Category Archives: Grades 4 – 5

Dr Seuss

Celebrate Dr Seuss, the master of inspiring kids to learn.   Prepare for March with these great Dr Seuss ideas.  I couldn’t just collect math ideas. This is a good way to have students read different…

Middle School Guided Math

I have found many ideas and resources for middle school teachers.  These ideas would be helpful for teachers of advanced or gifted and talented upper elementary students.  My middle school teacher friends from North Shore…

Test Taking Tips

Every classroom needs to practice test taking tips.  This time of year as teachers are preparing their students for complex math test questions, let’s prepare our students’ perseverance and problem solving skills! Test Taking Tips # 1:…

Olympics

Go for the gold in the Olympics!  Teachers, here are many different activities, posters, and games around the theme of the “Olympics”.  These Olympic resources are not just for math;  I couldn’t just pull math ideas because…

Geometry

Geometry is a great unit that lends itself to hands-on explorations by students.  I have collected several ideas from Pinterest that I will be showcasing here.  Be sure to follow to my Pinterest Business page for…

Circumference and Radius

Even though middle school geometry can be tough, there’s no reason to fear the friendly circle. Big words like “circumference,” “radius,” and “diameter” may sound intimidating, but they’re just fancy words for different measurements of…

Geometry Sort

Teachers can use this activity called Geometry Sort.  It allows students to take ownerships and use logical reasoning skills by letting students choose the shape they want to analyze.  They write the name of the…