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A Little Math in the Middle

I am a 6th grade Math teacher in Texas. Our school population is 95% at risk and my students need step-by-step scaffolding when mastering math concepts. Many of my products are designed to scaffold learning and break out specific steps to target student needs.

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I am a 6th grade Math teacher in Texas. Our school population is 95% at risk and my students need step-by-step scaffolding when mastering math concepts. Many of my products are designed to scaffold learning and break out specific steps to target student needs.
6th Grade Math Skills Activity and Coloring Pages

6th Grade Math Skills Activity and Coloring Pages

This product is a growing bundle of all of the printables that I have created for my products. As I create products, new pages will be added to this file and I will send notes to buyers when I upload new additions. Be sure to get this product now at the low price and add the new files without charge as I update. Check out the links below to see which no prep pages are included in this growing bundle!
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6th Grade Math ISN Pages

6th Grade Math ISN Pages

This product includes all of the ISN pages I have created for my classroom. As I create new products or modify the existing pages, I will update this file and send a note to buyers about the changes. Since this is a growing bundle, get this great deal now at the initial low price. The links below are the associated products that include the ISN pages. Check out the products to see the format and variety.
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One Step Equations Bundle

One Step Equations Bundle

This product holds all of my one step equations ISN notes, task cards, coloring pages and activities. Every product is made to target specific areas of need for my students. As I create more products for use in my classroom, I will be updating this bundle to include everything new. Buy the bundle now to save!
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Independent and Dependent Variable Coloring Page and Task Cards

Independent and Dependent Variable Coloring Page and Task Cards

This product includes a coloring page for students to practice differentiating between independent and dependent variables and three sets of task cards with six situations each. The task cards can be printed on card stock and laminated for durability. They are designed to be easily used with Google Forms or Seesaw. You may choose from cards printed with color backgrounds or simple black and white sets to print on bright card stock.
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Credit Cards versus Debit Cards Sort Activity

Credit Cards versus Debit Cards Sort Activity

A compare and contrast sort activity for credit cards versus debit cards. Included are a sort page and 16 characteristic cards to be sorted. The activity can be used in conjunction with the credit card versus debit card ISN notes.
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Financial Literacy - How Much Money Can I Make?

Financial Literacy - How Much Money Can I Make?

Two separate activities that focus on the wages earned by 24 different occupations. The education needed for the occupation is indicated on each activity. Both activities can be printed on card stock and laminated for durability or printed on paper to be used as a worksheet or assignment.
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Credit Card versus Debit Card Exit Tickets

Credit Card versus Debit Card Exit Tickets

Set of 20 true or false Credit Card versus Debit Card exit tickets. There are 4 questions per page and the questions are numbered 1-20. You may choose from groups of questions for exit tickets or copy on cardstock to laminate for a math center. An answer document with an answer key is included. These exit tickets can be used in conjunction with the ISN notes and the card sort activity.
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Equivalent Benchmark Fraction-Decimal-Percent Tables

Equivalent Benchmark Fraction-Decimal-Percent Tables

Two pages that break equivalent fraction, decimals, and percents into smaller portions. Once fractions are simplified, such as 2/10, the tables encourage student to access the information from the simplified fractions. My students are not making the connections between the equivalents as quickly as I would like so I've developed this product to speed the process.
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Credit Card versus Debit Card ISN Notes

Credit Card versus Debit Card ISN Notes

ISN notes that emphasis the characteristics of credit cards and debit cards. Notes are in the form of cloze phrases with an "answer key" included. Bundle to Save! Get all of my credit card versus debit card products and save 20%!! Check out the Go really big and bundle ALL of my financial literacy products Save more than 25%!!
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Two Truths and a Lie Math Vocabulary Set 7

Two Truths and a Lie Math Vocabulary Set 7

Each of these vocabulary sets consists of eight task cards with a vocabulary word in a contextual situation. Three statements follow that relate to the situation. Two of the statements are true and the third is false. Students are expected to identify the “lie” of the three statements on the accountability sheet then write a sentence or two supporting their choice. Each set also includes two versions of a crossword puzzle. One version has a word bank and the other version has no word bank. An answer key for the puzzle is also included. Set number 7 pertains to vocabulary used for two-variable relationships. The words included are independent variable, dependent variable, additive relationship, multiplicative relationship, control, constant, coefficient, and variable. A different monster or smiley marks each set. If students mix them up, you will be able to sort them by matching the monster or smiley to the set. You can also print the sets on different color card stock for ease in sorting. I recommend that you laminate them for durability. You may also want to print the accountability sheet on card stock then laminate it. Students can write on it with dry erase markers and self-check their answers. Just seal a paper copy of the answer key in a small envelope for them to open after completing the activity. My products are developed to serve the needs ELLs and struggling students. Be sure to click the green preview button to see the entire product.
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Inequalities Verbal Statements Foldable

