Students keep on desks, throughout the day call out "time check" and students record the time. It really gets the kids to be able to read a clock!
This matching idea can be easily adapted for just about any skill.
What's the number? Kids ask questions like Is the number greater than/less than....? Is the number between ___ and ___? Is the number in the tens place ____? etc. Or students may ask in number sentences- - Is the number 5+1? No two questions in a row can make the same comparison.
Here's a set of strips and pattern pieces for students to make their own fall patterns.
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