Fractions (Simplest Form and Equivalent Fractions): "doodle notes" - When students color or doodle in math class, it activates both hemispheres of the brain at the same time.

Or, work with a partner (or the teacher) and play Fraction Domino War. Each person places a domino on their side of the whiteboard, and the student with the greatest fraction wins both dominos. The student with the most dominos at the end wins.

Simplifying fractions worksheet that gives students six strategies to use when simplifying fractions. Also comes in a interactive notebook template format.

Audience: First grade, Behavior: Classify shapes using informal geometric language. I would introduce some familiar shapes and ask the students to identify how many sides and vertices using an anchor chart.