Simplifying Algebraic Expressions (Power Point and Worksheets)

Simplifying Algebraic Expressions (Power Point and Worksheets)

This interactive PowerPoint goes through the basics of simplifying algebraic expressions. Students are encouraged to participate in the lesson by using individual white boards to answer questions posed during the PowerPoint or to demonstrate methods to the rest of the class. The 26 slide PowerPoint deals with: Parts of an expression Like and unlike terms A negative coefficient .removing brackets to simplify Two worksheets accompanied by memorandums have also been included. This PowerPoint is not locked so small variations can be made to suit your students. If you have any suggestions or queries please do not hesitate to contact me on margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Happy Teaching Margaux Created by Margaux Langenhoven from Learning with Sunflower Smiles
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Simplifying Equations (Simplify the Room)

Simplifying Equations (Simplify the Room)

“Simplifying the Room” is a set of equations that need to be simplified in order to find the corresponding answer on the worksheet and therefore finding the necessary letters to solve the riddle. This product includes: A set of 24 simplifying equation cards in color, less color and black & white. Worksheet Memorandum (Simplify the Room) * These cards can be used as task cards as well where students complete them individually at their desks.* Should you have any queries or recommendations please feel free to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com I trust your students will enjoy this activity. Margaux
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Homophone Bingo

Homophone Bingo

I have compiled this Homophone Bingo game as a reinforcement activity for my class. Students can play in groups up to 8. This pack includes 8 half page Bingo boards and 24 question cards which require students to identify which homophone is being used in the sentence. I have included a black and white set which can be copied onto colored paper as well as a colored set. Students take turns to select a card and read it to the rest of the group. Students search for the word on their Bingo boards and then cover it with a counter. The reader checks that the rest of the group have selected the correct homophone. Students need to acquire four in a row to win the game. Homophone Bingo is a great addition to your literacy centre as a well as an ‘early-finishers’ activity. Should you wish for additional words to be added to this set, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com. I trust your students will enjoy this activity. Margaux
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Properties of Real Numbers Power Point and Worksheets

Properties of Real Numbers Power Point and Worksheets

This complete set is made up of a PowerPoint, foldables for your interactive notebook and two worksheets with memorandums. The PowerPoint is highly interactive, encouraging students to experiment and work together to deduce rules for each of the properties. Should you have any queries or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com I trust your students will benefit from this product. Margaux
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Factors Clip Cards

Factors Clip Cards

I created this set of Factors Clip Cards to use as an extra math resource. This resource can be used as an introduction activity, or as a time filler for those who finish early. Children look at the front of the card and clip pegs or paper clips on all the numbers which are factors of the middle number. They then turn the card over and the answers are in color so they can correct themselves. I have used a subtle Spring theme, allowing these cards to be perfect for Spring but also for the rest of the year as well. Should you have any queries or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com I trust your children will benefit from this set of Factor Clip Cards. Margaux Created by Margaux Langenhoven
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Negative Numbers Task Cards (Multiplication)

Negative Numbers Task Cards (Multiplication)

Use these task cards as a practice activity for Negative Numbers. This product focuses on applying the rules for multiplying negative and positive numbers. 32 cards have been included. These cards are offered with or without QR codes, as well as in color and printer friendly, black and white. QR codes offer students the opportunity to assess their own work and work through a problem until they get to the desired answer. Students can download free QR code scanners onto their mobile devices. Should you not have the technology facilities to use the QR code version, the version without QR codes will be just as effective. The Record sheet at the end of the product, provides students with a place to record their answers. A QR code version is also included for students to scan the code once the activity is complete to acquire the memorandum, should you wish to give this version to them. Should you have any queries or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Happy Teaching! Margaux
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Fraction Adventure Board Game

Fraction Adventure Board Game

I have created this Fraction game to be rather flexible, depending on the topic which is being taught. Comparing, equivalent, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of fractions can be reinforced using this game. In this set I have included: A set of 24 fraction cards 9 extra cards to ‘spice’ up the game even more 3 Adventure boards (A pirates, space and St Patrick’s Day themed board) 3 fraction card backs which can be photocopied on the back of the fraction cards to keep them with their adventure board theme. These are in black and white as I find it helpful to photocopy them on colored paper so that packs don’t get mixed up – should you want them in color, please let me know and I’ll do it for you. Should you have any queries or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com I trust your children will benefit and enjoy this board game! Margaux
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Magic Number 48

Magic Number 48

Magic Number 48 is a mathematics activity which practices all four of the operation i.e. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division as well as order of calculations. Children need to use only the five given numbers to reach 48. All the numbers need to be used, in any order. They need to add, subtract, multiply or divide in order to reach 48. Brackets may also be used to assist in making the calculations. This set includes 60 task cards to be used in a mathematics centre as well as a work booklet. This work booklet contains the same problems but in a booklet form. You can then choose which method would suit your situation better. The booklet has space for calculations to be made. The two components can even be used together. I have also included a memorandum showing one method of working out each cards. Encourage your children to find their own method as there are other ways to work each one out. If you have any queries or suggestions, please contact me on margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com. I trust your children will benefit from this activity! Margaux
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Properties of Numbers Memory Game and Posters

