Category Archives: Math

Grade 4 Fractions

Here are a few of my son’s pages of his Fractions Main Lesson Book from 4th grade. I used the indications from Live Education, but there is really nothing all that earth-shattering in their Fractions book. You can probably make … Continue reading

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Grade 6 – Economics

This is our first venture into the world of business math. Using Eugene Schwartz’s lectures as a guide, I introduced a few economic ideas during the block, then we practiced the mathematic concepts more during the rest of the year. … Continue reading

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Grade 3–Measurement

We are continuing our Time and Measurement block with linear and liquid measure. We started off with a  story from Live Ed about measuring feet. Then we measured everyone’s feet in our family (including the dog!), and glued them to … Continue reading

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Grade 3 – Time

This week I have been working on Time and Clocks with my third grader. Surprisingly, my son knew very little about the months or where they fall in the seasons. This is strikingly different from my daughter who came to … Continue reading

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Math Games

My son is a big fan of games, so we make a lot of math board games. I have a wonderful book called Games for Math by Peggy Kaye. I first became aware of this book from the Rudolf Steiner … Continue reading

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Math – Four Times Table

I have been working on the four times table with my second grader. We have been doing a number of things: 1 – Count by 4’s: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, etc. 2 – Toss a ball, … Continue reading

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King Arthur’s Math

In addition to multiplication table practice, I try to do math stories with the children during language arts blocks. I give a math story, and after he figures the answer in his head or with jewels, we lay the math … Continue reading

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