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## Square Roots & the Birth of Sticky Math

Common Core Standards: 8.NS.A.2 . Disclaimer: This post includes data from estimating square roots, but focuses on the concept of a square root.  More on how to estimate square roots in a future blog post. I was working with a teacher who had just given a Smarter...

## Negatives in a Slope Fraction

Common Core Standard: 8.F.A.2, 8.F.A.3 Use: Individually as a quick Sticky Math Warmup, in groups for a longer Sticky Math Warmup, or all together as a Sticky Math Lesson Note: Post It sells sticky notes with grids on them, which makes using Sticky Math with graphing...

## Slope Intercept Form

Common Core Standard: 8.F.A.2, 8.F.A.3 Use: Individually as a quick Sticky Math Warmup, in groups of three for a longer Sticky Math Warmup, or all together as a Sticky Math Lesson Note: Post It sells sticky notes with grids on them, which makes using Sticky Math with...

## Multiplication & the Distributive Property

Common Core Standard: 3.OA.B.5 A week’s’ worth of warm ups or a single lesson; the choice is yours. If you need to revisit for conceptual, interleaved practice to build fluency and retention, then use this as a week of warmups. Alternatively, you could use...

## Fluently Add and Subtract within 10

1.OA.C.6 The Sticky Math Triad below asks for students to make connections between representations while beginning to explore the Commutative Property.  By asking students to create additional equivalent representations, students may choose to find the sum by counting...