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

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…

More...## Printable Multiplication Facts Quizzes 1-12

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…

More...## Multi-Digit Multiplication Partial Product Area Model

Free Printable Math Worksheets: Partial Product Multiplication Box Generate as many math problem worksheets as you need. Simply choose your options, click print, and you’re good to go. You need to enable JavaScript to view this page. Ready to embark on a maths mission? This printable math mission puts your students in the pilots seat of a SpaceX mission to…

More...## Soft Schools Online Math Games

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

More...## Multiplication and Division Facts Games – Sheppard Software

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.…

More...## K-12 Reading Lesson Plans

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…

More...## Read Alouds – Actors Read Page-by-Page Picture Books

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…

More...## Free Online Books

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 »…

More...## Read Alouds – Online Reading

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…

More...## Decimal Number Lines

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…

More...## Decimal & Percent Bars

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…

More...## Fraction & Decimal Bars

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…

More...## Benchmark Fraction Bars

Benchmark Fraction Bars Benchmark Fraction Bars – these are an excellent tool for students to use to compare fractions, find equivalent fractions, and add fractions Fraction Bars – More fractions than the Benchmark Fraction Bars are included on this page (up to 1/12) CCSS.Math.Content.3.NF.A.3d Compare two fractions with the same numerator or the same denominator by reasoning about their size.…

More...## Order of Operations

Order of Operations Order of Operations I – this is a guide for beginners to follow order of operations Order of Operations II – Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction. CCSS.Math.Content.5.OA.A.1 Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.

More...## Algebraic Equations Worksheets

Algebraic Equations Worksheets Algebraic Equations – Students turn phrases into algebraic equations. Algebraic Equations 2 – Students turn phrases into algebraic equations. CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA.A.2 Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.

More...## Printable 100 and 99 Charts

Printable 100 and 99 Charts Printable Charts 99 Chart – The number chart can be used for teaching number patterns and number relationships,operations, problem solving, number sense, counting skills, and skip counting. 100 Chart – The number chart can be used for teaching number patterns and number relationships,operations, problem solving, number sense, counting skills, and skip counting. Fill in Blank…

More...## 100 Number Grid Fireworks

100 Number Grid Fireworks 100 Number Grid Fireworks – This educational activity helps kids to develop an understanding of patterns and number relationships by utilizing a number grid. Each horizontal row represents a tens digit. As you move from top to bottom, the tens digit increases by one and the ones digit remains unchanged. The vertical rows represent the ones…

More...## Interactive 99 or 100 Number Chart

Interactive 99 or 100 Number Chart Interactive 100 number chart – A great way for students to discover number patterns, skip count, and learn multiplication tables. Color the interactive number charts to find patterns in numbers or use them for counting exercises. Children can print their charts too! CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.A.1 Count to 100 by ones and by tens. CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.A.2 Count forward…

More...## One Hundred Chart Number Game

One Hundred Chart Number Chain One Hundred Chart Number Game – The One Hundred Number Chart Game is a fun and educational activity for children learning numbers. The chart will help children to see relationships and patterns between numbers one to one hundred. To play the game children must place numbers on the correct spot of the chart. There are…

More...## Fact Familes and the Commutative Property

Fact Families and the Commutative Property Fact Families Printable Worksheets – Teach fact families instead of counting on fingers! Examples: If 8 + 3 = 11 is known, then 3 + 8 = 11 is also known. (Commutative property of addition.) Then make connection to subtraction 11 – 3 = 8. CCSS.Math.Content.1.OA.B.3 – Apply properties of operations as strategies to…

More...## Time and Sequence Words Worksheet

Time and Sequence Words Worksheet Time and Sequence Words Worksheet – Free printable worksheet which cover several ELA Common Core writing standards for time and sequence. Using words like then, meanwhile, finally, yesterday, etc. Must sign up with site, but you get some free worksheets. Copy Paste and Search: Time and Sequence Words Worksheet CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.3 Write narratives in which they…

More...## Suffix matching game

Suffix Matching Game Suffix Matching Game – This game allows students to match words with suffixes to their meanings. It covers Common Core Standards for Phonics and Word Recognition CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.4.3a Use knowledge of morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.4b Determine the meaning of the new word formed when…

More...## Character Motives Lesson

Character Motives Lesson Character Motives Lesson – This lesson covers the Literature standards for domain Key Ideas and Details. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings). It is good for displaying on the…

More...## Character Scrapbook

Character Scrapbook Character Scrapbook – Good activity that covers the Common Core Standard Key Ideas and Details. Use this reader’s response activity to analyze the characters in any book. Print and collect your scrapbook pages. Can be used as a whole group activity on the Smart Board. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.3 Describe characters. RL.2.3 Describe how characters in a story respond to…

More...## Parentheses, Brackets, and Braces in Math Expressions (Easier Version)

Parentheses, Brackets and Braces in math Expressions – Easier Version Evaluate Expressions with Parentheses, Brackets & Braces – This worksheet is the easier version and will work for fifth grade and up. Evaluate Expressions with Parentheses, Brackets & Braces Answers – Just to save you time! CCSS.Math.Content.5.OA.A.1 – Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with…

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