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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Flyswatter Slap to Practice Double Facts!

HAPPY WEDNESDAY!!!!!  We are halfway through October- hopefully did not BOO YOU!!!!
Today we are a slapping fun Multi-age classroom!!  We played Flyswatter Slap.  But, we did not slap disturbing insects, but digits.
I wrote digits on the board from 1-20 (of course scattered across the board to make it more challenging and work on number discrimination).  I called two students to the back of the room by me, gave them a flyswatter and a math problem.  Today's focus was adding doubles!  I quickly stated fact and off they "flew" to the board.   WOW were they flying-literally- to the white board to slap the answer!  QUICK FEET just like the wings on an insect!
Of course, because we had an odd amount of students, I got to go against someone!  CHALLENGE ON! :-)  After my opponent was chosen, then they all wanted to give us the problem!  What a rush of excitement!!  Fun, laughter, practicing math facts, engagement = learning!

Slap-compliments of a student photographer

Going Against My Opponent-compliments of a student photographer

2 comments:

Michelle said...

How fun! Thanks for stopping by my blog this week! I'm a new follower! Michelle
nomonkeybusinessmichelle.blogspot.com

Teacher and Life Long Learner said...

Thanks, Michelle! Smiles!