Properties of Numbers Memory Game and Posters

This is a set of memory cards to reinforce the Properties of Real Numbers. Students need to match a Set A, B and C card together. It includes the following: Set A: A green card back, with each of the names of the Properties of numbers. Set B: A purple card back and each Property of Numbers rule. Set C: An orange card back and an example of each of the Properties of Numbers. Should you think that matching three cards together is a bit tricky for your students, Set B and C can be joined together as Set B and an extra set of Set A need to be printed. This would mean that the name is matched with a rule OR an example and there would be 16 pairs to match instead of 8 sets of three. Properties of Real Numbers posters is also included in this set. Happy Teaching! Margaux
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Vocabulary and Text Development

Vocabulary and Text Development

Vocabulary and Text Development Use “A Week of Wordy Wisdom” to create a ‘focus topic’ daily to help grow your students. The week is made up of: Motivational Monday – Discuss the quote or phrase with students to give them something to think about and apply to their everyday living and how they deal with other people around them. Proverb for Tuesday – Slowly introduce students to proverbs by focusing on regular ones once a week. Word for Wednesday – This might not be a new word for some students but encourage the use and spelling and ability to read the word by the following week. There are six words included, ranging in abilitly from Kindergarten to Fifth grade... The Kindergarten words are Sight words from the Dolch Pre Primer list to offer reinforcement. Think-about-it Thursday – This is a fun fact for students to share with those around them. Funny Friday – End the week with a joke. Be sure to download Week 8 for FREE. Each week does not follow on from the next so can be used in any order. Don’t forget to stop by my blog (Learning with Sunflower Smiles) for additional activity ideas. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Happy Teaching Margaux Created by Margaux Langenhoven from 'Learning with Sunflower Smiles'
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Multiplying Decimals Task Cards (with or without QR codes)

Multiplying Decimals Task Cards (with or without QR codes)

This set of task cards was designed to practise Multiplying Decimals. Questions require students to multiply decimals with up to three decimal places. Answers need to be recorded to the first four decimal places. Each question has three possible multiple choice answers. Students need to solve the calculation and then choose the correct answer. There are 20 cards in the set. There are two versions of the set. One with QR codes and one without. The QR codes can be scanned on each card to reveal the answers. Each version is also presented in color and ink friendly black and white. A memorandum and record sheet has also been included. Should you have any queries or suggestion, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com. Happy Teaching Margaux
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Increase and Decrease Ratio Task cards

Increase and Decrease Ratio Task cards

This product focuses on Increasing and Decreasing Ratios. It is a set of 15 task cards which can be used as a review activity. Two versions of the set have been included. The first being with QR codes. Each card has a QR code on it, which can be scanned for the answer. The second set does not have QR codes but rather a printable memorandum which can be used for assessing. Each version is in color and black line to suit your printing preferences. A record page has also been included. Should you have any questions or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Happy Teaching! Margaux
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Divisibility Rules Task Cards (with or without QR codes)

Divisibility Rules Task Cards (with or without QR codes)

This set of task cards was designed to practise divisibility rules. The rules included are those for 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9. Each card requires the student to select which numbers can be divisible by a certain number. There are four options on each card and there is no specific number of correct answers, but students need to find them all. For example, one card could have 2 correct answers, while another can have three. This will encourage students to apply the rule to all four answers and not stop after they have found one correct answer. There are 20 cards in the set. There are two versions of the set. One with QR codes and one without. The QR codes can be scanned on each card to reveal the answers. Each version is also presented in color and ink friendly black and white. A memorandum and record sheet has also been included. Should you have any queries or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Happy Teaching! Margaux
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Synonyms Activities

Synonyms Activities

This Synonym pack aims to introduce students to new synonyms and therefore improve their vocabulary and writing style. It is aimed at older students (5th - 8th grade) depending on ability and existing vocabulary. Examples of the Synonyms included are: Anger: wrath, fury Angry: infuriated, furious Calm: tranquil, serene Doubtful: dubious, hesitant Empty: vacant, uninhibited Food: cuisine, refreshments Force: compel, oblige Friendly: amiable, congenial Proud: arrogant, haughty The set includes a class activity, pair work and individual work activities. Use the PowerPoint memorandum for students to check their work from the first worksheet. Other memorandums have been included in the set. The activities focus on 30 words and their Synonyms.
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Continuous Tense Game

Continuous Tense Game

Continuous Tense Game This ‘Tense Quest’ board game is the perfect activity to review or practice Continuous Tenses. Students will have fun moving around the playing board and answering the question cards by converting sentences into required tenses. Two versions of this game have been included; one where ‘will ‘is used with the subject in the future tense and one where ‘will’ and ‘shall’ have been used in the future tense depending on the subject used (I shall, we shall everyone else will). This game acts as a good listening and memory recall activity as well. It requires one of the other game members to read the sentence to the player in order for them to convert it. Students then practice listening for all the information, remembering it and then recalling it once they have converted it. This game is offered with and without QR codes. QR codes add an extra dimension to the game as it incorporates technology, which students are so familiar with. Students can download a free QR Code Reader onto their phones or hand held devices and then use it to scan the codes to reveal the answers. Only one device is needed per group. The version without accommodates those classes without access to handheld device. Should you have any queries or suggestions, please contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Happy teaching! Margaux
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Perfect Tense Printables (Worksheets)

