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135 – hit the court

So today my 6th graders are doing Act 2: Hit the Court in “Basketball IQ” lesson from┬áMathalicious. Kids said, “that was fun” and “thank you” to me as we walked back from the courts. Awesome.

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134 – basketball IQ and 9-point circle

My 6th graders are working on percentages and “Basketball IQ” from Mathalicious is a slam dunk lesson for this. It’s just more fun to watch clips of real basketball games and calculate the NBA and WNBA players’ shooting percentages. My geometry kids worked constructed the 9-point circle. They followed my instructions to construct and locate […]

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127 – estimating percent of a number

It actually was good to get back into the grind of things after our 2-week spring break. The kids were great. Only 1 student was absent out of 3 classes. This handout went really well today. I made this handout so kids can continue to work on number sense, just estimate, just get reasonable answers. […]

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