Saturday, January 19, 2013

Shape Freebie for my Fab Followers

Happy Weekend Friends!
I am swamped with report cards, but yet here I am typing away on my computer and making things for you (ok, so it was really for me and now I want to share with you! :)  This blog gets me in a lot of trouble!!  (but I love it!!).

So, I have my formal evaluation by my Principal this coming week.  I haven't had one of those in like forever!  You see, our district started this thing called Professional Growth Plans and I did one of those my last "observation year" (we get to choose-- hmm let's see... growth plan... someone staring at me... I chose the first!).

Needless to say... the "PGP" was short lived and now we are back to the good ole days of observations.  Gulp.

So, I decided that my Principal should probably come and see my math block.  Considering he had a Superintendent, Principal, and teacher from another school district come and see my math time WITHOUT him even know exactly what I do during math.  (if you ask me that should have been observation enough!). :)

Anyway.. there is a POINT I promise!
I realized that I needed some new math games for my Math Workshop time (read about my math block {HERE}).  So I went on a search for something free.  Nada.  I decided to make my own and wanted to share them with you!
We are studying plane shapes right now so I made some goodies to go along with that.








There are two pages of shapes with the names and # of sides/vertices- so helpful for the kids.

You can grab this for FREE if you click the above picture.

If you like it, PLEASE leave me feedback!

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I am SOOO excited about two upcoming things... 
first, I will be starting something called
AROUND THE SCHOOL
I will take pictures of projects/bulletin boards etc. of many of the grades in my building (anywhere from preschool- fifth grade).  This way you will get LOTS of ideas from lots of grades-- I was going to take pictures yesterday... guess who forgot :(
I plan to stop by school today or tomorrow and get this post up soon!! (and then hopefully make it a every other week or once a month thing).

Finally, I am so excited I could just scream!!  My blog is getting a MAKEOVER!!!  You MUST stop back in the next few days because it will be ready very soon!  :) <-----so happy!



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13 comments:

  1. This is so cute! What a great idea! Good luck with your observation and report cards this week!
    ❀Beth Ann❀
    Taming My Flock of Firsties
    bakteach16@gmail.com

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  2. Lobe the shape facts! Perfect for those GT kiddos! Thanks for sharing!
    Michelle :)

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  3. This is just what I need right now! Thanks so much! I can't wait to go back and read about your math block. Math is the most difficult part of my day, and I am trying to figure out how to make it better! Thanks again!
    Who's doing your blog makeover?
    Hilary
    Second Grade is Out of This World!

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  4. These shape activities will be perfect when we get to our geometry unit! I'm always looking for engaging activities for Math Workshop. Thank you for sharing!
    I should be working on report cards too... but instead I'm reading blogs, haha!
    Colleen :-)
    Fun and Fearless in First

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  5. Oh, this is great - we just spent some time on shapes last week. Thanks for sharing.
    Sara

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  6. Love it!!! I teach reading(K-2) and love it sooooo much that I am sharing your unit with the math team!!! You did a great job!!!
    ellen.yucht@imagineschools.com

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  7. What a great freebie! I'm featuring this post on Bagels and Blogs tomorrow. :)

    Donna
    Math Coach’s Corner

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  8. Thank you for sharing these. I just may be your newest TPT follower. I am also going to follow your blog. I found my way here thanks to Donna Boucher of Math Coach's Corner. Liz in COLD, snowy South Dakota :)

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  9. Thank you for sharing! So fun. Can't wait to see your new blog! Who is designing it?? A new design is on my "to have done" list. Ha!

    Gayla
    Teach On.

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  10. Thank you so much for these awesome freebies! Love them!
    Sarah
    Sarah's First Grade Snippets

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  11. These are so great!! Found my way to your bloggy land via The Math Coach's Corner. I will use these in our Geo. unit this week. Thanks so much for the Freebie!!
    Mary ~ 2nd Grade in New Mexico :)

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  12. Thank you! These are great! And just in time!

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  13. Thanks so much for the freebie! I am going to use a couple of these pages in my summer school math class. I did find one little typo though--The Shape Bump game says "role" instead of "roll."

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