# Math Daily 3

## Activities

#### What's the Shape?

Use this activity to have students apply knowledge of geometric shapes and their attributes.

#### Composing and Decomposing Numbers

Article

Students apply knowledge of place value by building numbers using standard and expanded form.

Video

This video is jam-packed with information about how to get Math Daily 3 started by learning a game.

#### Improve Fact Fluency

Video

Shannon explains the why, how, and what of math fluency.

#### Math: Artistic Activity for Understanding Area

Students us Piet Mondrian's rectangular drawing approach to build and calculate an area comprised of smaller colorful components.  Individual or partner activity.

#### Area Dice Game: Calculate Area

Give your students hands-on practice composing and calculating the area of rectilinear figures created entirely from rectangles.

#### Achieving Math Fact Fluency

Video

Setting a goal and achieving it is shared on this simple chart.

#### Writing Equations in Slope-Intercept Form

This activity provides practice writing solutions in slope-intercept form and plotting possible solutions on a coordinate plane.

#### Variable Scramble with Distribution

Lesson

Students use a self-selected strategy to find the value of the unknown number.

#### 20 Questions

Students create and solve problems designed around math concepts being studied.

#### Variable Scramble

Lesson

This activity provides practice finding the value of an unknown number.

#### Money War

Article

This activity provides practice in counting money by identifying coins and adding the total amount.

#### Roll Today's Number

Students will have fun practicing with the attributes of four-digit numbers with this Math by Myself activity.

Article

This math activity provides great practice in adding to sums of 10.

#### Finding Effective Math Games

Article

Math Daily 3 uses math games and activities to provide kinesthetic practice of math concepts. Here are some suggestions for where to find these effective and meaningful math games.

#### Multiplication Cards

Students build computation and estimation skills with this simple card game.

#### Counting Numbers and Objects to Fill a Frame

For our emerging mathematicians, counting and cardinality to understand the relationship between numbers and quantities is not only a vital foundational math skill, but one of the standards for kindergarten.

#### Graphing Points on the Coordinate Plane

Here is an activity for Math with Self, Math with Someone, and Math Writing. It is designed for fifth-grade practice of the geometry standard.

#### Fractions as Numbers

Article

This math activity provides practice in understanding and writing fractions.

#### Subtracting 10s

Article

This math activity provides practice subtracting multiples of 10 from multiples of 10.

#### Odd and Even Numbers

Article

This math activity provides practice determining if the number of objects in a group is odd or even.

#### Write Time

Article

This math activity provides practice in telling time and writing time in hours and half hours using analog and digital clocks.

#### Composing Numbers 11, 12, 13

Article

This math activity provides great practice in writing numbers, and in counting by using counters and a ten frame.

#### Recognize and Write Algebraic Equations

Lesson

This lesson, which matches a sixth-grade standard, would be of value to younger students performing above grade level, older students performing below grade level, and students in grade six.

#### Use Compatible Numbers to Estimate Quotients

Lesson

This lesson, which matches a fifth-grade standard, would be of value to younger students performing above grade level, older students performing below grade level, and students in fifth grade.

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The Math Daily is a method for structuring math time so students practice different ways of applying and learning math every day, fostering independent learning and success.