Mathematics interventions in middle and elementary school should devote about 10 minutes in each session to build fluent retrieval of basic facts. These worksheets are used as bell work or warm-ups in middle school math intervention classes to help students practice their basic skills. Mondays are addition problems, Tuesdays are subtraction, Wednesdays are multiplication, Thursdays are division, and Fridays cover a variety of skills Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½ order of operations, fraction equivalence, fractions-decimals-percents, etc.
As the school year progresses, variety, in the form of fractions, decimals, signed integers, etc., is added to each day as these skills are covered in the studentsÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½ primary math class. The skill sets are aligned with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for middle school. This set is used in the third weeks. At this point the sixth graders are adding and subtracting fractions with different denominators. The seventh and eighth graders basic skills are nearly identical Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½ there are some scientific notation problems that the eighth graders have that the seventh graders do not have.
Each bundle of basic skills contains problems for 6 weeks for 6th, 7th and 8th graders. The bundle is a windows zipped file that contains word formatted (doc ) and adobe formatted (pdf) files for each week. Each file is two pages long Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½ MTW on the first page and ThF on the second page.
Created by Margaret Matchett.