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Multiplication Facts Lessons with Games & Quizzes

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Multiplication Facts Lessons with Games & Quizzes Fact Navigator – A great way to introduce multiplication facts whole group on a Smart Board or for individual students to practice at their own pace. Takes you step-by-step with each number 0-9. First learn with pictures, then review with a game, next learn basics of that number, then play another game and…

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Multiplication Games

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Multiplication Games Multiplication Games – Dozens of free online multiplication games.  Use to help memorize multiplication facts, factors, multiples and division facts. Multiply and divide within 100. CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.C.7 Fluently multiply and divide within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division (e.g., knowing that 8 × 5 = 40, one knows 40 ÷ 5 = 8) or…

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Main Idea Worksheets (Key Ideas and Details)

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Free Printable ‘Main Idea’ Worksheets: Key Ideas and Details Train your students to find the main idea and supporting points in key texts. Suited for grades 2-8. Download the worksheets Tired of Watching Your Students Struggle? Looking for an engaging classroom tool that your students will talk about all year? Try a classroom escape room game! Students can often struggle…

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Main Idea Lesson – Video

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Main Idea Lesson: Video Main Idea – A video lesson through song, about finding the main idea of a paragraph.  Includes a lesson on how to write a paragraph with a topic sentence with the main idea, supporting the main idea and the conclusion which restates the main idea. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text,…

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Key Idea and Details: Main Idea – Intermediate

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Key Idea and Details: Main Idea Main Idea – Select a topic, read the passage and then select from multiple choice, the main idea of the paragraph. If you get the answer correct you get three picks for letters and try to figure out the mystery phrase. Key Ideas and Details CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of…

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Smart Board Resources, Lessons, and Customizable Games

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Smart Board Resources, Lessons, and Customizable Games Smart Board Exchange  – Premade templates of Smart Board games such as Tic-tac-toe, Jeopardy, Whack-A-Mole, and more. Attendance, Calendars, Dice, and more. You can put your own questions in. Many more resources including lessons, standard alignment, and training.

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Multi-Digit Multiplication Worksheets

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Multi-digit Multiplication Worksheets Printable Multi-Digit Multiplication Worksheets – Free printable algorithm double-digit times single-digit, double-digit times double-digit, triple-digit times single-digit, triple-digit times double-digit, and triple-digit times triple-digit multiplication worksheets. CCSS.Math.Content.4.NBT.B.5 Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations.…

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Basic Operations: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division Online Games

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Basic Operations: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division – Online Games Sheppard Software – Many different free Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division Online Games. It has different types of games (shooting, pac man & more),  as well as different levels. Includes missing numbers and decomposing numbers. CCSS.Math.Content.1.OA.B.3 Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract.2 Examples: If 8 +…

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Math and Reading Online Games

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Math and Reading Online Games Sum Dog – Free educational games that motivate your students to practice math and Reading – while you have full control over what they learn. Students play educational games against others worldwide, while teachers control what they learn. It uses a learning engine which understands each student, tailoring questions to their individual needs. Set up…

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Decompose Numbers Videos

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Decompose Numbers Videos Making Ten – Kindergarten to first grade. Teacher led lesson on how to decompose the number ten. Visualizing Number Combinations – Kindergarten to first grade. Students see a quick image of a ten frame and share strategies on how the got the number, which is decomposing a number. Decompose Numbers Video – First to Third Grade. Student…

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Decompose Numbers Worksheets

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Decompose Numbers Worksheets Decompose Numbers Worksheets – Break apart numbers with two addends or more with theses worksheets designed to teach how to decompose whole numbers. Can be used in first grade at the end of the year, second grade, third grade and can be used in fourth grade to introduce breaking apart (distributive property) of double-digit multiplication.  Two free…

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Setting up Writing Workshop: Prewriting, First Draft, Revising, Editing, Publishing

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Setting Up Writing Workshop: Prewriting, First Draft, Revising, Editing, Publishing Writers’ Workshop – Learn how to set up a writers workshop in your class. Learn about teaching Prewriting, First Draft, Revising, Editing, Publishing & more. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.1 -5.10 It is a tool that will allow you cover all Common Core Standards for ELA Writing. Text Types and Purposes, Production and Distribution of…

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Reading Comprehension Lessons & Worksheets

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Reading Comprehension Lessons and Worksheets ReadWorks – Free site with over 1,400 K-8 non-fiction and literary reading passages, each with a research-based question set to support student comprehension. Printable worksheets and lessons. Comprehension Units These research-based units facilitate close reading, precise questioning based on evidence in the text, and focused discussion to enable comprehension of the entire text. Read-aloud and…