Inequalities Verbal Statements Foldable

ISN pages - notes for students to develop understanding of the differences in inequality statements along with a guide to help students translate verbal statements into symbolic expressions. The document can be used as a foldable or glued directly into an ISN. The pictures shown used the document printed two per page.
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Two Truths and a Lie - Math Vocabulary Set 6

Two Truths and a Lie - Math Vocabulary Set 6

Each of these vocabulary sets consists of eight task cards with a vocabulary word in a contextual situation. Three statements follow that relate to the situation. Two of the statements are true and the third is false. Students are expected to identify the “lie” of the three statements on the accountability sheet then write a sentence or two supporting their choice. Each set also includes two versions of a crossword puzzle. One version has a word bank and the other version has no word bank. An answer key for the puzzle is also included. Set number 6 pertains to vocabulary used for inequalities. The words included are closed circle, open circle, greater, inequality, inclusive, exclusive, graph, and solution set. A different monster or smiley marks each set. If students mix them up, you will be able to sort them by matching the monster or smiley to the set. You can also print the sets on different color card stock for ease in sorting. I recommend that you laminate them for durability. You may also want to print the accountability sheet on card stock then laminate it. Students can write on it with dry erase markers and self-check their answers. Just seal a paper copy of the answer key in a small envelope for them to open after completing the activity. My products are developed to serve the needs ELLs and struggling students. Be sure to click the green preview button to see the entire product.
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Properties of Operations Card Sort

Properties of Operations Card Sort

This product is a card sort for properties of operations in math. The properties included are the associative properties of addition and multiplication, commutative properties of addition and multiplication, identity properties of addition and multiplication, inverse properties of addition and multiplication, the zero property of multiplication and the distributive property. Students will use the sorting guide to find the name of the property, its verbal description and four examples of the property. The four examples include a verbal statement, a numerical expression, a variable expression, and a model of the operation. I recommending printing the activity on card stock then laminating for durability. If you desire an answer key, keep a printed copy of the activity for comparison to the students completed work. This activity is easily used with the Seesaw app or can be used as a small group lesson in guided math.
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Two Truths and A Lie - Math Vocabulary Set 1

Two Truths and A Lie - Math Vocabulary Set 1

Each of these vocabulary sets consists of eight task cards with a vocabulary word in a contextual situation. Three statements follow that relate to the situation. Two of the statements are true and the third is false. Students are expected to identify the “lie” of the three statements on the accountability sheet then write a sentence or two supporting their choice. Each set also includes two versions of a crossword puzzle. One version has a word bank and the other version has no word bank. An answer key for the puzzle is also included. Set 1 is general math vocabulary. The words included are solution, simplify, algorithm, approximation, calculate, identify, column, and row. A different monster or smiley marks each set. If students mix them up, you will be able to sort them by matching the monster or smiley to the set. You can also print the sets on different color card stock for ease in sorting. I recommend that you laminate them for durability. You may also want to print the accountability sheet on card stock then laminate it. Students can write on it with dry erase markers and self-check their answers. Just seal a paper copy of the answer key in a small envelope for them to open after completing the activity. My products are developed to serve the needs ELLs and struggling students. Be sure to click the green preview button to see the entire product.
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Two Truths and a Lie - Math Vocabulary Set 5

Two Truths and a Lie - Math Vocabulary Set 5

Each of these vocabulary sets consists of eight task cards with a vocabulary word in a contextual situation. Three statements follow that relate to the situation. Two of the statements are true and the third is false. Students are expected to identify the “lie” of the three statements on the accountability sheet then write a sentence or two supporting their choice. Each set also includes two versions of a crossword puzzle. One version has a word bank and the other version has no word bank. An answer key for the puzzle is also included. Set number 5 is general math vocabulary. The words included are evaluate, classify, set, strategy, unequal, value, compare, and method. A different monster or smiley marks each set. If students mix them up, you will be able to sort them by matching the monster or smiley to the set. You can also print the sets on different color card stock for ease in sorting. I recommend that you laminate them for durability. You may also want to print the accountability sheet on card stock then laminate it. Students can write on it with dry erase markers and self-check their answers. Just seal a paper copy of the answer key in a small envelope for them to open after completing the activity. My products are developed to serve the needs ELLs and struggling students. Be sure to click the green preview button to see the entire product.
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Two Truths and a Lie - Math Vocabulary Set 3

