The Best Part of Me - literature lesson, photography, and poetry writing This year I teamed with the middle school photography class. My class read the book, then wrote about our favorite parts, then photography class took the pictures. They are currently hanging in the hallway.
Beaded number rods for subtraction! Great visual for students with special needs. Adding concrete materials when performing simple operations, helps build number sense to ensure students are relating quantities to symbols (numbers). For this and more great ways to use beads and pipe cleaners in your math lesson, go to: http://commoncoreconnectionusa.blogspot.com/2014/12/beaded-number-rods.html