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Ms. Smith's Interactive Notebook - doing this especially for the factoring/multiples concepts. I always get that mixed up. Love that she uses visuals with the letters to help in remembering.

This chart will be of great use for Common Core math when students come to story problems. Great key words!

math anchor charts -- but more importantly, I like the way the letters are written! Stealing that for other anchor charts and things.

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Mrs. Sims Ms. Mathis' 4th Grade Math Website - great ideas

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Remember how we talked about "said is dead?" Take a look at this list and see how many other "said" words you can use in your writing!

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