# Monday Must Reads: Volume 36

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Happy Monday! It’s time once again to round up all the awesomeness I’ve seen on twitter over the past week. Thanks for joining me for this newest volume of “Must Reads.”

## Introducing Angles with Painter’s Tape

Janel Wetzel shares a peek into her prep for the upcoming week. I love the painter’s tape on the floor for introducing angles!

## Easter Area Puzzle

Puzzlium shares a fun, Easter-themed puzzle which poses an interesting area problem.

## Square Bunny Puzzle

Grabarchuk Puzzles is also getting in the Easter spirit with a fun puzzle.

## Organizing Calculators

I’m already starting to think about how to better organize my classroom for next year, so I was excited to run across this awesome idea of labeling who uses which calculator which period from Patrick M. Daly.

## Teaching Transformations with Tape

Mr. Papetti inspires with his use of painter’s tape and floor tiles for teaching transformations.

## Distance Between Two Points on the Wall

Tina Oakley shares a great idea for putting wall tiles to use if you are teaching how to find the distance between two points.

## Powers Teaching Tip

Ms. Pieklik shares a creative way to help students remember what a power is.

## Circle Vocabulary Artwork

Mandi Tolen shares some creative student work when it comes to illustrating circle vocabulary.

## Titanic Probability Unit

Joanna Stevens brings her probably unit to life with the Titanic including printable boarding passes to give your students and ready-to-print activities.

## Compound Area Cards

Texas Math Teacher shares some awesome compound area cards that she created.

## Always Sometimes Never Signs

Susan Kotch shares a great idea for using Always, Sometimes, Never in the classroom.

## Redesigning Candy Boxes Project

Stephanie Ling inspires with this creative project involving redesigning candy boxes.

## Are These Thirds?

Mathematics Mastery poses an interesting question to pose to your students regarding fractions.

## Personalized Dry Erase Boards

Check out these individual, personalized dry erase boards that Mrs. Yakubov made for each one of her students!

## Emphasizing Showing Work

Kasey shares an interesting way to structure a test that focuses students on showing their work instead of just getting an answer.

## Integer Chip Challenge

Emily Combs shares a challenge that gives students lots of practice with integer chips.

## Right Triangle Trig Same/Different Task

I really like this same/different task from Mrs. Donovan!

## Pin the Tail on the Dog

Tori Cox uses teaching transformations as a reason to play pin the tail on the dog! You can find the file for this activity here. It was created by P4M.

## Mystery Spinner Activity

Joel Bezaire poses an interesting spinner/probability task that involves creating your own spinner.

## Systems of Inequalities Map Project

Brittany Stephens combines systems of inequalities with a map to produce an engaging task.

## Systems of Equations School Map Activity

Not up to systems of inequalities? Check out this system of equations activity from Brittany Stephens.

## Acting out Scientific Notation

Additionally, Brittany shares an awesome activity that uses a kickball to practice scientific notation.

## Think of a Number Game

Kent Haines shares a simple game to spark mathematical conversations with your children.

## Volume of Spheres with Clementines

Kelsey Anselmi shares a yummy and nutritious volume lesson involving clementines.

## Factoring Polynomials Storage Wars Auction

Pascale Gallacher created an awesome storage wars activity for factoring polynomials. You can find this activity here.

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## Bulletin Board for Celebrating Seniors

Janice Mejia shares an inspiring bulletin board for those working with seniors.

## How Mathematicians Act Bulletin Board

Julia Shube inspires with a different bulletin board that sheds light on how mathematicians act.

## French Puzzle Collection

If you love puzzles and either speak French or know how to use Google Translate, you’ll be pleased to see this link shared by Mme Profdecalculs.

Until next week, keep up the awesome sharing!