## Sunday, February 3, 2013

### Kick Off Time!!

It's finally Super Sunday.  I hear there is a football game today, but the big news is the sale at Teachers Pay Teachers!  Most of my items are 20% off, and you get an additional 10% off when you use the coupon code SUPER at checkout.  Did you know that you earn TpT credits for leaving feedback?  When you leave feedback, you earn 1 TpT credit for each dollar you spend.  Redeem you credits for a discount on future products you buy!

Check out some of my recent units:

 Fishy Business. Learning combinations for the numbers from 5 to 10 will be all swimming downstream with this adorable fish unit. Download the preview to see the materials that are included and read 3 pages of teacher notes. - Shake and Spill game - 6 printables for independent practice or assessment - Go Fish game that can be used for combinations from 5 to 10 - 6 spinner games for combinations from 5 to 10 - Back and Forth game board that can be used with either of two decks of cards - How Many More to Make cards for numbers from 5 to 10 - Equation cards for numbers from 5 to 10

 Fraction Fun. Three activities in one to help kids develop benchmarks for 0, 1/2, and 1, compare fractions, and explore equivalent fractions. File includes 88 fraction cards (denominators to 12) with a pictorial including a number line showing 0, 1/2, 1 for continuous reinforcement of the benchmarks. Cards are formatted for easy cutting. Instructions included for 3 activities: Card Sort (develop benchmarks), War (comparing fractions), and Fraction Twins (equivalent fractions). Also included are math talk cards to add accountability to your workstations.  This is a fabulous set of cards with lots of uses!

 Hooo Loves You? These number cards blend two favorites--owls and Valentine's Day--and can be used with the activity instructions included in this unit or with Number Cards to 120: Workstation Activity Cards (sold separately). Themed set includes: --> Number cards from 1 to 120 --> Ten-frame cards showing numbers from 1 to 20 --> MORE or LESS cards (10 more, 10 less, 1 more, 1 less) --> Themed 120 Chart --> Instructions with CCSS alignment for 19 K-2 activities for using the cards

 Think Addition for Subtraction. Playful monsters adorn the 51 cards in this set that show all the combinations for the numbers from 5 to 10 as subtraction equations. Cards include wording to promote the think-addition strategy. Includes 6 printables for concept reinforcement, independent work, or assessment.

 Quick Flash! Incorporate these cards into your daily warm-up for an engaging activity that will help students build a strong understanding of tens and ones. Perfect for Number Talks as students discuss not only what number they see but how they see it. You might also like Add It Up: Dot Cards for Addition and Subtraction Facts

 There's Nothing Alien About Multiplication! Fun aliens adorn the games in this unit and will lead your students toward a deeper understanding of multiplication. Download the preview for a complete description of what is included and to read three pages of teacher notes. - Capture 4 strategy based game featuring missing factors - Stars and Groups card and board game reinforces the idea of multiplication as "groups of" - Three spinner games for practicing multiplication facts in the context of related fact groups, for example the 2s, 4s, and 8s - Scoot game with multiplication represented as area models - A themed multiplication/division chart

 What's Cookin'? Understanding the true meaning of the equal sign--knowing that 5=3+2 is perfectly acceptable--is a really tricky concept for most young students. This unit provides concrete learning experiences to build a sturdy foundation and several engaging practice activities to build fact fluency along with an understanding of the equal sign.
I say get all you shopping done early in the day so you can enjoy the game!!  :)