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"decomposing" 1. Start kids with 2 colors of cubes ( 5 each) and indiv white boards and markers. Have them make a stick of 5 purple, 0 green. show how to write the equation. Decompose the number 5 with cubes and show ALL equations with sums of 5 with kids. 2. practice next day. 3. Day 3-give them cubes and this sheet (5) and paper squares as well.
Math Smartboard Lessons: With the growing popularity of smartboards, it is important for us future teachers to have a resource like this on hand! The lessons are k-5, and there's gotta be at least 100 of them on this website. I'll definitely be saving this link for my future room! -Maggie Smith 4/1/2013
These 24 differentiated Math Talk Cars contain questions and sentence starters to help your students practice communicating their ideas about problem solving. This is a great tool to encourage students to use in a mini lesson, partner time, or during math stations.