Sarah and Heather

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Sarah and Heather
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By Sarah and Heather
Learning how to write equations using one variable is always a tough concept for students to master. This is a homework sheet that we have used to help students practice the following algebraic skills: defining what an equation is, writing a
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework
$1.00
28 ratings
4.0
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By Sarah and Heather
This fun partner game practices repeating and terminating decimals with just a deck of cards. Students create fractions from their cards and then turn them into decimals to see if they are terminating or repeating. Several fun twists to score
Subjects:
Math, Fractions, Decimals
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Math Centers
$1.00
19 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
By Sarah and Heather
Our Christmas Jeopardy game is a FUN game to play with your students to test their Christmas knowledge. You can play this game during your class's Christmas party or during class right before they are ready to go on their holiday break!! The
Subjects:
Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
22 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PPT (1.66 MB)
By Sarah and Heather
In this exponent game, students will play with a partner, and their goal is to have an ending product that is greater than their partners. Students will roll two dice and figure out which number they would like to be their base number and which
Subjects:
N/A
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games, Cooperative Learning
$1.00
22 ratings
3.9
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
By Sarah and Heather
This is a great activity to use for stations or in small groups for Pi Day! Students use the first 100 digits of Pi to make a frequency table, line plot, and histogram. They then use their graphs to answer questions.
Subjects:
N/A
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
$1.00
15 ratings
3.9
Digital Download DOC (0.03 MB)
By Sarah and Heather
This game will help your students review adding and subtracting decimals. After cutting out the attached cards, the students will practice making and either adding or subtracting their decimal numbers depending on the round they are on. Their goal
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Decimals
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$1.00
11 ratings
3.8
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By Sarah and Heather
This is a higher-level thinking game to review problems involving order of operations. Not only are students given the opportunity to practice solving problems using the order of operations, but they also have to use higher level thinking skills
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Games, Cooperative Learning
$1.00
9 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
By Sarah and Heather
Dynamite Divisibility Rules Game is a great way for students to actively learn their divisibility rules. We have found that when our students know and utilize the divisibility rules, so many other math skills become easier. Not only will students
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games, Math Centers
$1.00
10 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
By Sarah and Heather
This is a fun way to get your students ready for a decimals unit test, or just for a fun way to review! This game has five categories that the students choose from : Number Sense, GCF/LCM, Adding and Subtracting Decimals, Multiplying and Dividing
Subjects:
Math, Math Test Prep, Decimals
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Interactive Whiteboard, Activboard Activities
$3.00
10 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PPT (1.52 MB)
By Sarah and Heather
Halloween Candy Math is a great way to get your students excited about math during the craziness of the Halloween season. To do this activity, each student will need a paper bag (one they can't see through) full of candy. To fill the bag with
Subjects:
Mathematics
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.50
8 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOC (0.09 MB)
By Sarah and Heather
This is a great activity to help your students review multiplying and dividing fractions. Students work in groups to solve problems in order to find out how much of each ingredient they need to make their play-dough. Students will then make and
Subjects:
N/A
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
$2.00
6 ratings
3.9
Digital Download DOC (0.11 MB)
By Sarah and Heather
Your students won't even realize they are practicing multiplication of decimals with this fun game! Students play against a partner to make two decimal numbers that give them a product that is closer to their "target number" than their partner.
Subjects:
N/A
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
$1.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Sarah and Heather
This sheet is a fun and easy way to check your students understanding of adding and subtracting fractions. Students solve each problem and look for their answer at the bottom of the sheet. Students fill in the blanks with the letters to each
Subjects:
N/A
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
$1.00
4 ratings
3.7
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By Sarah and Heather
In this activity students will practice graphing in the first quadrant. Each shape that they graph will be a polygon that they have to name. Fun way to review two concepts in one!
Subjects:
N/A
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
$1.00
8 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOC (0.02 MB)
By Sarah and Heather
Aiming High is a game where students will practice finding the greatest common factor of two 2 digit numbers. Students will be dealt four playing cards (from a standard deck of cards), and they will have to create two 2 digit numbers. The value of
Subjects:
N/A
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$1.00
6 ratings
3.8
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
By Sarah and Heather
Your students will love this activity! Give them the lyrics to N'Sync's famous song, "Bye, Bye, Bye", and have them change the lyrics so they are about "Pi, Pi, Pi." They are given specific words they have to include within their new lyrics.
Subjects:
N/A
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
$1.00
10 ratings
3.9
Digital Download DOC (0.02 MB)
By Sarah and Heather
"Planning for Thanksgiving Dinner" is a fun way for students to practice their fraction and decimal skills. Students are given the task of planning a Thanksgiving dinner, where they are in charge of the guest list, calculating the proper amount of
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Computation, Math Centers
$1.50
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOCX (0.05 MB)
By Sarah and Heather
This fun hands-on activity allows students to practice several math concepts throught the use of a box of candy hearts. Each student uses their candy hearts to work through six different activities. The activities include: Estimation,
Subjects:
N/A
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
$2.00
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
By Sarah and Heather
This powerpoint presentation will teach your class about the parts of the food chain. It reviews producers, consumers, and decomposers and breaks the consumers down into their three types. It discusses the difference between a herbivore, omnivore,
Subjects:
Science, Environment, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Interactive Whiteboard, Activboard Activities
$2.00
3 ratings
3.6
Digital Download PPT (0.33 MB)
By Sarah and Heather
Students can get extra practice with this six part activity sheet. Students will review measuring with meters, centimeters, and millimeters. They will estimate the measurement of several items and also find the actual measurement. Students will
Subjects:
N/A
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

We have taught 6th grade together for the past 7 years and have had a blast doing it! Working together without a math series for the past six years, we have had to create a lot of the materials and games that we utilize on a daily basis. We have found them to be very successful in our classrooms, and we would like to share them with all of you!

MY TEACHING STYLE

We like to challenge our students by opening up each lesson with an inquiry based question. We feel that students are more likely to remember and understand the information when they are actively engaged at the beginning of the lesson. We also try to incorporate intensive small group instruction within our daily lessons. We try to conclude each lesson with a game that requires them to apply not only the specific skills taught that day, but also review previously learned material.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

In the past six years, 92% or more of our students have achieved proficiency on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment. We were asked our second year of teaching to present at a three-day state-wide conference on school improvement along with several of our colleagues.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Heather graduated from St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA with a BS in Psychology and an Elementary Education Certification. Sarah graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA with a BS in Psychology and an Elementary Education Certification.

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