basketball math transformation review for March Madness

Basketball Math Review Transformation

March means test prep season is upon us! I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, room transformations are my absolute favorite way to review and prepare for upcoming test! Thus, a basketball math transformation! Students work to complete different tasks that review various math skills we’ve learned throughout the year. Y’all…it’s a packet …

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4th grade long division strategies

4th Grade Long Division – Part 2

A few days ago, I posted about how I progress through the CRA (concrete, representational, abstract) model for introducing division. From the very basic use of splitting base 10 blocks into groups, all the way to a method very similar to the standard algorithm (that still builds conceptual understanding without just memorizing steps). You can …

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long division strategies

Long Division Strategies Part 1

Ahhhhh long division! The bane of many of our existence…only kind of kidding. But on a serious note…teaching division can be some pretty rough times. BUT it doesn’t have to be that way! Many state standards now require teachers to teach wayyyy more than just the standard algorithm for long division because they want students …

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football math review transformation

Football Math Review Transformation

Hey friends!!! I absolutely love doing classroom transformation and have found they work best for me during big review times. Doing transformations to review several skills allows me to use the transformation for a few days, making it well worth it. The first transformation I did this year was our football math review classroom transformation. …

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classroom set up with flexible seating

Classroom Setup for 5th Grade

Hey everyone!!! We just finished up our first full week of school! #survivalofthefittest I have loved getting to know my new kiddos. My homeroom class this year is amazing! In the past, I’ve done some form of flexible-ish seating. During independent work, students knew that they may sit around the room and use pillows, clipboards, …

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winter games math review

Winter Games Math Review

This was one of my first “full-blown” transformations! I had done a few smaller special themed days in my room, dressing like detectives, hanging a few themed items up in my room, but nothing major. We were getting close to state testing season, and I wanted to do something that would keep my kiddos engaged …

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