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GCF Foldable – 4 Methods

G.C.F. Foldable

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

1.  List all factors for both numbers.

2.  Identify all common factors.

3.  Select the biggest factor that both……

Create a Foldable on Any Topic

How do I create a foldable on any topic?


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

For example, if……

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:

Download the .pdf here:  6thGradeCCSS_RP_Posters

or FREE from my TpT Store:  6thGradeCCSS_RP_Posters

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Inevitable Excitement from the TPT Conference Has Cost Me Last Night’s Sleep

Inevitable Excitement from the TPT Conference Has Cost Me Last Night’s Sleep.
My Positive Experience at the TPT Conference on July 11th, 2014.  

When I first got an e-mail about the conference, I started out by thinking it would be weird to go because I was only a seller for less than a……

Blank Coordinate Planes – Reproducible

 Free Blank Coordinate Planes (Reproducible):  6 to a page  Great for use in the math classroom!

Description:  Blank coordinate planes.  6 to a page.  Each coordinate plane includes -5 to 5 (5 spaces on each side of the x-axis and y-axis).  The graphs are not numbered.  The graph is dark, so it will……

Order of Operations Quiz

OrderOfOperationsQuiz via pdf

This quiz can be used for middle school math.  I used it in 7th grade math last year.  I love the way……

Resigning with the hope of great change.

I officially accepted employment at an online school today!  Sadly, I also resigned from my “normal” teaching position today.  I have heard many very negative comments about online schools, but I am willing to take the risk because I genuinely believe that online teaching/learning is the way of the future.  I know that most teachers……

Middle School Math Stations

I love using these middle school math stations every year in the middle school math classroom:

Middle School Stations – Evaluating Expressions and Order of Operations

Included:  23 page .pdf, 20 math stations (2 per page, 1 question per page), answer key, and student worksheet

Topics:  Order of Operations, Evaluating Expressions (no negative numbers included)


Coordinate Plane Foldable

This is an example of a coordinate plane foldable for use in an interactive math notebook.
How can you make it?

First, make sure that you cut your graph paper so it is a perfect square.  Next, fold all four corners to the middle. Write the Quadrant Numbers on the Outside.  Then, draw an x- and y-axis on the……