·Teaching ideas and resources for fourth grade teachers.
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Automaticity and Reading Fluency: The Automaticity Theory states that our brains have a limited attention span and working memory. Readers who are focused on decoding words, may not have the capacity to think about the meaning of the text. This all but shuts down their ability to problem solve and to think critically and creatively.
Depth and Complexity Critical Thinking Task Cards for History/Social Studies
Add depth and complexity to your instruction with these Critical Thinking History/Social Studies Task Cards! 88 task cards that can be used with any textbook and with any topic of history. You will be blown away by the discussions your students will have! $
Math Tiles: Balancing Equations • Teacher Thrive
Looking for the perfect math center? This engaging math tiles activate critical thinking and problem-solving skills, all while developing algebraic thinking. Students must place 10 number tiles (0-9) on the Time to Tile cards to correctly balance the equations.
Math Tiles: Area Model Multiplication • Teacher Thrive
Math tiles for area model multiplication! Students must place 10 number tiles (0-9) on the Time to Tile cards to correctly complete the area multiplication problems. This math center takes students’ thinking beyond procedures and rote memorization while reinforcing place value understanding as it relates to multiplication.
Math Tiles: Adding and Subtracting • Teacher Thrive
These adding and subtracting math tiles are a hands-on activity that takes students’ thinking beyond procedures and rote memorization. Build a concrete understanding of regrouping, ungrouping, and place value. Math tiles make the perfect math centers!