July 29, 2019

A Back to School Giveaway!


 In honor of Back to School season, I am giving away a collection of 6 resources from my TPT store to one lucky winner!  The collection has a combined value of over $20 and is perfect for 2nd – 4th grade.  The giveaway consists of the following resources:  Back to School Collaborative Activity (All About Me), Back to School Coloring Pages, Addition Mystery Pictures – Back to School Edition, Multiplication Mystery Pictures – School Edition, Multiples Coloring Pages, and Motivational Coloring Pages.

Entering the giveaway is super easy and fast!  Just like my Instagram post, follow @mitchellmathactivities on Instagram, and comment with your grade level.  If you tag a friend in

July 21, 2019

Visual Decimal Models Assist in the Learning Process


Decimal grid models and number line models are important visual representations to include in your decimal instruction.  Working with a variety of models helps students truly understand the meaning of what a decimal represents.  It is important for learners to comprehend that decimals are specific fractions of a whole number.

Hands-on activities that incorporate shading of decimal grid models support the develop of decimal concepts.  You will find a FREE decimal activity and a 
FREE set of decimal grid models for tenths and hundredths in a previous blog post titled Hands-on Activities for Decimal Tenths and Hundredths.

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