Excited to try drawing or sketch notes but need a product that will fit inside your interactive notebooks? Then Decorated Note Brochures are perfect for you!
Research shows that students who sketch, color, or doodle while listening to instruction tend to have better recall. These Decorated Note Brochures combine coloring, note taking, examples, and creative visual triggers to help students remember mathematical concepts.
This Unit 1 Bundle contains the following doodle notes:
These notes are grouped together into the Decimals Bundle. It is mainly a review of 5th grade standards but is also very important to 6th grade computation and number sense skills. We complete it at the beginning of the year so that they can review the skills weekly for the rest of the school year.
I simply have my students pick up their page on their way into class. After bell work they can fold and begin coloring the front of their brochure. My only requirements are that students must listen, they must take all applicable notes, and they must stop coloring/doodling when I am finished teaching. They are welcome to finish coloring and decorating after their classwork is complete or at home/in their free time.
I typically give students a few extra problems to complete that they work out on the right side of their notebooks.
Project the template onto your board, screen using a projector or Elmo, or use powerpoint or your Smart Board software. I cut and paste into ActivInspire and write directly on my smartboard.
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More are added daily! If you have a request for a topic, please contact me. I can have it for you asap!
LICENSING TERMS: This purchase includes a license for one teacher only for personal use in their classroom. No part of this resource is to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are a coach, principal, or district interested in transferable licenses to accommodate yearly staff changes, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COPYRIGHT TERMS: Copyright 2017 Kristine Vasher (The Math Detective). This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives, unless the site is password protected and can only be accessed by students.