Some students need some accommodations in math to be successful. Here are a few tips that might benefit your students.

⓵ Different types of paper are useful.

☑Use a box paper to contain math problems. This is especially helpful for students who might do problems all over the page instead of in an orderly manner.

☑Use a box paper to contain math problems. This is especially helpful for students who might do problems all over the page instead of in an orderly manner.

☑If it's a struggle to line up problems and keep them aligned during the solving process, have the student turn their lined paper sideways to line up math problems.

☑Another option for lining up struggles would be to have the student use graph paper for their math problems using one number or sign per box.

⓶ Highlighters can be helpful. Be sure to teach the highlighting strategy so students aren't just highlighting the whole page.

☑Teach students to use a highlighter to highlight important numbers and the question in word problems.

☑You can also use a highlighter to highlight a certain type of problem within a mixed problem worksheet. For example, they can highlight all of the adding integers problems on a page of adding and subtracting integers.

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⓷ Do you have manipulatives that students can use in math? Things like number lines, 2 color discs (integers), fraction tiles, etc are great for students to use.

⓸ For students who have anxiety or “get worked up” over too many problems on a page, cut the worksheets up for student so they only have a part at a time.

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These are just a few ideas that might help some of your students. Comment below any accommodations that you have found helpful in math!

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