Our biography unit is one of my favorite units! This is the first time students experience an independent report, use technology, and have to synthesize information from various sources. Find out how we do biographies in our classroom.
For early finishers? Math Workshop Adventures Create a new number each day. When kids finish their math assignments, they work on the number of the day problem. Introduce new concepts as the year progresses (multiplication.
"On the white paper (plain popcorn) I wrote numbers, on the yellow (buttered popcorn) I wrote math symbols (+ – x ). Students can then choose 2 pieces of white popcorn and 1 piece of yellow. They write the equation and answer in their books.