## Teaching Fractions in 3rd Grade

The topic chosen is Fractions, built with a 3rd grade class in mind. Text Annotations Full House: An Invitation to Fractions Dayle Ann Dodds (Author), Abby Carter (Illustrator) A fun introduction to fractions, good for reading to younger students, with lots of … Continue reading

Throughout the elementary grades, students learn to work with and manage money. In second grade, the relevant money concepts are addressed in Standard of Learning 2.11. In this SOL, students should learn to count and compare a collection of quarters, … Continue reading

## Fraction Action

Introduction Students in third and fourth grade begin to explore the use of fractions in mathematics.  Students will recognize the numerator and the denominator, and understand how to compare different fractions. In third grade, the focus will be on fractions … Continue reading

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## Introducing Division

Introduction This post includes a variety of resources (books, websites, lesson plans, games, printables, etc.) that can be used to introduce basic division concepts to students and aid them in committing the basic division facts (dividends to 144) to memory. … Continue reading

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## Hibernation

Introduction The common meaning of the word hibernate is the state that an animal sleeps for the entire winter, to protect themselves and help themselves survive when the temperatures are cold and food is hard to find.  There are several … Continue reading

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## Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant The following resources are relevant when teaching about Ulysses S. Grant and his contributions to the United States of America (VA SOL United States History to 1865 USI.9 d).  He was a war hero during the Civil … Continue reading

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## Economics Ideas: Human Resources

In elementary school, students are learn about human, natural, and capital resources as part of their economics unit. These resources are closely related to the student’s study of goods and services. Human resources are defined as people who work to … Continue reading

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## Harriet Tubman

HARRIET TUBMAN   Introduction Harriet Tubman was an incredible part of American History. She led a challenging life, but was still strong enough to rescue around 300 slaves from captivity. Her strength and courage remain an inspiration, even to this … Continue reading

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## Robert E. Lee

Introduction This blog provides teachers with a wealth of resources to draw from as they delve into the strategic brilliance and leadership of Robert E. Lee— a pivotal player in the Civil war. Children come face to face with E. … Continue reading

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## Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry Patrick Henry was born in Hanover County, Virginia in 1736. He was a huge part of America's struggle from British rule to self-government.Patrick Henry was a lawyer, patriot, orator, and helped form every aspect of  founding of America. His most … Continue reading

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