These math enrichment activities are a highly engaging way to challenge your little geniuses and fast finishers. Your students will utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills while building a deep and solid understanding of various math concepts. Each of the 15 printable activities offer
Teaching mathematical behaviors and problem solving is as important a part of what I do with my students as teaching them the math content. One thing I have noticed is that students coming to me often are lacking the "perseverance" needed to successfully tackle new and challenging problems.
4th Grade Math Enrichment Projects for the Entire Year! Covering all of the Common Core 4th Grade Math Standards, but suitable to any 4th grade math curriculum! I have bundled all of my 4th Grade Math Enrichment Projects that are directly tied to a particular set of math standards.The projects inc
The math enrichment activities included are an engaging way to challenge your little geniuses and fast finishers. Your students will utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills while building a deep and solid understanding of various math concepts. Each of the 16 printable activities offe
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CRITICAL THINKING: Follow the Clues to the Mystery Number
Engage your little detectives in this fun, critical thinking exercise. Follow the Clues to the Mystery Number is a problem solving activity wherein students are given 4 clues to use in conjunction with 100s charts.
Begin by having the st
20 printable pages for students to identify and generate patterns. Students look at a sequence of numbers or shapes and determine what comes next. And, students analyze geometric designs (how many squares, how many triangles, how many circles). And, students look at four numbers and decide which
Math Task Cards: Math Task Cards are perfect to get your students' brains working!
These 24 math task cards are for students to work on at various times such as team time, math centers, or even down time and individually or in pairs/groups. For differentiation, lower numbers are easier and they get
Critical Thinking: Writing: Problem Solving: Math Workshop: Visual Literacy
This project teaches students to observe photographs of tessellations closely and critically. It uses components of "Making Thinking Visible" strategies. Students create their own tessellations using pattern blocks, and
Klingon Attack gives students practice factoring as they try to save the earth from Klingons. The puzzle is deep so the addition of the Klingon story-line is not the only thing that will engage children.
I'll offer $100 for an example of the problem in the classroom. Submissions to gord@mathpic
Did you know Fibonacci Day is November 23?
Investigating the Fibonacci Sequence is a fabulous way to explore numbers and patterns within the world around us.
Start off with informational text about Fibonacci. Students find evidence in the text before moving on.
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Engaging activities for multiplication facts.
These multiplication fact sheets have been a great hit with my students, and I'm sure they will be with yours too. They will help students understand the concept of multiplication, as well as memorize their multiplication facts. They can be used as mo
These critical thinking activities engage students in problem solving activities including finding patterns, guess and check, writing equations, and making tables using basic operations, place value and other math skills. The problem solving situations all revolve around weather related problems an
Help the hunters find the escaped turkeys! These critical thinking activities by Pamela Brock engage students in solving fun and sometimes comedic real life word problems involving place value, subtraction, multiplication, division, interpreting remainders, using variables, order of operations, fin
This puzzle is a great way to inspire grade 4-7 students in both
1) Prime factorization of Integers
2) Finding the Greatest Common Factor
45 minutes is the minimum amount of time that a class might spend on Mimizu. If desired, there is enough material in this download for several weeks of hard fu
Introduce your students into the fascinating world of mathematical functions. This set of 40 task cards will ask each student to complete a table given a special rule and determine the specific rule used to generate the table. Use this activity as an oral presentation by each student to the clas
Tired of your students mindlessly memorizing math vocabulary and then not applying it? Here's your solution! Rigor, collaboration, and differentiation are built-in components of this interactive journal.
This bundle includes everything you need for this year-long daily vocabulary notebook!
PowerPoint Presentation -- a simple, color-coded overview of odd and even numbers, with presentations of definitions, visual examples, and product expectations for addition and multiplication. Perfect for having students copy into their Math Journals for future reference. CCSS 3.OA.D.9; 4.OA.C.5,
37 printable pages to help your students improve their critical thinking skills. Each page offers five clues to discovering a secret number. Clues tell the student if the number is odd or even, whether it is single or double digit, if it is a prime or composite number, if it is a square number (4,
These critical thinking activities by Pamela Brock all revolve around the Christmas theme. They involve students in finding patterns, multiplication, using variables, comparing numbers, order of operations, making tables, ratios, process of elimination, guess and check, and finding volume. It is g
A set of basic vertical problems are provided with the addition of zero, subtraction of zero, and multiplication of zero. Each set of problems is followed by a prompt leading the student to determine the rule based on the pattern they see in the problems and answers calculated in that particular se
Turn and Talk Multiplication and Division Discussion Prompts provides students the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of multiplication and division with thought provoking questions. With these discussion prompts students will be able to construct viable arguments and critique the reasoni
Included with purchase are 44 Thanksgiving Math Prompt Cards.
This product aligns with fourth and fifth grade math. It could be used for a third grade extension/enrichment and 6th grade review resource as well. Most of the task cards are multi-step challenges that require effort and problem solving