## The Teaching With Simplicity Blog

### Number Sentence Card Pack

I have just completed a cooperative learning card pack for number sentences.  The pack is aligned to Common Core Standards and a list is provided.

### Decimals Aren’t So Scary!!

In my fourth grade class right now we are in the middle of a decimal unit.  In honor of the upcoming Halloween frenzy, I created

### Coins, Doubloons, and Money Too!

Beginning this week, my fourth graders will begin a Math unit on money.  While searching for activities, I was finding them few and far between.

### Coin Combinations

A little late, but I have an I have..Who has… game prepared.  Beginning tomorrow, my class will begin a unit on money.  I created this

### Common Core Posters

Have you looked at the Common Core Standards and felt a little overwhelmed? I know I have. I have created KID friendly Common Core Math

### Area/Perimeter – Write ‘n’ Pass

Students make a figure while their partner determines the perimeter and area. For directions on Write ‘n’ Pass click HERE. Area Perimeter Rally Table

### Geometry Vocabulary – Dueling Flipchart

1. Prompt students to think of as many words related to Geometry as they can. 2. Each student writes in a different color. 3. Specify

### Equivalent Representations – Dueling Flip Chart

1. Prompt students to think of as many ways to write equivalent representations for a number. 2. Each student writes in a different color. 3.

### Geometry – Find my Rule

Find my Rule is a good enrichment activity for Geometry concepts. This week I used the structure for review. I presented four polygons to my

### Super Speed 1000 and Super Speed Math

Whole Brain Teaching offers a variety of free materials. Super Speed Math is a favorite with my fourth graders. They set personal records and goals

### Customary Units of Measurement – Corners

1. Provide students with 4 choices:  Inches, feet, yard, and mile.  They choose which one they want to represent and think of a real world

### Rounding Whole Numbers-Card Set

These card sets can be used a number of different ways. They can be used for Pick a Card, Ask-n-Switch, and even Show-It. After copying

### Lines of Symmetry-Four Corners

CLASSROOM LEARNING ACTIVITY: 1. Give students the choice of drawing an object with exactly one, two, three, or four lines of symmetry. 2. Give students

### Polygon Card Set

CLASSROOM LEARNING ACTIVITY: Using Pick a Card, Ask-n-Switch, and even Show-It. The cards can be used for a review of polygons. Polygon Cards http://d1.scribdassets.com/ScribdViewer.swf