Have some fun with math! A great way to start off the school year! Use literature to motivate and to get students thinking about math in context. Some lessons are designed to be reflective, show the value of math in our everyday lives, and some are designed just to have fun solving problems. The use of literature will certainly get a giggle from your class!
This collection is an assortment of math activities that students will enjoy.
*Journal prompt - What is Math?
*Templates for Extensions
*Math Riddle and template for students
*Problem Solving Strategies Anchor Chart
*Questions in context based on the following popular collections:
- Poems by Shel Silverstein
- A Day with No Math by Marilyn Kaye
- Math Curse by Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith
- Spaghetti and Meatballs for all! By Marilyn Burns
A fun way to start the school year... or to have a down day from the rigors of your daily math routines! Thank you for downloading!