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Printable Place Value Charts: Hundreds – Thousands – Millions – Billions – Decimals

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Printable Place Value Charts Place Value Charts – Free printable worksheets with the place values listed and blanks lines below to created and read numbers.Hundreds Thousands Millions Billions Decimals 1st – Understand place value.CCSS.Math.Content.1.NBT.B.2 Understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones. Understand the following as special cases: CCSS.Math.Content.1.NBT.B.2a 10 can be thought…

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Printable Multiplication Facts Quizzes 1-12

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Free Multiplication Tables Worksheets Do your students need a little times tables practice? We’ve got you covered with these free printable worksheets! Download the worksheets This math worksheet gets kids invested in learning to budget. Sound impossible?! Check it out For many students, multiplication is a step out of the kiddie pool and into deeper mathematical waters, and it can…

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Multi-Digit Multiplication Partial Product Area Model

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Partial Product Multiplication Box Generate Free Printable Math Worksheets: You need to enable JavaScript to view this page. Want to multiply classroom engagement? Then it’s time to gamify learning! Transform your next math lesson into a thrilling treasure hunt adventure with these simple sheets. Check Out the Math Activity Pack Take A Seat, Let’s Get This Done! Here’s How You…

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Soft Schools Online Math Games

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Soft Schools Online Math Games Soft Schools – Free online math games: Operations, Place Value, Number Sense, Estimation, Fractions, Decimals and Geometry. Covers several Common Core Standards, but more importantly it builds the foundation for all the CCSS. CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA.B.4  CCSS.Math.Content.1.OA.C.6 CCSS.Math.Content.2.OA.B.2 CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.C.7  CCSS.Math.Content.3.NBT.A.1  CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA.B.4  CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF.B.3c  CCSS.Math.Content.4.NBT.A.3 CCSS.Math.Content.5.NBT.A.3

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Multiplication and Division Facts Games – Sheppard Software

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Multiplication and Division Facts – Games Multiplication Fruit Shoot Multiplication – Facts Game. Fast-paced game where you shoot fruit which contains the product to the given multiplication fact.  Good for Smart Board or self-play. Pop-up – Hit the frog with the correct answer. Multiplication Pop – Pop the balloon with the correct answer AND in order form least to greatest.…

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K-12 Reading Lesson Plans

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K-12 Reading Lesson Plans Read Write Think –  Hundreds of standards-based lesson plans written and reviewed by educators using current research and the best instructional practices. Elementary, middle school and high school reading lesson plans covering many Common Core standards. CCSS.ELA-Literacy English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature, Foundational Skills, Informational Text, Speaking and Listening, Language. Key Ideas and Details…

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Read Alouds – Actors Read Page-by-Page Picture Books

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Read Alouds: Children’s Books Online Storyline Online – A literacy program of the Screen Actors Guild Foundation. SAG Foundation’s Storyline Online inspires a love of reading in children around the world. Actors read children books of all kinds.  Includes free activity guides for each book. CCSS.ELA-Literacy – English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature » K-5 Can cover all CCSS…

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Free Online Books

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Free Online Books Read Any Book – Hundreds of books online.  Fiction and non fiction (informational text). Read on site or download them for free. Put into categories such as mystery, comedy, poetry, etc. Read Any Book Children – A direct link to the free online children books. CCSS.ELA-Literacy – English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature & Informational Text »…

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Read Alouds – Online Reading

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Read Alouds – Online Reading My Online Reading – Dozens of elementary of short stories for kids to read.  Mostly for the primary grades, but some intermediate. Very colorful, turns page-by-page with mouse. Some informational text mixed in the stories. English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature » K-5 Can cover all CCSS ESL standards so that students gain adequate…

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Decimal Number Lines

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Decimal Number Lines Decimal Number Lines – Free Printable tenths number line worksheet. Decimal Number Lines- Tenths Negatives – Free Printable tenths number line with negatives worksheet. CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF.C.7 Compare two decimals to hundredths by reasoning about their size. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two decimals refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with the…

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Decimal & Percent Bars

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Decimal and Percent Bars CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF.C.7 Compare two decimals to hundredths by reasoning about their size. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two decimals refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual model. CCSS.Math.Content.5.NBT.A.3b Compare two decimals to thousandths based on…

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Fraction & Decimal Bars

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Fraction and Decimal Bars Fraction & Decimal Bars – The bars help students to understand equivalent fractions and decimals and can be used for comparing and ordering them. CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF.C.7 Compare two decimals to hundredths by reasoning about their size. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two decimals refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with the…

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