# Explore Stick Geometry, Geometry Angles, and more!

#### Geometry ideas for modeling with pretzel sticks and marshmallows - like this better than toothpicks

Geometry ideas for modeling with pretzel sticks and marshmallows - like this better than toothpicks

#### 3D shapes chart free printable chart. The information for each shape is color-coded for easy student reference. Just download and print the document, cut the pieces apart, and you will be ready to glue them onto chart paper.

3D shapes chart free printable chart. The information for each shape is color-coded for easy student reference. Just download and print the document, cut the pieces apart, and you will be ready to glue them onto chart paper.

#### I wish someone would have taught me this a long time ago so I would remember gallons, quarts, pints, and cups!

I wish someone would have taught me this a long time ago so I would remember gallons, quarts, pints, and cups!

#### Lastly, we are busing learning addition and subtraction within 40 right now, somewhat complicated by our new standards and the fact that Math in Focus goes a little more in depth than necessary according to the CCSS. One of our fab second grade teachers had this super cute poem up in her room, and I just had to snag it. I haven’t displayed it in my classroom yet because we’re really not supposed to be teaching algorithms at this point. Regardless, it’s sooooo cute! {The author is…

Lastly, we are busing learning addition and subtraction within 40 right now, somewhat complicated by our new standards and the fact that Math in Focus goes a little more in depth than necessary according to the CCSS. One of our fab second grade teachers had this super cute poem up in her room, and I just had to snag it. I haven’t displayed it in my classroom yet because we’re really not supposed to be teaching algorithms at this point. Regardless, it’s sooooo cute! {The author is…

Comparing, Rounding, and Fractions

### Adding and Subtracting Fractions Using the Four-Square Method

Adding and Subtracting Fractions Anchor Chart - When I first started teaching adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators to my fifth graders, I quickly realized that they needed some concrete step-by-step directions. They also needed a way to organize their work. I racked my brain for a little while before coming up with this graphic organizer. My students love it, and they never confuse the steps again! $

#### Do this every year when we review the angles formed by parallel lines & transversals. Students LOVE writing on the tables!

Do this every year when we review the angles formed by parallel lines & transversals. Students LOVE writing on the tables!

Coin Popsicle Stick Puppets