Perfect Tense Printables (Worksheets)

Perfect Tense Worksheets These Perfect Tense worksheets reinforce writing sentences into the Perfect Tense and converting sentences that are in the Perfect Tense into a different tense. Use the Memorandum PowerPoint presentation as a grading method. Students can check their own work and identify the common errors that they are making. This product is offered in two versions, one containing only will in the future tense and also a version containing WILL and SHALL in the future tense. Should you have any queries or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Happy teaching! Margaux
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Synonym Activities

Synonym Activities

This Synonym pack aims to introduce students to new synonyms and therefore improve their vocabulary and writing style. It is aimed at older students (Year 6 - 9) depending on ability and existing vocabulary. Examples of the Synonyms included are: Anger: wrath, fury Angry: infuriated, furious Calm: tranquil, serene Doubtful: dubious, hesitant Empty: vacant, uninhibited Food: cuisine, refreshments Force: compel, oblige Friendly: amiable, congenial Proud: arrogant, haughty The set includes a class activity, pair work and individual work activities. Use the PowerPoint memorandum for students to check their work from the first worksheet. Other memorandums have been included in the set. The activities focus on 30 words and their Synonyms.
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Perfect Tense Worksheets

Perfect Tense Worksheets

Perfect Tense Worksheets These Perfect Tense worksheets reinforce writing sentences into the Perfect Tense and converting sentences that are in the Perfect Tense into a different tense. Use the Memorandum PowerPoint presentation as a grading method. Students can check their own work and identify the common errors that they are making. This product is offered in two versions, one containing only WILL in the future tense and also a version containing WILL and SHALL. You may also be interested in my Perfect Tense Board Game. Should you have any queries or suggestions, please contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Happy Teaching! Margaux
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Perfect Tense Board Game

Perfect Tense Board Game

Perfect Tense Board Game This ‘Tense Quest’ board game is the perfect activity to review or practice Perfect Tenses. Students will have fun moving around the playing board and answering the question cards by converting sentences into required tenses. Two versions of this game have been included; one where ‘will ‘is used with the subject in the future tense and one where ‘will’ and ‘shall’ have been used in the future tense depending on the subject used (I shall, we shall everyone else will). This is the WILL version. This game acts as a good listening and memory recall activity as well. It requires one of the other game members to read the sentence to the player in order for them to convert it. Students then practice listening for all the information, remembering it and then recalling it once they have converted it. (I do wish to add that the QR code version can be read by the player them self if you so wish, but the version without the QR codes needs to be read by another player as the answer is on the card.) As said above, this game is offered with and without QR codes. QR codes add an extra dimension to the game as it incorporates technology, which students are so familiar with. Students can download a free QR Code Reader onto their phones or hand held devices and then use it to scan the codes to reveal the answers. Only one device is needed per group. The version without accommodates those classes without access to handheld device. This game is also offered in colour and printer –friendly black and white. I printed the ‘Card Back’ (found at the end of the document) onto coloured paper and then pasted to the back of the question cards to make different coloured sets, to avoid my cards from getting mixed up. Look out for my Simple Tense and Continuous Tense versions of this game. They follow the same structure so that the different versions can be added to the existing game as they are covered in class. Should you have any queries or suggestions you can contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Happy teaching! Margaux
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Direct Speech Task Cards

Direct Speech Task Cards

This set of Direct Speech task cards aims to provide an opportunity for students to improve their understanding and ability to apply the direct speech rules. I have used images of iPhones with text messages which students need to convert into Direct Speech. The content of the text messages includes silly jokes. Together, the text messages and jokes, should make learning meaningful (text messages are part of everyday life) and fun. This set contains 24 different task cards. These cards are offered with and without QR codes. When scanned, the QR code reveals the memorandum, making the task cards self-correcting. For classes that do not have access to the needed technology, a set without QR codes and a memorandum has also been provided. In order to scan a QR code, students would need to download a free QR code scanner app. They then hover the scanner over the code and the answer is then revealed on their screen. Should you have any queries or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com. I trust your students will benefit from this activity. Margaux
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Equations Task Cards (with and without QR codes)

Equations Task Cards (with and without QR codes)

I created this set of Surfing through Equations QR Task Cards to reinforce basic algebra. A surfer theme was used in order to be more appropriate for older children and make the activity even more appealing. QR codes can be scanned in order to reveal the answers so children are able to mark their own work. I have also included a version without QR codes and a memorandum. Should you want this product in black or white or different colours, please do not hesitate to contact me on margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com I trust your children will enjoy this activity and find it beneficial. Margaux
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