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Day 86: Create a Design

My 5th grade advance students began their exploration of fractions shortly before the winter break through a series of tasks cards. Each card had specific information about the design to be drawn and the only limitation was the size of … Continue reading

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Day 63: Number of the Day Place Value Review

Today was all about a trip down memory lane. The Number of the Day task was to tap students’ prior knowledge about place value concepts and basic operations, all in preparation for our upcoming unit on decimals. (Yes, I know … Continue reading

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Day 50: Reflect

With the end of term approaching and Parent-Teacher Conferences on Sunday, it’s reflection time! Now is the perfect opportunity to see how students view themselves as students and where there is room for growth. The self-assessment included both written reflection … Continue reading

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Day 34: A Unique Quiz

Good morning, Mathematicians! On the desk are orange problem cards. Choose a card and simplify the expression. Show all your work on the recording sheet. Then, choose another card. Immediately, my 5th grade students set to work on the problems. … Continue reading

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