Julie Allen
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Pre-Algebraic Thinking for Elementary Students | Beyond Traditional Math

Math About Me: Figure Me Out! Beginning of the Year Math ~ Getting to know you activity. Can adapt and use from grades and up! From Shut the Door and Teach

Synthesizing student knowledge with Post Its (no active link). I will use with persuasive text to see how the kids opinions change with the debates.

Using color coded stickies to show how thinking changes (KWL to challenge and correct false preconceptions)

Volume Tasks for Upper Grade Math Centers by Leslie Meadows - love this idea!!!!

Students can work independently or in groups to explore the concepts of volume and rectangular prisms. When used with my own graders, I printed out the

Using Legos to find additive volume. Kids work in groups.  Lots of discussion as well as math. 5th Grade CCSS Math standards.

Volume idea: Using Legos to find additive volume. Kids work in groups. Lots of discussion as well as math.

Ms. McHugh's Corner: Where Mathletes Come to Train: An Exploration of Volume

So it& April and I taught volume almost a month ago. Things can get pretty hectic this time of year, what with preparing for the .

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Measuring 3 Dimensions

Write the dimensions of pantry items on sticky notes. Have kids measure and stick the dimensions to the right objects! This is a great way to learn depth, width, and height/length! I would have them stick them on their best guesses first!