worksheets Archives - Mary Kienstra

Leave the Multiplication Worksheet Behind – Part 2

By: Mary Kienstra on: December 17, 2014  in: multiplication, worksheets

Third graders who are learning multiplication need practice, lots of practice.  Yes, they could use worksheets and practice solving multiplication problems over and over.  Or, you could mix it up and ask them to think about multiplication in different ways.  Leave the multiplication worksheet behind – try a new way to practice! We’ve practiced multiplication […] Read more


Let Them Measure: Volume Measurements

By: Mary Kienstra on: June 19, 2014  in: #tlap, Engagement, Math, measure, nets, surface area, volume, worksheets

We’ve all had those days where things just don’t go the way you think it should.  You plan the lesson with all the critical elements to meet the target, but when the students get started, there is no excitement, no spark.  It’s just boring. That happened in my room when students were learning volume measurements.  The […] Read more