This has been the year of systems – and system failure!
intend to blog in more detail how we will be restructuring our math block, but
for now I wanted to showcase my latest labor of love. Really.
It was like labor. It wasn’t that
long ago and now that I am pregnant again I am getting flash backs!
independently. All the math centers
(except one) have a recording sheet for student accountability.
directly correlated to the Common Core Standards.
concepts include 2 games. These can be
used as two separate centers or can also be used to tier math centers for
difficulty of concept as one game is more difficult than the other. They can
also be used as an earlier finisher activity (for example, when my students finish
Golden Time, they will then play Luck of the Irish Time).
concepts are addressed in these games:
Comparing numbers (greater than, less than, or
equal to)- 2 activities
Skip Counting/ Finding the Covered Number on a
Hundreds Chart- 1 activity
Geometry- 2 activities
Addition and Subtraction- 1 activity
Solving for the Unknown in an Addition or
Subtraction Problem- 1 activity
Telling Time- 2 activities
Counting Collections of Coins- 1 activity
Solving Word Problems Involving Money- 1
in black in white to save on printing costs.
Color covers with directions for the centers are included if you like
that extra punch of color! I have printed all of my games on color copier paper
and laminated them to make them sturdier.
I have cut up all the games and stored them in Ziplock bags so I can lay
them flat in a box for storage.
of my more expensive products ($9.50) I want people to know EXACTLY what they
are buying 🙂 ! If you would like to purchase this pack it is now on sale for
the next TWO days only (as a courtesy to my blog and Facebook followers) for
my newsletter subscribers. I am hoping
to write the newsletter this evening, so make sure to sign up if you are
Mandy Gregory is a 2007 and 2012 Teacher of the Year. She has taught 4th, 3rd, and 2nd grade in both the general education and inclusion setting. She is the owner and creator of the Teaching Tips website (www.mandygregory.com) and has over 10 years of experience. She is married with two beautiful children.