Weekly Concept: Inventions Essential Question: How can inventions solve problems? Genre: Biography Skill Focus: Problem & Solution Comprehension Strategy: Summarize Vocabulary Strategy: Word Parts K

"On the white paper (plain popcorn) I wrote numbers, on the yellow (buttered popcorn) I wrote math symbols (+ – x ). Students can then choose 2 pieces of white popcorn and 1 piece of yellow. They write the equation and answer in their books.

Ramblings of a fifth and sixth grade teacher.: Common Core Math Training Using a Venn diagram to teach GCF is a great way to visually see the results. It's a good tool especially for visual learners.

Multiplication Masters -- has a great way to get kids mastering their multiplication facts---could do this a change to "Math Masters" for addition facts :) COuld also make for addition/subtraction facts.

5 different measurement centers: measuring length, weight & capacity, mass (my note for this pinner's pin - I'm not sure that should say "heavier" with the balance . "Which has more mass?