Math Routines!

Several weeks ago, I received an email from an oh so sweet follower, that asked how I worked in math warm ups, journals, exit tickets, math videos, and task cards into my day.  As I answered her question, I knew that many others may have similar questions and this would be a great blog post topic.  Although I follow these routines and such everyday, it has taken a while to get my act together in order to create a blog post that really shows and tells what I do each day. Math Video Maybe this is the end of my…

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Finding Perimeter & Area of Irregular Figures

I’ll be honest, I HATE working on perimeter and area of irregular figures!  It is such a challenge for students and the perfectionist in me can’t deal with the mess that these drawings quickly turn into.  This year, I did something extremely basic but so close to my heart; color coding!!!  I have found this method to be very effective for teaching students to visualize how to find the “missing” measurements.  It can also be done quickly, on the fly, and without ANY preparation.   I begin this mini-lesson by telling students to grab two markers of their favorite color….talk…

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