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Add Fractions Dominoes Flash Freebie!

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Can you believe it's already the 2nd week in August?! To celebrate back to school I've decided to post a flash freebie everyday the remainder of this month! Today my Add Fractions Dominoes is free until midnight. If you download please be kind and leave feedback. Thank you and I hope you have a wonderful school year! :)



Crystal,
Bailey's Corner

$200 Back to School Giveaway

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What teacher couldn't use a little help with Back to School shopping?  Twlucky teachers will each win a $200 Amazon Gift Card! 


GIVEAWAY DETAILS: Prize: $200 Amazon Gift Card (2 Prizes!) Giveaway Organized by:Kelly Malloy (An Apple for the Teacher) Co-hosts:An Apple for the TeacherCarla HoffThe Craft of TeachingCarrie LutzThink Grow GigglePlanet Happy SmilesStar Kids by NaomiSliding into 1stIt Happened in 3rdMM Bilingual,

Back to School Sale and Gift Card Giveaway

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Math Friends! It's here, it's finally here! TpT has released details on their next big sale! The TpTBACK TO SCHOOL SALEis set for Wednesday, August 1st and Thursday, August 2nd! Everything in my store will be 20% off, including bundles. Use promo code BTSFRESH to get an extra 5% off! You can visit my store here! 
Want a chance to win a $10 TpT gift card? Help me focus on areas for new product creation by completing this survey for your chance to win!  Thank you!

Crystal,

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Fun with Parabolic Curves

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Yesterday I saw a picture of an art project using parabolic curves so I pulled out some graph paper and tried it myself. So much fun! My 15 year old daughter saw what I was doing and thought it was cool (say what?!!) and asked me how to do it. I started to explain but she got lost pretty quick. Then it hit me, why not list out some ordered pairs on the coordinate plane to explain how to do it? An hour later it was complete. :)

I've started several others as well, they are so much fun to create and I know my students will LOVE working on these!


 I will post each one free for 24 hours, you can find them here in my new graphing fun category. Version One. Version Two Please download, enjoy and help me by leaving feedback. Something wrong or have a request? You can email me at crystal@baileyscorner.net. Thanks!

Freebies and Sale

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Entire Store is 20% off 7/2-7/5! All unrated single products Free through July 5th. Please rate it if you download it! J

Area of Shaded Regions in 6th Grade Math

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I attended a workshop last week for Open Up Resources for math.  What a wonderful reminder it was of how students should be thinking and problem solving when learning new skills and concepts. :) 
One of the lessons we worked through involved finding area of triangles by deriving that a triangle is half a rectangle. This reminded me of some task cards I started a few months ago but never published. I did some digging and voila, here they are!  You can download the forever free sample pack for or the full version (free for 24 hours only!) Enjoy and please don't forget to go back and leave a rating if you download it. :) 

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Using Exit Tickets as a Formative Assessment

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This year I started trying exit tickets as a daily formative assessment in my classroom. To encourage my reluctant students to participate I also used them as a drawing for a daily incentive. They had to write their name on the back, fold it at least twice and drop it in my drawing bucket when they left class. I would draw a winner, post it the board and the winner would receive a prize the next day. I then had a helper at the beginning of the next class sort the exit tickets into piles based on answers. This was a great task to give a student who needed to have a job and I used different, but similar problems in each class to prevent cheating. :)



This really helped me with forming small groups to address common errors for the next day or to reteach if many demonstrated a common misunderstanding. I also kept a class checklist to keep track of mastery.  This small thing made a big difference for my students this year!  I have posted a free sample pack of some of my area exit tickets to…

June Giveaway and 7 More Days!

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Here is the June  Giveaway running June 3-June 11th! Thank you for following my store and supporting me!

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As the school year winds down I have been doing a lot and thinking about a lot. As a teacher in North Carolina my daughter and I participated along with 30,000 other teachers from across our state in a rally on the opening day of the short session. What an experience!! My eyes are really opening to just how much our students need and are not provided. Teacherspayteachers has been a life saver for me in providing my students with materials and with income to purchase materials not provided by our state. Why this is necessary has been a big question on my mind lately. There is so much work that needs to be done to advocate for our students in NC and in our nation.

As I finish up the school year I am busy writing "open when you graduate" letters for my 6th graders and enclosing their first day of middle school picture. I am so excited about these and h…
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*** CINCO DE MAYO GIVEAWAY ***

It's Cinco de Mayo! Myself and a team of amazing teachers have grouped together to gift an awesome teacher with a TPT gift card to show them how appreciative we are!

PRIZES INCLUDE 1 x $150 TPT Giftcard
#1 SHARE or PIN THIS POST
#2  ENTER HERE:

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Raffle CLOSES: Saturdayday 11th May 2018 12am

GOOD LUCK!!!

*** NATIONAL LIBRARIAN DAY GIVEAWAY ***

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Happy National Librarian Day! Myself and a team of amazing teachers have grouped together to gift an awesome teacher with a TPT gift card to show them how appreciative we are!
PRIZES INCLUDE 
1 x $100 TPT Giftcard
#1 TAG your teacher friends by adding their names in the comment section
#2 SHARE THIS POST
#3 ENTER HERE: http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/b4951b8537/?

