Monthly Archives: October 2011

Celebrate Christopher Columbus Day!

Columbus arrived in the Americas on October 12, 1492.  In 1942 In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue. He had three ships and left from Spain; He sailed through sunshine, wind and rain. He sailed by night; he … Continue reading

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Sums to 10

Learning the sums of 10? Here are some helpful links! Math Lines ~ Zuma game for adding 10 Shoot the numbered ball to a number so that the sum of the numbers on the ball is 10. http://akidsmath.com/mathgames/addtoten.htm Number Twins … Continue reading

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Helpful Fact Family Links

Here are some links for those learning fact families! Article – What is a Fact Family? http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art57615.asp Lesson Plan – teaching ideas http://www.lessonplanet.com/directory_articles/elementary_math_lesson_plans/19_January_2010/234/addition_and_subtraction_fact_family_lesson_plans Fact Family Cards http://www.mathcats.com/explore/factfamilies/addinfo.html Using Fact Family Math Mats http://www.mathwire.com/strategies/matsff.html What fact is missing from this fact … Continue reading

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Teaching Good Citizenship

“What is good citizenship?” The courts have said that term means a study of civics or government. http://www.rightintexas.com/2010/03/good-citizenship.html Civics for Preschool thru Middle School ~ Article with Resource Links http://www.hslda.org/earlyyears/Civics.asp Teaching Good Citizenship’s Five Themes Activities from the editors of … Continue reading

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