# Joanna Connell

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Students create a samurai or knight using 3D shapes. Each group gets at least one cone (party hat), one cylinder (paper towel roll), rectangular prisms (any size boxes), and a sphere (styrofoam ball). They can also use the materials to create a
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Measurement
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
7.G.B.6, 8.G.C.9
\$3.00
1 rating
4.0
Surprisingly, my students love this! I get a set of maps from the visitor's center. It is more fun when it is not a map of the state where you live. We discuss the scale and how it works with the map, then students get to "travel" and calculate
Subjects:
Math, Measurement
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
7.G.A.1
\$2.00
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Students will use the code at the bottom to color in the blocks to create an emoji! This helps them to not only practice adding integers, but also knowing the order of the integers.
Subjects:
Algebra, Arithmetic, Mental Math
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Computation, Math Centers
CCSS:
7.NS.A.1d
\$3.00
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Create posters using the information on the key. Students are able to practice calculating discount and tax. I hang the posters around the room and they shop and calculate away!
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
6.NS.B.2, 6.NS.B.3, 7.RP.A.2, 7.RP.A.3
\$3.00
1 rating
3.0
Students work in groups using colored pencils and blocks to solve ratio problems four different ways. They will draw a picture, create a double number line, create a tape diagram, and draw a ratio table for each set of problems. There is also a
Subjects:
Math, Applied Math, Mental Math
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
6.RP.A.1, 6.RP.A.3, 6.RP.A.3a
\$5.00
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Give a quick pre-test to see what your students already know! This can help with planning your lessons, time frames, and differentiation!
Subjects:
Applied Math, Fractions, Mental Math
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment
CCSS:
6.NS.B.4, 6.RP.A.1, 6.RP.A.3, 6.RP.A.3a
\$2.00
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Each groups gets a large piece of construction paper. Hang the papers around the room. Students must bring their correct answers to the teacher to draw listed part of the pumpkin for each section. They cannot work ahead. You can give the entire
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Fractions
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
5.NF.A.1, 5.NF.A.2, 5.NF.B.4a, 6.NS.A.1
\$2.00
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Students can learn about the culinary arts career path with these videos and article!
Subjects:
Career and Technical Education, Life Skills, School Counseling
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
\$2.00
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Give each student a snack size pack of M&M's. This activity is a good transition between theoretical and experimental probability.
Subjects:
Math, Statistics
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
7.SP.C.5, 7.SP.C.6
\$1.00
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Students create a slideshow with one moving object. They will describe this movement using transformation terminology.
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Measurement
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
8.G.A.1, 8.G.A.2, 8.G.A.3, 8.G.A.4
\$3.00
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Students get a hands-on experience with ratios using Froot Loops. I suggest giving them different colored pencils to use for the picture. This one activity covers all of the 6th grade ratio standards.
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Mental Math
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
6.RP.A.1
\$2.00
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Students use the concept of scale drawings to create a drawing of their bedroom. I allow students to make it a 3D drawing for extra credit.
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Measurement
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
7.G.A.1
\$2.00
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I use this presentation to help students find the rules for reflections on their own.
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities
\$2.00
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Ratios is a new topic for sixth graders, so I like to start with a guided imagery. Have students spread out in your classroom with the lights off or low and soft music playing in the background. I have them close their eyes while I read the guided
Subjects:
Applied Math, Other (Math), Mental Math
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Math Centers
CCSS:
6.RP.A.1, 6.RP.A.3
\$5.00
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The test, reflection, and answers are all included!
Subjects:
Applied Math, Numbers, Mental Math
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment
CCSS:
6.NS.B.4, 6.RP.A.1, 6.RP.A.2, 6.RP.A.3, 6.RP.A.3a, 6.RP.A.3b, 6.RP.A.3c
\$4.00
1 rating
4.0
Reach out to your artistic students by letting them color in a doodle before beginning a new topic or chapter. This is also a great way for them to see the topics that will be coming up! Lots of students like to use this as their cover sheet!
Subjects:
Fractions, Decimals
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts, Clip Art
\$1.50
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This short assessment is a quick way to see what students already know about fractions, decimals, and percents. This can help in planning lessons, figuring out time frames, and differentiation.
Subjects:
Fractions, Mental Math, Decimals
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment
\$2.00
not yet rated
Quiz, Reflection, and Answers ALL included!
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Decimals
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment
CCSS:
6.NS.B.2, 6.NS.B.3
\$5.00
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This is a great way to see what your students already know before you start planning! This information can help you plan your lessons, time frames, and differentiation.
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Fractions
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment
CCSS:
6.NS.A.1
\$2.00
not yet rated
Students will physically move on a sidewalk chalk drawn coordinate plane. They will practice plotting rational coordinates and reflections.
Subjects:
Math, Graphing
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
6.NS.C.6, 6.NS.C.6b
\$5.00
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught 6th grade since 2008. I teach all levels of math in 6th grade, which covers 6th through 8th grade standards. I taught 5th grade for two years beforehand. I taught all subjects in 5th grade.

MY TEACHING STYLE

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher of the Year in 2016

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated from Winthrop with a Bachelor's in Elementary Education. I later added Middle Level Math and Gifted and Talented to my certification. I graduated from Columbia College with a Master's in Divergent Learning.