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    This 36 page set of worksheets, task cards, games, a writing activity, math activities and more will keep your kids busy learning the first week. Great activities to help you get to know the kids, while allowing them to get to know one another, and helping them make the transition to a new classroom. Love this for Back to School! (TpT Resource)

    math notebook rubric (4th)

    Life in Fifth Grade: Increasing Students' Thinking! Moving Past "Right There" Questions

    Pizza Fractions Project!

    Dividing Fractions Task Cards $

    This 60+ page assessment bundle contains quick math assessments for every 5th Grade Common Core Math Standard. There are at least 2 assessments included for each standard. These assessments packs are also available for grades 1, 2, 3, and 4!

    Free Back to School Ice Breaker! | Minds in Bloom ... I use a similar BINGO game as an ice breaker for the first day

    First week of school ideas (for older grades) -- great teaching blog to follow as well

    Ideas for setting up anchor-chart friendly bulletin boards!

    increase student engagement

    Fun Games 4 Learning: Domino Math Games

    On Twitter, I recently shared an excellent article by Justin Tarte called 5 Questions Every Teacher Should Ask Him/Herself. The first reflection question Justin recommends is: Who is doing a majority of the talking in your classroom? It’s the person who is doing the majority of the talking that tends to do the most learning, so what …

    Assessments, extra practice, or task cards for 5NBT1-5NBT7, which covers place value concepts, operations, and decimals.

    5th Grade Common Core Math Task Cards with a fun SPRING theme. Every single common core standard is reviewed. Perfect Test Prep, Centers, Spiral Review, etc. $

    Fractions Decimals and Percents | and Worksheets to go with the book Fractions, Decimals, and Percents ...

    Accountable Talk Posters-Free and cute! Great for Number talks/Math Congress! Math Accountable Talk! Free!

    Teaching 3-digit multiplication using colors.

    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!

    Multiplying and Dividing by Powers of Ten. Have students act it out for a concrete understanding of what's really going on.

    Smartie fractions...gotta love candy!

    Think Pair Share plus other Graphic Organizers

    Need an idea to end the day? The End of the Day Jar has 24 questions to ask students to get them talking about their school day. This helps build community in the classroom. You can call on students to answer the questions or have them talk with a buddy.

    Math Talk- LOVE this @Bonnie S. S. S. S. S. S. Michaels !