Homework for Thinkers - FREE SAMPLE
This free sample includes six pages from Homework For Thinkers, which offers a variety of one-page problem-solving activities that cen be used any time of year.
Homework For Thinkers is a collection of open-ended activities that invite many different types of responses, so they can be used more than once during the year. Some of the activities are designed to be used over and over. Included are activities that support math concepts, literature response, observation, reading and/or writing skills, and more.
Any of these activities can also be used in the classroom.
And... they are perfect for substitutes!
The full Homework For Thinkers
resource includes the following:
Around the House - 9 pages - sort, categorize, count, observe
Draw and Write - 11 pages - prompts for drawing before writing
Color Combinations - 6 pages -- color, add, and compare
Working with Patterns - 9 pages - extend, create, interpret, describe
Counting Money - 8 pages -- count, draw, skip-count, add
Observe and Compare - 6 pages -- describe similarities and differences
What Goes in the Box? - 8 pages -- add, subtract, and find the unknown
See It • Draw It - 7 pages -- observe, draw, resize, rotate, and more
Story Problems - 13 pages -- draw to help solve word problems
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I am a retired elementary classroom teacher, a former art teacher, an artist and a writer. I have a Multiple Subjects credential, a Single Subject credential for Art and English, LDS/ESL certification, a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education with a Mathematics focus, and Montessori certification. I have worked with all elementary grades, and with special groups including ELL, GATE, and At-Risk students. Creating Art With Kids and Share2Learn lessons and resources are designed to foster student creativity, choice, and independence, and to encourage authentic art-making. Consideration is given to developmental appropriateness, differentiation possibilities, and teacher individuality. For this reason, directions are general, expectations are open-ended, and clip art on student pages is kept to a minimum.
Permission is granted to copy for single classroom use only, including homeschool classrooms, for use with classroom students. Additional licenses may be purchased for a reduced price. Electronic distribution is limited to single classroom use. Public and/or online display are not authorized; this resource may not be posted on district or classroom websites, or on any teaching resource websites, without permission of the author. Please do not give away my work.
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