# Math Resources

## Add Single-Digit Integers | Thanksgiving | Cryptogram Puzzle | Prealgebra

Get this Resource Are you looking for a no prep alternative assessment activity or extra practice to Add Integers? With this engaging cryptogram worksheets, students will practice targeted math skills by adding single-digit integers and filling out the mystery message or joke – with a fun Thanksgiving flair!   This quiz alternative will appeal to all students, including homeschooled, general ed, and …

## Engaging 3rd Grade Multiplication Activities

Are you looking for fun ways for your 3rd-grade students to practice single-digit multiplication? Check out these resources! Mystery Message Task Cards The secret message provides a fun element to the activity and motivates students to find and correct mistakes. This twist on “I have…Who has?” will appeal to all students, including homeschool, general ed, …

## Fun (and Funny!) Addition and Subtraction Fact Activities

Learning addition and subtraction facts are important skills that students start learning as early as Kingergarten; however, after students learn how to add and subtract, students often lack the motivation to memorize their math facts. Mastering their addition and subtraction facts (e.g. memorizing their addition and subtraction facts) sets the foundation for future math; it …

## Teaching Deeper: Multi-Digit Multiplication through Exploration

When parents try to teach their children math, I find that they usually focus on “how” to do operations rather than the basic concepts that allow a child to understand “why” these steps work or even “what” the operation is.   At its core, math is logic. Learning math is important because developing reasoning skills …

## Fun (and Funny!) Multiplication & Division Fact Activities

Learning multiplication and division facts are important skills that students often learn in 3rd grade; however, after students learn how to multiply and divide, students often lack the motivation to memorize their math facts. Mastering their multiplication and division facts (e.g. memorizing their multiplication and division facts) sets the foundation for future math; it helps …

## How to Teach Rounding to 10s and 100s

We first teach rounding in 3rd grade; we start with rounding to the nearest 10 and rounding to the nearest 100. Rounding is an often overlooked standard in the curriculum; however, it’s one of the math skills we use most often.  We round every day.  When we look at the prices in a store, we …

## Teaching Your 5th Grader to Multiply Decimals by Powers of 10

Whether you’re a 5th grade teacher, a homeschool parent, or a parent enriching your child’s education in addition to school, this lesson is the perfect way to start teaching your gifted 5th grade student how to multiply decimals by powers of 10.  This lesson includes instructions for assessing your child’s current knowledge of decimals, a …

## Teaching Identifying Fractions to 3rd Grade Math Students

Overview Before children learn to perform operations with fractions, they should first fully comprehend what a fraction is.  Third grade students should be able to interpret fractions as: An equal part of one whole, An equal subset of a set, and A point on a number line. I’ve adapted a craft, a game, and puzzle …