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Middle school math meets Christmas holiday fun with six no prep puzzle pages for order of operations, integer, fraction, and problem solving review!
All you need to do is print and copy! These easy to prepare activity pages are perfect for the

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Differentiating between multiplication and division in fraction word problems and correctly applying the algorithm is an important operation and problem solving skill under the Common Core and Texas TEKS. Scaffold student understanding of this

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Use the 32 game cards to create a math center for students to practice identifying decimal numbers written in expanded form and expanded notation using fractions and decimals. The cards also help reinforce and review decimals in word form and place

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Learning ratios and proportions takes a lot of practice, and these differentiated task cards have 132 total questions that go with 44 real world and model scenarios. Students write ratios in word form, colon form, fraction form, and decimal form

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Area models using base ten blocks can be used to represent multiplication and division of decimals and whole numbers. Practice the skills required of the Common Core and Texas TEKS math standards to use multiple representations of multiplication

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It's the end of the year, and you need easy to prep and fun work for your middle school math class. These three different activities are perfect for you when you need engaging print-and-go activities to review materials learned during the school

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Explore aspects of decimal place value such as vocabulary, expanded notation, expanded form, word form, and relative values with this foldable interactive mini book. Practice activities for expanded notation and writing decimal numbers also fit

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These three prime and composite number math centers are designed to reinforce prime and composite identification with numbers 1 through 100. A Venn diagramming activity has students sort numbers by properties such as prime and composite and even

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This unit contains all the activities you will need while introducing and reviewing properties of operations at the middle school level. Introduce the associative, commutative, distributive, identity, and inverse properties of operations with a

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Practice integers with five math centers that cover a range of introductory skills students need to master integer operations. Integer vocabulary, integer modeling with algebra tiles, number lines, and tables, as well as problem solving are

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Write and solve one-step equations from real world word problem solving scenarios. Thirty-two rigorous task cards have students practice writing and solving one-step equations with a variety of numbers: integers, fractions, and decimals. The

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In this lesson, you will use base ten blocks and models to introduce and practice three alternative division strategies: fair sharing, area model, and partial quotients. This lesson is meant to be done with your students, ideally in small groups,

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This resource is perfect for introducing order of operations to your fifth, sixth, or seventh grade class with the included interactive notebook materials, two-sided work mat, and order of operations practice pages. The practice pages are leveled

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As teachers, we know how difficult it can be for students to learn how to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators. Use this introductory lesson and pattern blocks manipulatives to help students gain confidence!
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Explore the relationship between mixed numbers and improper fractions using pattern blocks and these three specially designed activities: building mixed numbers and improper fractions task cards, fractions on a number line activity sheet, and mixed

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

This is my thirteenth year as an educator in Texas. I have taught science and math classes at a fifth and sixth grade campus--including teaching in bilingual classes for three years. Now I am an instructional math coach with experience in curriculum creation, professional development, instructional leadership.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I enjoy teaching in small groups, using manipulatives, and models.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher Ambassador Award (campus)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Sam Houston State University--Undergraduate *Coursework in Mathematics Education, Plate Tectonics, Oceanography, Geology, Astrophysics, Anatomy, Microbiology, and Chemistry *Texas Teacher Certifications in Early Childhood Education, Mathematics, Science, and English as a Second Language

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

The materials here have been used in my own classroom or in classrooms thoughout my school and school district, so you can be confident in using them in your classroom, too!

GRADES

4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}

SUBJECTS

Specialty, Math, Algebra, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Other (Math), Science, Basic Principles, Biology, Chemistry, Math Test Prep, Classroom Management, Statistics, Character Education, Word Problems, General Science, Physical Science, Algebra 2, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Decimals, Black History Month, Easter, Spring, Place Value, Summer, End of Year, Classroom Community