Our Latest Fraction Projects!

In all of our spare time in between testing, we have been doing a few fun fraction projects that I thought I would share. The first one was to review …

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Tips for getting started with error analysis in upper elementary, a great math strategy that deepens math understanding.

Error Analysis for Enrichment and Critical Thinking

This year, working with a wide variety of students, many needing either extra help or extra enrichment and extensions, I have been doing a lot of reading about all different …

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Adding & Subtracting Fractions

Now that we are done with geometry, we have moved on to Fractions.  Oh, Fractions!  Kids come in with the preconceived notion that fractions are Big and Bad and Scary …

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Tell Me a Story Tuesday

Welcome back for another installment of Tell Me a Story Tuesday! Today, we did a BIG review of some reading skills with our picture.  It's almost state testing time, so …

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This Quarter's Novel Project!

We just finished reading the classic novel From The Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankwieler.  The kids enjoyed it, but I think they enjoyed their final projects more …

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Literal Vs. Inferential Thinking

Last week, we focused on inference and cause and effect.  My kids did well with it, but I wanted to make sure my kids understood the difference between literal and …

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Free Morphology Activities

Are you ready to get started teaching prefixes and suffixes? This FREE word study bundle can help!

free upper elementary notebook ideas for teaching prefixes and suffixes along with Greek or Latin roots

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