The Math Penguin

Awesome images about the math penguin

Teaching 5th grade the last 4 years, we went back and forth on that silly cone and cylinder too. How many edges do they really have? Glad to see someone else is just as confused as I. (By the way, it's all in the wording of your definition of edge.)
Teaching With a Mountain View: Line Plot Activities and Resources
Grade 4 Math Test Prep Centers-- They align to both the 4th Grade TEKS and 4th Grade Common Core. $
Strategy for showing how to use formulas (is/can/looks like). This chart uses perimeter, but could use any formula.
I taught prime numbers this week.  This is a great idea for a center activity.
LOVE the dollar store! Kathy Griffin has this great game with video directions on her blog! All from the dollar store!
First Grade fractions
a neat trick for subtraction with regrouping
Here is a GREAT lesson on making a circle graph inspired by a great piece of math literature. Very motivating for students!
Vocabulary and Sentence Frames in Math to develop academic language.
AWESOME VIDEO--- VERY CONCRETE!!! dividing decimals-modeling
The 4th Grade May-niacs: Division without Dividing??? (pretty far in the future but I don't want to forget this trick!)
Staircase of metric measurements
tric conversion pop-up. This blog has WONDERFUL ideas and the entry linked has links for products on TPT that I really want: math reflection fans and math interactive journals.
Conquer math word problems - A great list of ideas for improving math problem solving for your child!
Such a smart way to help kids see that there are 5 minutes between each number on the clock. Great telling time activity.
Fruit Loops activity to review ratios...can also use for probability and lots of great math ideas for upper grades
Love this visual for quadrilaterals!
Sara J Creations: Math Workshop: Where Do I Start?
Where was this a month ago when I started teaching equivalent fractions??? File it away for next year ... Foldable for teaching equivalent fractions
Love the visual!
ath Bins for Early Finishers ~ keep them learning and engaged using great ideas and hands on learning
This fun multiplication art project comes from Looking From Third to Fourth! Kids construct a city of arrays! Check out her site for details and a printable.
Perimeter & Area activity. Do in hallway, lunchroom, or gym. Blue painter's tape will easily come off when finished. Great task for parent volunteers to set up. I'd number them with tape too!
ath Vocab sheet - Frayer Model example
Improve your students understanding of PLACE VALUE with these SIX models for teaching decimals. Make sure your students have concrete, hands-on experiences before moving to abstract thinking. #math #decimals
Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits: Launching Guided Math {A How To Guide}
How to Recharge Mathematical Thinking using the Recharge & Write cooperative learning strategy.
Give the kids place value  blocks to make their name... have them calculate the value of their name.  I am so doing this in our math journals this week!  - Step into 2nd Grade with Mrs. Lemons: More Mudge and Place Value!
CHEEZ-IT Area & Perimeter...math is SO much more fun with food!!!
volume activity 2
Such a smart way to help kids see that there are 5 minutes between each number on the clock. Great telling time activity.
Jenga Math (indoor recess...kids will love it!) You can also write in sharpie on them...maybe one side for math and the other for language?! Possibilities are endless! I knew I kept Jenga and Twister in my storage closet for some reason!! =)
Lego math games/what a great visual for kids!!!
Parts of a dollar
Area math game: Roll the dice and draw the area array on your own grid - first to fill it wins. Or 2 players choose a different colored pen each.
Lots of great math anchor charts on this page, including these graphic organizers for fractions.
Strategy for showing how to use formulas (is/can/looks like). This chart uses perimeter, but could use any formula.
Only have 60 minutes for math? Here is a Math workshop/rotation model that an upper elementary teachers uses in her room that takes 60 minutes to work!
I love this idea for an interactive circle graph!!!
Fruit Loops activity to review ratios...can also use for probability and lots of great math ideas for upper grades
Fabulous in Fourth!: Geometry Use elastic bands or Chinese jumpropes to have students demonstrate polygons, parallel lines, obtuse angles, etc.
Vocabulary and Sentence Frames in Math to develop academic language.
What Time is it? Time Matching Game using leftover plastic eggs
10 classroom routines that get kids talking about math
ultiplying Fractions- I have never seen it drawn out with over lapping the 2 multiplied fractions!
Such a smart way to help kids see that there are 5 minutes between each number on the clock. Great telling time activity.
The Fraction Bug - I've needed some ideas like this for introducing fractions!  Color coding is a great way to differentiate fractions.
Strategy for showing how to use formulas (is/can/looks like). This chart uses perimeter, but could use any formula.
So, these are our foldables from this week - we made a triangular prism and a tetrahedron for our journals.  We wrote some of the attributes for each shape inside the nets (# of faces, # of edges, # of vertices, sketch, and surface area and volume).  As w
Area, perimeter and volume anchor chart
perimeter is/can/looks like anchor chart
What Time is it? Time Matching Game using leftover plastic eggs
Fractions
Here is a GREAT lesson on making a circle graph inspired by a great piece of math literature. Very motivating for students!
Real-World Algebra Activity. Use A variety on Items around the classroom. Set a variable and a price to represent each item. (You can even allow the students to determine the prices). Have the students shop for items or create a shopping list for them. St
Student-Created QR Code Math Posters Tutorial - Easy steps for having students create their own answer QR codes for math word problem posters.
Here is a GREAT lesson on making a circle graph inspired by a great piece of math literature. Very motivating for students!
Line Plot Anchor Chart
Teaching Exponents Anchor Chart!
Edible Flat & Solid Shapes
Using Legos to find additive volume. 5th Grade CCSS Math standards.
Use these apps as a fun way to practice math skills, whether you are at home or in the classroom!
Design a Park - area and perimeter
math notebook idea
Would be great visual--- just add area values as well.
Concrete way to teach improper fractions and mixed numbers!
hands-on investigation for learning how to understand time!
Only have 60 minutes for math? Here is a Math workshop/rotation model that an upper elementary teachers uses in her room that takes 60 minutes to work!
Vocabulary and Sentence Frames in Math to develop academic language.
Area, perimeter and volume anchor chart
What Time is it? Time Matching Game using leftover plastic eggs
The 4th Grade May-niacs: Division without Dividing??? Interesting. Good idea for kids struggling with division.
LEGO Math by Erin Bittman, weareteachers
Classifying shapes by their attributes and working  with quadrilaterals.