REMEMBER: each entry counts as ONE entry, the more links you complete, the higher your chances of winning!!
Raffle CLOSES: Saturday 14th April 2018 12am
GOOD LUCK!!!
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My Why

Took my nearly 15 year old daughter and her boyfriend to the movies Friday. Tickled that they needed me to open their candy and wanted kids meals afterwards. Played with the toy the whole drive home, lol. :) It was a nice end to a long week.
Icing in the cake: walking into the theater to a certain young man excitedly calling out "Hi Ms. Bailey!" While he smiled and waved. Gave me a great big bear hug on the way out after and walked me out to parking lot engaging in nice conversation. Don't know why he was alone or where his parents were (he's a 7th grader) but grateful for the experiences I have.
This young man's first interaction with me was about a year ago. He cussed at me in the hallway when I asked him to stop running. I made a decision to make this kid my best buddy. I spent weeks (with my 6th grade class watching) trying to "kill him with kindness." Everyday on the way to lunch as he was coming back with another class I'd say "hello ,…
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*** SPRING GIVEAWAY ***

Feeling lucky? Myself and a team of amazing teachers have grouped together to gift an awesome teacher with a TPT gift card to show them how appreciative we are!
PRIZES INCLUDE 
1 x $150 TPT Giftcard
Enter Here: a Rafflecopter giveaway

REMEMBER: each entry counts as ONE entry, the more links you complete, the higher your chances of winning!!
Raffle CLOSES: Saturday 24th March 2018 12am
GOOD LUCK!!!



Free Inequality Resources

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I've finished up some inequality resources today while waiting to see if we're going to get snow tomorrow.  They are free for now, so download now! Please take the time to leave feedback if you do; this helps buyers know if they should feel confident purchasing from my store.  I appreciate you taking the time to do it! :) Thanks a lot and enjoy!
Crystal Bailey's Corner





March Giveaway and Freebies!

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Happy March! Here are a few of my new resources that are currently free. Grab them now as they won't stay free forever! (Please be kind and leave feedback if you do. :) 








Follow this link to enter to win this month's giveawayor complete directly below. Good luck! This is my way to say thank you for supporting my store and leaving feedback on purchases and free downloads. :)

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Mixing up Your Math Warmups and Homework

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I have recorded many of my lesson tutorials for years now but this year I have really added a lot for my students and I can see the positive difference it is making. I record explanations for each problem on their daily warm up and their daily homework.

In the past I've noticed students just writing random answers down to appear finished with their work. They either were embarrassed they didn't know what to do or too lazy to try, either way it's not an effective practice tool if they aren't able to practice the skill accurately. This gives me a couple of scenarios. Some students still might choose to only write down the answers provided to them. I don't give them credit if they don't show their work. Some students write down all the the work shown with the answers but don't try it themselves before watching the video. This is a step in the right direction in my opinion and better than random numbers written on the page. My hope is that they'll slowly st…

100 TpT Gift Card Giveaway!

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I am so excited to share this giveaway with you! This giveaway was organized by Ms. K as a celebration for gaining 1,000 followers in her TPT store and to say thank you to all of her followers for their support.
Ms. K and her collaborators  are giving away a $100 TPT gift card.

GIVEAWAY DETAILS: Prize: $100 Teachers Pay Teachers Gift Card Giveaway Organized by:Ms. K (teacherblogspot.com)
Co-collaborators:The Beezy TeacherMrs. Wenning’s Classroom, , Minute MommyGrowing Grade by GradeYou’ve Got ThisBailey’s CornerSweeties ClassroomElementary IslandRight Down the Middle with AndreaSpanish Resource Shop,Emily Ray For the Teacher,

January Giveaway!

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January is almost over and thanks to several snow days I've had time to create a lot of new resources and update some new ones. Here are a few of my new resources that are currently free. Grab them now as they won't stay free forever! (Please be kind and leave feedback if you do. :) )









I am also happy to announce I will begin a monthly $10 TpT gift card giveaway for my followers. This is my way to say thank you for supporting my store and leaving feedback on purchases and free downloads. :) Follow this link to enter to win this month's giveaway or complete directly below. Good luck!




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New Products for Math Centers and Upcoming Giveaway!

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Thanks to snow we only had school 1 day last week! It was wonderful to get some rest, but boy am I dreading those make up days. :( I've used the time to get organized in my house, my TpT store and my lesson plans and ideas. We will be taking our district mandated benchmark tests this week so I have been looking for a lot of ideas for reviewing equivalent expressions. Here is my latest creation, free for a few days! Click on the image or here to get yours from TpT. 


I made two versions, one already matched into triangles and one scrambled. I prefer scrambled puzzles so that I can get help from my students cutting them out the first time we use them. It took me a while to get to the point where I trust them to cut them out straight. :) I have had very few mishaps and it's worth taking the pressure off myself to get one more thing completed outside of school hours. My kids really do want to help and feel valued when you allow them to. :) 
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