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Teaching Place Value? How NOT to do it Wrong!

If understanding place value means correctly interpreting the value of a digit based on its place in a number, then just having students use a place value chart is probably not enough! Teaching place value…

Unitizing? Yes! It’s an Important Big Math Idea

Unitizing is not only a mathematical term, but it’s also a business term.  Have you ever wondered when businesses ship hundreds of boxes, how do they keep track? By unitizing!  The shipping company will unitize…

Unique Ways to Teach the Central Message of Folktales

For the past few years, I have always taught finding the central message (or moral or lesson) of a story as a separate standard.  But I tried something different and it is working very well…

Focus on the Literature Standards with Amazing Folktales

After focusing on the non-fiction text and the informational text standards, it’s time to switch the focus to the literature standards.  To teach the literature standards, I use folktales.  My favorite author to use is…

Teaching Third Grade Literature Standards with Engaging Folktales

Do you enjoy using Gerald McDermott’s books in your classroom as much as I do?  I have been using his stories for at least 10 years since I discovered them to teach the third-grade literature…

Geometry on Google SlidesĀ®

These Interactive Digital Notebooks for Google Slides are now available in my TpT Store!

Click the link BELOW to see the Geometry Books!

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