HCTM Problem of The Month Second Grade Edition January 2017

HCTM Problem of The Month Second Grade Edition January 2017
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HCTM Problem of The Month Kindergarten Edition

HCTM Problem of The Month Kindergarten Edition
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Where is the Math?

Where is the Math?
What math do you see in this picture? According to the Standards for Mathematical Practices, "Mathematically proficient students make sense of quantities and their relationships in problem situations." How might students make sense of the quantities in this picture? What…
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Resetting expectations while reinforcing Math after Winter Break

Resetting expectations while reinforcing Math after Winter Break
Ahhh you had two weeks off for Winter Break and you are returning refreshed and ready to kick off the 2017 school year! Pretty soon 18 little minds will reenter your classroom! 17 days off of school means that it…
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Still struggling with counting?

Still struggling with counting?
Are your students still struggling with One to one correspondence? Check out this quick Origo One video! https://youtu.be/dvyLUpE6o7A
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Use an Area Model to Represent Fractions

Use an Area Model to Represent Fractions
For information on using an area model to represent fractions, visit:
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Fractions on a Number Line Origo 1 Minute Math Video

Fractions on a Number Line Origo 1 Minute Math Video
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Understanding Fractions with an Area Model

Understanding Fractions with an Area Model
In 3rd grade students are expected to, “Understand a fraction as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into equal parts.” The best way for students to develop this understanding is by putting fractions into real…
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Hack Your Teaching

Hack Your Teaching
Do your students look like they are filming a "mannequin challenge" when it comes to math interaction and discourse? Research has shown that children engaged and interacting with deep, purposeful tasks will have greater learning gains. So how can we…
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Lots and lots of lights!

Lots and lots of lights!
As I was driving home the other night I noticed this beautiful display of lights and it got me thinking about...Math! Math is all around us….especially this time of year, so why not have a little fun with math in…
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Teaching Area in 3rd Grade!

Teaching Area in 3rd Grade!
1. What’s included when teaching area in 3rd grade? • Solving real-world problems involving area of polygons • Solve Real World Problems - Determining when it is necessary to find the area or perimeter from a given story problem. •…
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Modeling Fractions on a Number Line

Modeling Fractions on a Number Line
Modeling Fractions on a Number Line! In 3rd grade students are expected to, “Understand a fraction as a number on the number line; represent fractions on a number line.” This is a concept that students struggle with if you don’t…
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Making connections across domains

Making connections across domains
How can the concepts found in the Measurement and Data domain be used as an application of other domains? One of the critical areas in Kindergarten is representing and comparing whole numbers, initially with sets of objects. In the Classifying…
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Sorting with candy…Say What?

Sorting with candy…Say What?
In Kindergarten, students are required to classify objects into given categories; count the numbers of objects in each category and sort the categories by count. Organizing data into categories should begin with informal sorting experiences. Students should have numerous opportunities…
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Connecting Academics & Parents (CAP) Fractions

Connecting Academics & Parents (CAP) Fractions
In 3rd grade students are developing understanding of fractions. Previously in 1st & 2nd grade they have decomposed shapes into equal parts and described them using fraction language, but in 3rd grade is the first year they represent the fractions…
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Understanding the Associative Property of Multiplication

Understanding the Associative Property of Multiplication
What is the associative property of multiplication? The associative property of multiplication is “an extension of the commutative property; to change the order and group two factors to find convenient products (such as 10) in order to make the multiplication…
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Modeling the Distributive Property of Multiplication

Modeling the Distributive Property of Multiplication
Modeling the Distributive Property of Multiplication. In 3rd grade: • students explore, discover and understand the distributive property • are not required to demonstrate understand in the context of a story problem • are limited to factors 0-10 • are…
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HCTM Problem of the Month 5th Grade Edition December!

HCTM Problem of the Month 5th Grade Edition December!
Please send completed problem with students name, teacher’s name, and school through school mail to Jeffrey Cooley at James Elementary Route 7 for a chance to win a prize.
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Problem of the Month Third Grade Edition December!

Problem of the Month Third Grade Edition December!
Please send completed problem with students name, teacher’s name, and school through school mail to Kate Fischer at Mabry Elementary Route 1 for a chance to win a prize.
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Problem of the Month First Grade Edition December

Problem of the Month First Grade Edition December
Please send completed problem with students name, teacher’s name, and school through school mail to Ivette Pichardo at James Elementary Route 7 for a chance to win a prize.
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