### Line Graphs of Weather Forecasts

November 6, 2010

The student will be able to interpret data; make and read a line graph, understand plotting points on an X-Y axis, and round numbers.

### The Ten Commandments of Math: Mathematician’s Version

November 6, 2010

There really are two versions of this one, folks! So we’ll call this one the “mathematician’s version” and the other one the “classroom version”. So   >>>

### The Ten Commandments of Math: Classroom Version

November 6, 2010

There really are two versions of this one, folks! So we’ll call this one the “classroom version” and the other one the “mathematician’s version“. So   >>>

### Math = Art

November 6, 2010

A different approach to introduce your elementary students to multiplication is to combine it with art.

### Newspaper Activity for Math

November 6, 2010

Have students look through the newspaper classified ads for 5 to 10 numbers (depending on grade level) between 1,000 and 25,000. Put them in order   >>>

### Keeping Math Problems Straight

November 6, 2010

Graph paper solves a simple alignment issue.

### Your Clock is a Teaching Assistant

November 6, 2010

As long as we have analog clocks on the wall, we’d better make use of those hands going around and around.

### Problem Solving: The Twelve Days of Christmas

November 6, 2010

Students will use different problem-solving strategies, and creative writing, in association with Brian Wildsmith’s song.

### Apple Estimation

November 6, 2010

The student will use estimation, calculation of percentages and subjective-reasoning skills.

### Fraction City

November 6, 2010

Fractional Concepts: Continuous Fractions (partitioned wholes); Fraction Sense; Addition and Subtraction of Fractions; Equivalent Fractions Procedure

### How To Be A Good Secretary When Doing Long Division

November 6, 2010

Require that students show their work when doing long division.

### OREO Day

November 6, 2010

It’s almost Pavlovian in nature, and sure to make your students’ mouths drool. It’s OREO Day!

### Remembering Units of Measure

November 6, 2010

From first grade all the way into high school math, these basics are taught, but not always remembered. To help your students with this fundamental, you may try everything from spoken and written reminders to three-dimensional examples. Here are some suggestions that may make your job a little easier.

### Tricks For Your Digits

November 6, 2010

We’ve all heard of the different tricks that can help students learn their multiplication tables. Learn a few tricks here and contribute to the conversation if you know some tricks of your own.

### Fishing For Facts

November 6, 2010

Try fishing with vocabulary words or dates in history. Add the ideas below for incorporating bulletin boards, and you may be ready to go with an ocean theme for your whole room.