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It's not a short cut, just good old fashion number sense, but kids will love it. This presentation does a wonderful job describing the divisibility rules by showing how each one works, reviewing the rules as a collective and providing an example problem for the class to solve together. Tip: Have the class make a mini book, where each page houses one of the divisibility rules and an example.
In this phone number worksheet, students examine clues and use number sense to determine the answer to given riddles. Upon completion of each statement, the student will have the correct answer to Judge Handley's phone number. This one-page worksheet contains 10 problems. Answers are provided.
Middle schoolers explore the concept of the electoral college. In this electoral college activity, students research states' populations and number of electoral votes each state has. Middle schoolers answer questions about their research that include finding mean, median, and mode.
Practice comprehension skills while determining supporting details, paraphrasing, working on vocabulary skills, and making text-to-self connections. Learners practice the Read and Think Aloud strategy to find supporting evidence in a reading passage entitled, "Nature Provided the Idea." They use a reading comprehension skills assessment to score themselves in the practice section.
Review reading comprehension strategies with sixth graders. They will focus on the following reading comprehension strategies: identifying supporting details, paraphrasing, increasing vocabulary skills, and connecting the story to personal experiences. Handouts and a self-evaluation tool are included in the packet.
In this divisibility and prime numbers worksheet, students complete two pages. Students solve 8 problems pertaining to the divisibility rules. Students then solve 27 problems in which prime and composite numbers are identified. Students also list multiples and factors of numbers.
Lower graders explore recursive patterns. They use a calculator to recognize, generate, and explore patterns during arithmetic explorations. The unit provides several assignments of an exploratory nature designed to assist in developing mathematical thinking and reasoning.
Seventh graders examine Prime Factorizations, Multiples, and Factors. In this prime number, factorization, and multiples instructional activity, 7th graders identify greatest common factors and least common multiples. Students use problem solving skills to explore prime numbers, multiples and factorization.
Fifth graders examine ways to make division faster and easier and make note card for "Can It Divide?" rules. They write division rules on notes cards that include examples that will assist them in completing division problems. Finally, they complete a student practice sheet of division problems.
Students investigating the concept of factors and use the method of index notation in order to clarify meaning. The instructional activity includes example problems that are written to be executed in a discussion format. Students also practice writing factors in the form of exponents.