Monthly Archives: January 2012

CCSS Progression of Fractions, Decimals, and Percents in Grades 3 – 6

The following document was developed for Hunt Middle School in Burlington, Vermont as a guide of key understandings that students need to develop in order to fully understand Ratios and Proportion Reasoning in middle school.  Fractions, Decimals and Percent in … Continue reading

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This pdf has the Master Web Codes for CMP2 Online Material. CMP2 Online Material Web Codes

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Common Core Mathematical Practices “Look Fors”

Jonathan A. Wray, the Secondary Mathematics Instructional Facilitator at Howard County Public Schools, Maryland made this document as a way to start to conversation around the Mathematical Practices and how teachers can begin to assess their students. SFMPLookforsMay92011NEW

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How to Write a Good Mathematics Task

This article, written by Kristin Umland, was found on Bill McCallum’s website.  It is a short, but informative, description of things to keep in mind when writing a math task. what_is_a_good_task_short-1

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Progressions Document for Grades 6 – 8 Mathematics: Expressions and Equations

ccss_progression_ee_2011_04_25 This document, published in draft form by the Common Core Mathematics Writing Team, discusses the progression of Expressions and Equations concepts through Grades 6 – 8.

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Progressions Document for Grades 6 – 8 Mathematics: Statistics and Probability

ccss_progression_sp_68_2011_12_261 This document, published in draft form by the Common Core Mathematics Writing Team, describes how Statistics and Probability concepts progress through Grades 6 – 8.

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“Gin Triplets” Card Game for Practicing Math Skills

This game was developed by Nanci Smith, Ph.D. (nanci@e2c2) Elaine Watson attended an ASCD Differentiating Mathematics workshop taught by Nanci Smith, in 2010 at Harwood Union HS in Duxbury, VT.  Dr. Smith shared this game, which can be adapted for … Continue reading

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Supplemental Unit on Base Ten Fractions, Decimals, Percents

4-2-07 Base Ten Fractions, Decimals, Percents Unit   This unit was developed by Elaine Watson as a supplementary unit for Grade 5. It focuses on the concept of decimal as an extension of place value and introduces percents as a special … Continue reading

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Systematic Assessments and Recording System for Memorizing Multiplication Facts to 12

This set of  assessments and the recording system was developed by Elaine Watson.  The assessments reflect an intuitive order in which to memorize math facts.  This order was first introduced to Elaine Watson by Mahesh Sharma. The order introduces the … Continue reading

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Supplemental Unit for Grades 4-5 on the Area Model for Multiplication and Division

The following unit,  developed by Elaine Watson, helps students to make the transition from the Area Model for Multiplication to Division.  It provides a conceptual transition to the standard division algorithm. Supplemental Unit – Area Model for Multiplication and Division

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