Decomposing fractions is a wonderful way to develop fraction sense. Try using these three manipulatives to make it concrete. (Free Printable Included) This post may contain affiliate Amazon links and links to other bloggers. There is no extra cost to you, but if you choose...

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August 14, 2017 Rachel C
Math
It’s week three of our Developing Fraction Sense series. We began with a look at Numerators and Denominators…. Get it here Then, Math Geek Mama talked about using benchmarks…. Get That Post Here Today we are going to discuss three ways to develop fraction sense...

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July 31, 2017 Rachel C
Math
These patriotic two step word problems have children solving word problems using all operations and require two steps to solve. This post may contain Amazon links and links to other bloggers. There is no extra cost to you, but if you choose to purchase, I...

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May 3, 2017 Rachel C
Math
They were just simple review questions. Questions that should be easy to solve, but ones he kept getting wrong. Over and over I had seen him solve problems this way…. $10.00 – $6.43 = $4.43 It is a simple mistake (he is subtracting...

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October 4, 2016 Rachel C
Math
Ever heard the chant 1 though 4 stay on the floor, 5 though 9 climb the vine? It is an adorable chant that is perfect for helping our kiddos remember what to do when rounding, but if all they do is recite the rhyme then there is...

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June 1, 2016 Rachel C
Math
Grab these 20-word problems that get children multiplying fractions by whole numbers using real life examples. The cards also encourage children to model. *This post contains affiliate links One of my favorite teaching positions in the public school was my time spent as a...

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March 29, 2016 Rachel C
Math
*This post contains affiliate links from Amazon and other bloggers Our fun with fractions is continuing this week. My boys are young (4 and 6), so my only goal for them is to understand that a fraction is equal parts, and that the numerator tells them how...

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March 15, 2016 Rachel C
Math