This being the second week of school, we got a little closer to following our regular daily schedule. In Math, that meant that we practiced the components of Guided Math. One of those components is our Morning Math Warm-ups.
Each day when they come in, there will be a question on the easel to get their brains warmed up. Generally they will be math-related, but sometimes not obviously so–not just “solve this equation” type questions. These were the warm-ups for the week:
How would you answer these questions? If you’re a parent: talk to your mathematician about how they answered them. If you’re a teacher: how do you use warm-ups in your classroom? Tell us about it! 🙂
Can you compile more of these math warm up questions? And post them on twitter or somewhere? They’re awesome!
I can certainly try! I plan on posting the ones we do each week on our blog. Would you find them more useful somewhere else? Google doc maybe?
hi mrs.bearden.im writting a story on my own in my own notebook. would you like to read it. i could bring it in if you want. just let me know and ill bring it to school.
ABSOLUTELY! Bring it with you on Tuesday, kiddo! So glad to hear you’re writing at home. And I am certain that I will LOVE it! Hope you’re enjoying your long weekend. 🙂
Love how a simple twist to provide the ANSWER first takes you deeper into the thinking! I have to get up and check out those post its!
Mrs. LeSeure gave me the idea when we started Guided Math last year. But that was a different unit, so I’m figuring out a way to reuse the same kind of question for new concepts. What would your answers be? 🙂
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