Math = Love: Monday Must Reads: Volume 36

## Monday, April 2, 2018

### Monday Must Reads: Volume 36

Happy Monday! It's time once again to round up all the awesomeness I've seen on twitter over the past week. Thanks for joining me for this newest volume of "Must Reads."

Janel Wetzel shares a peek into her prep for the upcoming week. I love the painter's tape on the floor for introducing angles!

Puzzlium shares a fun, Easter-themed puzzle which poses an interesting area problem.

Grabarchuk Puzzles is also getting in the Easter spirit with a fun puzzle.

I'm already starting to think about how to better organize my classroom for next year, so I was excited to run across this awesome idea of labeling who uses which calculator which period from Patrick M. Daly.

Mr. Papetti inspires with his use of painter's tape and floor tiles for teaching transformations.

Tina Oakley shares a great idea for putting wall tiles to use if you are teaching how to find the distance between two points.

Ms. Pieklik shares a creative way to help students remember what a power is.

Mandi Tolen shares some creative student work when it comes to illustrating circle vocabulary.

Joanna Stevens brings her probably unit to life with the Titanic. Get all the details here including printable boarding passes to give your students and ready-to-print activities.

Texas Math Teacher shares some awesome compound area cards that she created. You can download them here.

Susan Kotch shares a great idea for using Always, Sometimes, Never in the classroom.

Stephanie Ling inspires with this creative project involving redesigning candy boxes.

Mathematics Mastery poses an interesting question to pose to your students regarding fractions.

Check out these individual, personalized dry erase boards that Mrs. Yakubov made for each one of her students!

Kasey shares an interesting way to structure a test that focuses students on showing their work instead of just getting an answer.

Emily Combs shares a challenge that gives students lots of practice with integer chips.

I really like this same/different task from Mrs. Donovan!

Tori Cox uses teaching transformations as a reason to play pin the tail on the dog! You can find the file for this activity here. It was created by P4M.

Joel Bezaire poses an interesting spinner/probability task that involves creating your own spinner.

Brittany Stephens combines systems of inequalities with a map to produce an engaging task.

Not up to systems of inequalities? Check out this system of equations activity from Brittany Stephens.

Additionally, Brittany shares an awesome activity that uses a kickball to practice scientific notation.

Kent Haines shares a simple game to spark mathematical conversations with your children.

Kelsey Anselmi shares a yummy and nutritious volume lesson involving clementines.

Pascale Gallacher created an awesome storage wars activity for factoring polynomials. You can find this activity here.

Here are the instructions:

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An example lot:

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Janice Mejia shares an inspiring bulletin board for those working with seniors.