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This is a set of 24 task cards (and recording sheet and answer key) designed to give kids practice identifying transformations (changes in shape position). I made these to use with fifth graders (on and above level) to give them practice identifying

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This is a 14-page PDF that contains a set of 24 task cards and 3 supporting worksheets that all focus on solving rate problems using a double number line diagram.
These cards are directly aligned with Common Core 6.RP.A.3b, which involves solving

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This is a 10-page PDF file that provides practice in solving problems with percents, including those where students must find the part (given the percent) or the whole, given a part. Each situation is scaffolded with a partially completed bar

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This is a 24-page PDF that addresses 6.RP.A.3d. It includes practice converting capacity (fluid ounces, cups, pints, quarts, gallons, liters, cubic centimeters), linear units (inches, feet, yards, centimeters, miles, kilometers), and weight (ounces,

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This is a set of 24 task cards designed to give students practice finding the surface area of a 3 dimensional shape. It includes rectangular prisms, cubes, cylinders, square pyramids, and triangular pyramids. Eight of the 24 of the shapes

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This is a bundle of 40 task cards (2 sets of 20 cards each) that I created to use with my students as they learn ratio and proportion in the context of scale drawings.
Twelve of the cards in each set have a shape and students are given the scale.

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This is a set of 20 task cards designed to give students practice with complementary and supplementary angles. Students do not need to be able to use protractors in order to use these cards, instead they must use reasoning (or addition) to find the

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This is a set of 32 task cards designed to give students practice reading a protractor. I made these to use with my above-level fifth grade math students who were having a specific problem reading the protractor. Whenever the angle fell exactly

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This is a set of 20 task cards designed for students learning how to write a proportion using a percent and either a missing part or whole. Each card consists of a situation that gives a whole number answer and uses a percent that is a multiple of

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This is a set of 16 task cards that involve problem solving with area and perimeter. All of the shapes involved are either rectangles or squares, but the problems involve moving back and forth from known information about area to finding perimeter,

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This is a set of 20 problem solving task cards that present two different prices at different stores for products. Students must use proportional reasoning/unit rate to calculate which is the better buy. The earlier task cards in the set all work

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This is a double set of task cards designed to support Common Core 6.EE.2. These cards include practice writing algebraic expressions, finding equivalent algebraic expressions (basic, 1-variable), and evaluating expressions using substitution.

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This is a set of 20 task cards designed for kids just learning how to multiply a number by a power of ten. Each card presents a number multiplied by a power of ten, or presents the "before" and "after" number for the kids to determine which power

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This is a double set of task cards (2 sets of 24, or 48 cards total) designed to give students practice with solving rate problems using a double number line diagram. These problems were designed to support common core 6.RP.3.
I first started

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This is a double set of task cards (2 decks of 16 cards each) that are designed to help kids pull numbers from word problems to write inequalities. The first set of cards includes additive situations in which 2 quantities are being compared (ie,

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This is a set of 16 task cards designed to help students learn to distinguish between situations in which you need to multiplication by a fraction or divide by a fraction. Each situation uses a whole number as the whole, and then requires finding

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This is a set of 16 task cards that present two similar rectangles with some sides labeled. Students must use proportional reasoning to find the missing length. All sides are labeled in whole number units and can be solved with mental math. Shapes

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This is a set of 20 task cards that I created to use with my students as they learn ratio and proportion.
Twelve of the cards have a shape and students are given the scale. They must measure the shape with a ruler (cm or inch) and then calculate

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This is a set of 20 task cards that are designed to help children calculate a tip. I teach the kids to find discounts mentally (find 10%, double it for 20%, halve it for 5%, etc). All of these cards use either 20% or 15% for the tip amount. My

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught for 22 years in upper elementary and gifted/talented in Howard County, Maryland. I currently teach a fifth grade homeroom and an above level math class.

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3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

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English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Other (Math), Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Math Test Prep, Gifted and Talented, Literature, Word Problems, Writing, Decimals, Place Value