I still cannot believe that it is in fact November! Perhaps it is because temperatures are still in the 90s here in Southern California. I am loving having a long 4 day- Veterans Day- Weekend. I can catch up on sleep, laundry, have some quality time with the family AND finish some products that have been in limbo. I am… Read More
Equivalent Fractions and Factors
This past week I introduced Equivalent Fractions. To introduce them we did a group sort where they were given a group of 100 different fractions and in various representations: area model, number line, dots, bars, word form and fraction form. Each group had to work collaboratively to sort them the best way they thought. Some students got it, while others struggled…. Read More
Christmas Factor Trees! Giveaway!
I am so grateful that I have the entire week off for the Thanksgiving holiday…. and I think my kids need a break as well. Today I want to share my Christmas Factor Trees. They are perfect for review of this Common Core Standard and they make a C-U-T-E and festive bulletin board. MY students loved this set last year…. Read More