Mr Alexander

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Mr Alexander
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I give my students the opportunity to learn how to think. Learning should be meaningful and enjoyable.
 
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By Mr Alexander
I created this to give my students practice with calculating the surface areas of 3-D figures. Also check out my worksheet called "6.G.4 Decimals in Surface Area Nets." It's a challenge for students who can master this worksheet.
Subjects:
Geometry
Grades:
6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Task Cards
CCSS:
6.G.A.4
$3.00
53 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
Here's a little something I created for my 6th graders to practice finding missing info in ratio tables. I included 4 teaching slides to show students how to make equivalent ratios.
Subjects:
Numbers
Grades:
6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
6.RP.A.3
$3.00
13 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
Lots and lots of long division practice. The organizers let the students know exactly where the number should go as they work these problems out.
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Basic Operations
Grades:
6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
6.NS.B.2
$4.00
14 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
This worksheet has clip art that has been placed on a coordinate grid. Students are responsible for recording the coordinates for these items.
Subjects:
Math, Graphing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
5.G.A.1
$2.00
16 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
This is a flow chart that allows students to create a hierarchy of triangles and polygons covered in 5th grade.
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
5th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
CCSS:
5.G.B.3, 5.G.B.4
$2.00
23 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
Here's a little something I created to help my students working with ratios and rates. This helps them with creating equivalent ratios as well.
Subjects:
Numbers
Grades:
6th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment
$3.00
9 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
I made this visual representation of how fractions are divided by other fractions. My class used this successfully.
Subjects:
Math, Fractions
Grades:
6th
Types:
Worksheets
CCSS:
6.NS.A.1
$2.50
11 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
Students will be able practice adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators. They will need to read the wording carefully to determine the operation in the word problems here. In some cases they will be required to do addition and
Subjects:
Math, Fractions
Grades:
5th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Assessment
CCSS:
5.NF.A.1, 5.NF.A.2
$2.00
14 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
Here's a little something that I created so that students could practice determining the ratio proportions using a tape diagram.
Subjects:
Fractions, Word Problems
Grades:
6th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment
CCSS:
6.RP.A.3a, 6.RP.A.3b
$1.50
8 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
I created this activity to teach my 5th grade students the true meaning of multiplying fractions. They used this powerpoint to expllore the multiplication of fractions
Subjects:
Fractions
Grades:
5th
Types:
Worksheets, Webquests
CCSS:
5.NF.B.4
$2.00
10 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
This set of word problems allows students the opportunity to convert as well as compare different units of metric measurement. I have included a metric conversion chart.
Subjects:
Math, Measurement
Grades:
5th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework
CCSS:
5.MD.A.1
$2.50
13 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
Students can practice graphing on a coordinate grid using trends. There are also some review problems from previous lessons for place value, powers of 10, multiplication and division.
Subjects:
Math, Graphing
Grades:
5th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework
CCSS:
5.OA.B.3
$2.00
16 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
Here a little something that I created to help my students practice finding the surface area of rectangular prisms. The success of my other surface area product led me to create this one. I had fun creating this one. Enjoy
Subjects:
Geometry
Grades:
6th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Task Cards
CCSS:
6.G.A.4
$3.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
Students can use Powerpoint to plot points on a coordinate grid. The dots are include on each slide. They merely have to drag them to the coordinate where they belong, then make lines to connect them. I have included the answer key as well.
Subjects:
Math, Graphing
Grades:
4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Math Centers
CCSS:
5.OA.B.3
$2.00
4 ratings
3.8
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By Mr Alexander
Here's a little something I created for my students to work on finding the GCF and LCM. The Ladder Method is an alternative to finding GCF and LCM the traditional ways.
Subjects:
Numbers
Grades:
6th
Types:
Worksheets
$3.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
I created this to help my students divide fraction by fractions. The mixed number answer tricked them.
Subjects:
Math, Fractions
Grades:
6th
Types:
Worksheets
CCSS:
6.NS.A.1
$2.50
7 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
Here are 20 word fraction word problems that I used after I taught my students to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions. Common Core Fraction Practice.
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets
CCSS:
5.NF.A.1, 5.NF.A.2, 5.NF.B.3, 5.NF.B.4
$3.00
11 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
Here is a multiplication strategy that can help students with multiplying 4-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers. It allows them to break down the steps outside of the standard algorithm. Once the see the pieces, it will be easier for students to
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations
Grades:
5th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
CCSS:
5.NBT.B.5
$2.00
9 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
Here's a little poster that I created so my students could remember the steps to long division. I have included the pieces for create a poster, a full size sheet and smaller desk posters. Students can use this as a reference in your student's
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Basic Operations
Grades:
6th
Types:
Posters
CCSS:
6.NS.B.2
$4.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Mr Alexander
Lots and lots of long division practice (PART 2). The organizers let the students know exactly where the number should go as they work these problems out.
Subjects:
Arithmetic
Grades:
6th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
6.NS.B.2
$3.00
3 ratings
3.8
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teach For America 1992 - 1996 James McHenry Elementary School, Baltimore, MD 1992-1996 Chase Elementary School, Baltimore County, MD 1996-2004 William Paca/Old Post Road Elementary School, Abingdon, MD 2004-2005 The Seven Hills School, Cincinnati, OH 2005-2010 Mountain Island Charter School, Mount Holly, NC 2010-2012 Mooresville Intermediate School, Mooresville, NC 2012 - present

MY TEACHING STYLE

formal authority, demonstrator, facilitator, delegator

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Norfolk State University (BS) 1988 California State University Northridge (Masters study) 1992 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MA) 2001

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I want to make sure my students are having fun while learning. So many times children want to get the right answer. I applaud their efforts even when their answers are incorrect. Children are not merely in school to learn, rather they are in school to learn how to think.

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