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Fluency with math facts is an important skill. No doubt. Yes, students should have lots of opportunity to gain firm understanding of the thinking behind these simple math equations. Don't stash those counters just yet! However, those fifth and sixth grade teachers impart some wisdom to us. They know first hand that having

Find some ideas for improving math fact fluency with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. I really like the tip for tracking progress that helps all students feel successful with their progress.

This activity gives students the chance to think of a living organism and then explain what makes it living rather than non-living. This would give us a chance to see if students have a good understanding of what living organisms need.

Living & Non Living things ~ Sprinkles to Kindergarten!: Teachable moment ~ thanks to a roly poly infestation!

Living and Non-Living

This chart could be used as a reference when doing an activity about living and non living things. The students could refer back to this chart to make sure that it meets all of the characteristic of a living thing.

Introduction to living and nonliving: Most children can identify living and nonliving objects with a good deal of accuracy, but many can't e...

Introduction to living and nonliving: Most children can identify living and nonliving objects with a good deal of accuracy, but many can't explain WHY something is living or nonliving. Check out the hands-on, Montessori-inspired activities we did to exp