Re: Math makes sense 6
    Posted by: Abery on 10/21/15
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    On 10/19/15, Cathi wrote:
    > On 10/18/15, Krystel wrote:
    >> I'm a new teacher and currently teaching grade 6/7 2 days
    > week.
    >> I am really struggling because I haven't had a chance to
    > get myself organized.
    >> Math is a nightmare for me. I did my practicum in K/1, and
    > now I'm teaching
    >> Math which is completely different than when I was a kid
    > these grades!
    >> Does anyone have any tips on how to teach the 2 different
    > curriculums at the
    >> same time? It's such a juggling act assigning the 7's some
    > work to do while I
    >> teach the grade 6's, then jumping back to the grade 7's,
    > and then having kids
    >> come up to me asking for help constantly.
    >> Also, are there any places for teachers to swap/share unit
    > plans? I am DYING for
    >> someone to share some plans with me. I'm desperate. I
    > keep working 13
    >> hour days. It's killing me.
    >> Please help.
    > There is a combined Grade 6/7 guide that may help. Email
    > me at and I will send you my
    > outlines that I have used and the math teachers are
    > using.

    I have found Dr. Marian Small's books to be very helpful with
    Minds On activities. Realistically, you probably have
    students anywhere from grade 4/5 to grade 8 so her activities
    are great for differentiating.

    Also really look at the strands you are teaching side by side
    to see where the grade levels differ.

    Posts on this thread, including this one

  • Math makes sense 6, 10/18/15, by Krystel.
  • Re: Math makes sense 6, 10/19/15, by Cathi.
  • Re: Math makes sense 6, 10/19/15, by Cathi.
  • Re: Math makes sense 6, 10/21/15, by Abery.
  • Re: Math makes sense 6, 5/23/16, by Lisa.