Two Truths and a Lie - Math Vocabulary Set 3

Each of these vocabulary sets consists of eight task cards with a vocabulary word in a contextual situation. Three statements follow that relate to the situation. Two of the statements are true and the third is false. Students are expected to identify the “lie” of the three statements on the accountability sheet then write a sentence or two supporting their choice. Each set also includes two versions of a crossword puzzle. One version has a word bank and the other version has no word bank. An answer key for the puzzle is also included. Set number 3 is general math vocabulary. The words included are few, horizontal, infinite, least, maximum, minimum, vertical, and greatest. A different monster or smiley marks each set. If students mix them up, you will be able to sort them by matching the monster or smiley to the set. You can also print the sets on different color card stock for ease in sorting. I recommend that you laminate them for durability. You may also want to print the accountability sheet on card stock then laminate it. Students can write on it with dry erase markers and self-check their answers. Just seal a paper copy of the answer key in a small envelope for them to open after completing the activity. My products are developed to serve the needs ELLs and struggling students. Be sure to click the green preview button to see the entire product.
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Simplify Fractions Flowchart and Guide Using Greatest Common Factor

Simplify Fractions Flowchart and Guide Using Greatest Common Factor

This simple product gives students a step by step guide to simplifying fractions. The flowchart will guide students through the various permutations possible to simplify a fraction if students require step by step help. The guide gives students a visual to use the greatest common factor. I recommend printing both on card stock and laminating them for durability. If using the guide in guided math, you might consider placing several flowcharts and guides with fraction activities in your stations.
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Two Truths and a Lie - Math Vocabulary Set 4

Two Truths and a Lie - Math Vocabulary Set 4

Each of these vocabulary sets consists of eight task cards with a vocabulary word in a contextual situation. Three statements follow that relate to the situation. Two of the statements are true and the third is false. Students are expected to identify the “lie” of the three statements on the accountability sheet then write a sentence or two supporting their choice. Each set also includes two versions of a crossword puzzle. One version has a word bank and the other version has no word bank. An answer key for the puzzle is also included. Set number 4 is general math vocabulary. The words included are under, ascend, descend, above, below, over, decrease, and increase. A different monster or smiley marks each set. If students mix them up, you will be able to sort them by matching the monster or smiley to the set. You can also print the sets on different color card stock for ease in sorting. I recommend that you laminate them for durability. You may also want to print the accountability sheet on card stock then laminate it. Students can write on it with dry erase markers and self-check their answers. Just seal a paper copy of the answer key in a small envelope for them to open after completing the activity. My products are developed to serve the needs ELLs and struggling students. Be sure to click the green preview button to see the entire product.
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Growth Mindset ISN Notes for Math

Growth Mindset ISN Notes for Math

This product contains two sets of Interactive student notebook pages with growth mindset phrases for students to color and brainstorming pages to promote effort in a Math classroom. It's a great back to school ISN starter to give students a reference throughout the year.
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Integer Operations Task Cards with or without QR Codes

Integer Operations Task Cards with or without QR Codes

This product is an integer operations task card set that can be used with or without QR codes. Students always seem to need more integer review activities!! You may choose to use this as part of a station that students can self-check or have students complete an accountability sheet for you to review. The teacher's guide in the file will give you additional ideas for this product!!
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Two Truths and a Lie - Math Vocabulary Set 2

Two Truths and a Lie - Math Vocabulary Set 2

Each of these vocabulary sets consists of eight task cards with a vocabulary word in a contextual situation. Three statements follow that relate to the situation. Two of the statements are true and the third is false. Students are expected to identify the “lie” of the three statements on the accountability sheet then write a sentence or two supporting their choice. Each set also includes two versions of a crossword puzzle. One version has a word bank and the other version has no word bank. An answer key for the puzzle is also included. Set 2 is general math vocabulary. The words included are pattern, diagram, digits, random, reasonable, equivalent, consecutive, and symbol. A different monster or smiley marks each set. If students mix them up, you will be able to sort them by matching the monster or smiley to the set. You can also print the sets on different color card stock for ease in sorting. I recommend that you laminate them for durability. You may also want to print the accountability sheet on card stock then laminate it. Students can write on it with dry erase markers and self-check their answers. Just seal a paper copy of the answer key in a small envelope for them to open after completing the activity. My products are developed to serve the needs ELLs and struggling students. Be sure to click the green preview button to see the entire product.
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