# Math Daily 3

## Activities

#### Area Model Multiplication and Division

Students use apply knowledge of using an area model to solve multiplication and/or division problems.

#### Counter War

Similar to the card game War, this game uses manipulatives as concrete objects to help young learners compare numbers.

#### Array War

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

Video

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

#### World Series of Fact Practice

Students build fluency and automaticity of basic facts.

#### Variable Scramble with Distribution

Lesson

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

#### Perimeter Challenge

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This math activity provides practice in measuring the distance around the outside of a figure.

#### Money War

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

#### 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.

#### Card Game of War with a Difference

Article

The popular card game War has been revised a bit to support early number sense as well as counting and cardinality.

#### 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

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This math activity provides practice in understanding and writing fractions.

#### Odd and Even Numbers

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

#### Write Time

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

#### Write Fractions to Describe Shaded Parts of a Rectangle

Lesson

Lesson on shading rectangles to represent fractions.

#### Canoga (Also Known as Shut the Box)

Article

Canoga is a great game for developing number sense, fact fluency, and strategic thinking.

#### It's Time to Multiply

Lesson

Allison Behne is sharing a game she created that combines multiplication and telling time. Fun!

#### A Very Versatile Math Game Board, "Roll the Dice"

Video

This simple gameboard provides the backdrop for a variety of fact and number games that cover many different concepts for a range of ages and abilities.

Article

Allison Behne created this game to reinforce Operations and Algebraic thinking, multiplication, with her students. She recently shared the addition version with us called Sum It Up. This is the multiplication version.

#### More or Less with Dominoes

Video

In this video you will see Nadia and Janice working with dominoes as a math tool. Dominoes are great for pattern recognition and developing fact fluency.

#### Fact Practice

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Math Writing and Math with Someone activities.

#### Draw a Snowman–Math Game

Article

Having strong number sense is critical if our students are going to be proficient in math. This dice game will strengthen number sense while incorporating fun.

#### Number Roll and Write

Video

Last week, Allison shared a favorite game of her students. As we were reviewing our video vault, we discovered we had a video of students in Joan's class playing a similar game.

#### Number Roll and Write–Math Game

Article

One game my students enjoy playing during our Daily Math is called "Number Roll and Write". This game is simple, yet it covers many different concepts.

#### Going Green with Math Games

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Going Green with Math Game Boards.

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