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Suzie's Home Education Ideas: Printable Place Value Slider On previous blog posts, I have shared some ideas on learning about numbers and place value as well as sharing my printable place value game to show some different ways we have used to learn about two and three digit numbers. I have since adapted one of my earlier resources, the Place Value Slider, to include four digit numbers. I originally got the idea of making a place value slider from here and made a three digit place value slider (pictured below). To make our four digit slider, we used our printable template and cut out the number strips and place value card then glued it onto some cardboard (picture below). The next thing we did was to do is to cut out a 'window' on the place value card and make it the same size (or there about) as one number square on the number strip. Once all the items are laminated and cut, you can then put it together.

Ultimate Guide to Hands-On Math for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Grade This post may contain affiliate links. Hands-on activities make math fun, reinforce learning and help kids remember math facts. Lets talk math for our 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders. I’ve taken many of the various math concepts that are often the focus of those grades and turned to the fabulous Mommas of the internet blogging world to share their ideas on how to make math fun, hands-on and, did I mention, fun? Tip- Think you’ll use some of these ideas? {This post contains affiliate links.} Numbers and Operations Place Value Printable Place Value Slider from Suzie’s Home Education. Whole Body Math Learning: Stomp It! Place Value Addition Game from Suzie’s Home Education Place Value Bean Bag Toss from Lighting a Fire Counting Up to 1,000 and Beyond Make a Thousands Chart and play some games from Creekside Learning. Try some Extreme Dot to Dot , from 500 up to 1,400. Love these Base Ten Blocks from Learning Resources. Addition and Subtraction – from 4- to 7-digit numbers Multiplication and Division Geometry

Dividing Fractions Turn the second fraction upside down, then multiply. There are 3 Simple Steps to Divide Fractions: Example: Step 1. Turn the second fraction upside down (it becomes a reciprocal): 1 6 becomes 6 1 Step 2. (multiply tops ...) (... multiply bottoms) Step 3. With Pen and Paper And here is how to do it with a pen and paper (press the play button): To help you remember: ♫ "Dividing fractions, as easy as pie, Flip the second fraction, then multiply. How Many? 20 divided by 5 is asking "how many 5s in 20?" 1 2 ÷ 1 6 is really asking: how many 1 6 s in 1 2 ? Now look at the pizzas below ... how many "1/6th slices" fit into a "1/2 slice"? So now you can see why 1 2 ÷ 1 6 = 3 Another Example: Step 1. 1 4 becomes 4 1 Step 2. Step 3. Fractions and Whole Numbers What about division with fractions and whole numbers? Make the whole number a fraction, by putting it over 1. Then continue as before. Make 5 into 5 1 : Step 1. 5 1 becomes 1 5 The fraction is already as simple as it can be. Answer = 2 15 Make 3 into 3 1 :

Fourth Grade Math Worksheets See All Math Topics Home > Grades > 4th grade Fourth Grade Math Worksheets Hundreds of grade four math worksheets for kids are exclusively provided here. Extended practice on basic math operations, algebra, place value, decimal notations, geometry and lots more are available. Many occupying activities like drawing, cutting - pasting and quiz for children are also included. Operations and Algebraic Thinking: Multiplication and Factoring Children can gain familiarity on multiplication and factoring by working on these fourth grade worksheets. Multiplication by repeated addition. Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3 | Try it online Compare the products using the symbols (<, >, =). Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3 | Try it online Standard two-digit multiplication with story problems. Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3 Multiplying three numbers. Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3 Know from memory - Quiz. 3 by 1 digit | 4 by 1 digit Enhance your skills. Quiz on balancing multiplication equation Try all Online Multiplication Quiz

IL K-5 Math Teach & Talk Perimeter and Area: Constructivist Learning - The Teacher Studio: Learning, Thinking, Creating Some of my favorite math units/topics are those where I feel I have a handle on how to really get my students to construct their own understanding. This is NOT the way most textbooks operate! Most textbooks have you set a clear learning target: I can find the perimeter of a rectangle by using the perimeter formula. Then, the teacher models how to do the problems...talks through them...gives some guided practice...some independent practice--and then assesses student understanding. Instead, I really try to find ways to put students in situations where they are exploring, looking for patterns, and deriving their own rules. Here's what this looked like with area and perimeter in my room last week. 1. I've been doing this fourth grade thing a long time--and I know my students aren't ready for that yet. Also, students aren't ready to flexibly and correctly use labels (a "precision" issue!) Our first investigation simply involved asking the students to build a rectangle using 12 tiles.

Area and Perimeter Studies: Part 2--Math Talk, Guided Practice, and More! - The Teacher Studio: Learning, Thinking, Creating I blogged a few days ago about some of the fun area and perimeter activities we had done in class (If you missed it, just CLICK HERE.) and I promised you a follow-up post! With "big" concepts, I tend to have a sequence of teaching that doesn't really follow a formula but does have a certain sequence. First of all, I want the students to explore and build their understanding. That's what that first post was all about--immersing students in meaningful activities to develop their foundations. Once that happens, we do need some guided practice and formative assessment to see where students are with their depth of understanding. Here's what I did. I asked them to take a wipe off marker, their math spiral, and something to erase with (most of my students have a sock or washcloth in their desk). I had a blast walking around and listening to their thinking...this card was being tackled by some of my struggling students. This partnership was REALLY struggling with their math talk!

Types of Lines Geometry Project Your Students Will Love | Classroom Tested Resources Parallel lines, perpendicular lines, intersecting lines...so many types of lines! If these terms are part of your Geometry unit then you HAVE to try out this FUN and FREE project I created when I taught 3rd grade. This geometry project has students camouflage a set of lines. Print out several sets of the provided templates for this project that appear at the end of this post: Have students choose a paper and use crayons, colored pencils and/or markers to turn their set of lines into something unique. Afterwards, display their creations. TA-DA! Click the image below to take you to a FREE download of the paper templates: Follow me on Pinterest: The Techie TeacherFollow On