# Blog

### Pi Day Preparations

Well, turns out I am not prepared for Pi day this year!  Here are a few people that were prepared:  CNN and Megan and other’s I’m sure.  More later.

### GCF Foldable – 4 Methods

The GCF foldable and videos below show four methods that you can use to find the G.C.F. (greatest common factor).  See the steps and examples that I chose for the GCF foldable below.

Method 1:  Make a List
Steps:

1.  List all factors for both numbers.

2.  Identify all common factors.

3.  Select the biggest factor that both……

### Compare Fractions: Butterfly and XD Methods

How do I teach students to compare fractions?  Most students love that they can multiply the diagonals and instantly compare the fractions.  They think it is genius and don’t understand why they haven’t been doing it all along.  However, it is important for the students to realize that what they are actually doing is getting a……

### Divisibility Rules Foldable

How did I create my divisibility rules foldable?

First, I decided how to word the divisibility rules.  I based my rules off of a poster that I have for free here.  The only thing that I changed was adding a “or 0” to the divisibility rules for 2.  Eventually, I will……

### Create a Foldable on Any Topic

How do I create a foldable on any topic?

SECTIONS:

I decide how many sections I will need based on the topic I plan to use.

For example, if……

### How to Make a W-Shaped Accordion Style Foldable

I love using foldables in the classroom.  Feel free to use the images and/or video to help your students create their w-shaped accordion foldable.

### Halloween Coloring Activities

Do your students need to review adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators?

Try this FREE Halloween Coloring Activity in your class tomorrow.

Check out some other Halloween/fall coloring activities:

### Square Roots Reference Card

It can be very overwhelming to work with square roots of non-perfect squares.  Use this FREE square roots reference card to help your students as they begin working with square roots.  Later, have students memorize their perfect squares from the square root of 1 to at least the square root of 225.

Get the……

### FREE 6th Grade Ratios and Proportional Relationships Common Core Math Posters

Are you looking for common core math posters for the 6th grade ratios and proportional relationships standards?

Try these FREE posters:

or FREE from my TpT Store:  6thGradeCCSS_RP_Posters

Try Some Related Activities:

### Divisibility Rules Poster Options

Are you looking for a divisibility rules poster?  I am working on converting old anchor charts and notes to typed posters.

Divisibility Rules Poster Options:
Color:

Black……