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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Order of Operations Rap Songs and Activities

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Here is a hip-hop version of PEMDAS by Flocabulary:



Order of Operations Math Rap by Mr. Tomai's class:



You may also be interested in using task cards in your classroom. Task cards may be used for a scavenger hunt, a game of SCOOT or for other movement games. Brain research shows us that movement increases student achievement. You may wish to try these free task cards to see how well they work in your classroom.


 order of operations games activities 5th 6th grade

You will receive six task cards for students must determine the missing sign. A student response form is provided along with an answer key. These cards work well as a Common Core review, test prep or as a quick formative assessment.

CCSS.Math.Content.5.OA.A.1 
CCSS.Math.Content.6.EE.A.2c

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 order of operations math posters anchor charts PEMDAS

You will receive a PEMDAs poster and 2 student graphic organizers for your 5th or 6th grade math centers. They are in color and in black and white.
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Free Order of Operations Winter Theme Owls Task Cards


You will receive 10 owl themed task cards to use in your math centers or stations as review games, for test prep activities or as a quick formative assessment. A student response form and answer key are also included.

Grade 5 Common Core:
CCSS.Math.Content.5.OA.A.1 CCSS.Math.Content.6.EE.A.2c

For 30 additional cards to have a scavenger hunt or play a game of SCOOT:

Winter Math 30 Order of Operations Task Cards

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Your students may also like this order of operations math card game:



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Here is a whole brain teaching lesson about the order of operations.



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Finally, this video shows some downsides of the order of operations and the need for parenthesis.



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 order of operations 5th 6th grade PEMDAS book

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Multiplying Fractions with Models Activities

Are your students just going through the motions instead of truly understanding what it means to multiply fractions? 

 multiplying fractions with visual models

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Here are two videos to show them how to multiply fractions using models:



Multiplying fractions: visualizing | Fractions | 5th grade | Khan Academy


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5th and 6th Grade Common Core Math

 multiplying fractions with visual models worksheets

 fractions multiplication 5th grade common core math

Your 5th grade students will practice multiplying fractions on a number line and with picture models. In the first half of the packet, the students will model multiplication of fractions with number lines. In the second half, they will model the process with pictures. Anchor charts, examples, and word problems are also included. Answer keys are provided. 

Common Core:
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NF.B.4.A

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 free multiplying fractions games activities 5th grade

You will receive six task cards cards to use in your centers and stations as a review, test prep or quick formative assessment. Students may play games and other activities. You will also receive a student response form and answer key. 

Common Core: 5.NF 
Common Core 6.NS 
Common Core 7.NS 

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Here are two videos showing the process with math manipulatives:






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