Mental Maths Made Easy Check out our free worksheet options and tips on making your students successful! Download the worksheets Why Mental Maths Isn’t Going Away Looking for a more engaging worksheet game? Try ‘Adventure Egypt’! With calculators, computers and smartphones, some wonder about the benefit of mental maths. After all, this skill enables students…

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Mental Math Strategies These printable mental math strategies or similar ones should be embedded throughout the math year and are excellent to promote during Number Talks. Addition and Subtraction Strategies Multiplication and Division Strategies

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Number Talks Cheat Sheet Number Talk Quick Start Guide   What does Number Talks look like? Students are near each other so they can communicate with each other (central meeting place) Students are mentally solving problems Students are given thinking time Thumbs up show when they are ready Teacher is recording students’ thinking   Communication…

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Number Talk (6th Grade) Sixth Grade Number Talk Number Talk – Percents Watch this video on YouTube

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Number Talk (5th Grade) Fifth Grade Number Talks Number Talk – Division Watch this video on YouTube Number Talk – Double-Digit Multiplication Watch this video on YouTube Number Talk – Double-Digit Multiplication Watch this video on YouTube Number Talk – Double-Digit Multiplication Watch this video on YouTube   Number Talk – Fractions Watch this video…

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Number Talks (3rd Grade) Third Grade Number Talks. Number Talk – Subtraction Strategies Watch this video on YouTube Number Talk – Multiplication Watch this video on YouTube Number Talk – Multiplication as Repeated Addition Watch this video on YouTube Number Talk – Multiplication Solving 7 x 6 and 7 x 7 Watch this video on YouTube Number…

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Number Talks (Kindergarten) Various Number Talks for Kindergarten. Number Talk – Ten Frames Watch this video on YouTube Number Talks – Ten Frames and Dot Cards Watch this video on YouTube Number Talk – Fluency with 7 Watch this video on YouTube Number Talk – Making Ten Watch this video on YouTube

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Number Talk (2nd Grade) Second Grade Number Talk Examples Number Talk: 49 + 29 Watch this video on YouTube Number Talk: 16 + 15 Watch this video on YouTube Number Talks: Using Compensation Watch this video on YouTube

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Number Talk (First Grade) First Grade – Use other successful students to model for other students by having them repeat.  This video shows how a teacher helps her students listen to and repeat a classmate’s thinking. First Number Talk Watch this video on YouTube Problem Solving and Number Sense Watch this video on YouTube Solve…

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Number Talk Resources (K-5) Kindergarten First Grade Second Grade Third Grade Fourth Grade Fifth Fifth   Math Talk Poster Math Sentence Starters with Conversation Bubbles Math Talk Sentence Starters

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