# classroom

Tons of grammar comics for all different kinds of topics!

Assessment - Awesome strategy where students use cards to indicate how they are progressing through the independent practice. This allows the teacher to intervene when necessary and gauge students' understanding of concepts.

Common Core aligned puzzle to teach cause, effect, and solution in informational text 1.99

Making Inferences Role Play Activity

Writing: "Use Transitions To..." Common Core Anchor Chart

Your third grade teachers are rolling over in their graves.

Interactive Education: Branches of Government

Ten Ideas for Teaching Fact and Opinion

Decimals to Fractions Freebie from Laura Candler's online file cabinet

A whole blog post devoted to graphing points on a coordinate graph. Lots of freebies!!! You are not going to want to miss this one!!!

square root of negative one teach math: Fraction Exponents. Easy.

Square Roots Graphic Organizer page for their notebooks. Includes a number line.

Technology Timesavers for teachers

Math station idea for upper level - love this blog of great ideas for lesson plans of group work!

Factoring Flowchart- except I'd make the students create it

Proving the Area of a triangle

FREE Angry Birds Coordinate Graphing Puzzles

If they don't get perimeter by the end of this song...I don't know how to make it any more clear :0)

race to the top - good for multiplying monomials already have template

Great math blog with a lot of real life applications and great inquiry based learning!

They start by drawing lines to separate the expression into a string of terms. Then they use a different color highlighter for each group and then they rewrite all the like terms together and simplify. Kids always want to "keep going" at step 4 up there so I try to stress that however many boxes we have is how many terms there are going to be in the answer in the end.