Figure Me Out!
I got this idea from my peer teacher, Nina. It's a great way for students to share about themselves. I think it would be perfect for a first day of school activity. I would start by having the students first write the numbers. Later, once we have learned about multiplication and division, I would have them create the equations. Finally, they can put it all together in time for Open House. It can be easily adapted for the younger grades by using addition and/or subtraction. It can be adapted…
The Value of Open-Ended Math Questions (And a freebie, too!)
UPDATE Summer 2018: All Open-Ended packets have been updated, added lots of pages AND if you buy the bundle, not only do you save a lot of money, you also get the questions organized by UNITS! My truly fabo math supervisor held an in-service to address using open-ended questions in the younger grades. During the first five minutes, she asked us to share some journal entries we were currently using. One I shared: I have 10 cookies. 7 are chocolate chip. How many are sugar? I thought it was…
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An open ended mathematics question to help students explore the concept of fractions of a group. Students can choose how many flowers in the garden but can be challenged to choose a number that is a multiple of 4.
Fractions Day 11: Where'd You Get THAT Number Line? - The Teacher Studio
Hello everyone–and thanks for coming back for more fraction adventures! Today’s post is really a combination of classroom “happenings”; I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but sometimes something I plan as a quick warm up turns into something just a teeeeeny bit more involved! Fraction Number Lines That was the case with my warm up […]