Estimation Teacher Resources
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Students multiply and divide numbers. In this estimation games lesson, students compete with each other as they multiply and divide numbers. They work with number sense and logic. Students follow predetermined rules and try to become the first one to find answers in a certain range of numbers.
6th - 9th Math 10 Views 77 Downloads
Fourth graders view a variety of rice products and calculate their cost. In this rice math lesson, 4th graders estimate cost and multiply to find 8 of each item. Students estimate using different amounts of rice products. Students calculate the amount of rice needed.
4th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
What's for Dinner?
Need a good lesson on estimation, and calculating monetary values? This is a lesson well-worth investigating. Separate your class into pairs in order to brainstorm the ways people use estimation in daily life. Then, each pair uses real-life menus from local restaurants to choose three meals that could be purchased for under $15.
4th Math 3 Views 7 Downloads
Estimating With Fire
Watch the damage from a forest fire in this interactive simulation activity that challenges learners to estimate the burn area using different approaches. Learners are given a worksheet to track the different burn patterns and practice estimating with actual numbers, fractions, and percentages.
7th - 9th Math 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Estimate Sums and Differences: English Learners
In this English Learners estimation activity, students review the word estimate when used as a verb and as a noun. Students then write N if estimate is used as a noun or V if it is used as a verb in the sentences. Students write two sentences about the picture and use estimate as a noun and verb in the sentences.
6th - 7th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
One Hundred Things
Learners practice estimating by handling items in groups of ten. They visualize how much space 100 items, such as pennies, peas, or beans, will take up after holding 10 of them. Students measure the difference in volume between 10 and 100 of the item, and discuss regrouping.
1st - 4th Math 3 Views 30 Downloads
Mystery Jars: Make Your Own
Students explore the concept of estimation. In this estimation instructional activity, students create their own estimation jars and fill them with objects of their choice. Students then count the exact number of objects and trade jars to repeat.
1st - 4th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Estimate Products and Quotients: English Learners
In this estimating products and quotients ELL learning exercise, learners review the terms estimate, overestimate, and underestimate. Students then rewrite each multiplication problem by rounding to the nearest 10, overestimating, and underestimating.
6th - 7th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
Estimated or Exact Answer: English Learners
In this estimated or exact answers ELL worksheet, students complete each sentence by determining the estimated costs or exact costs for each given item. Students then circle the correct verb to finish the estimated cost sentences.
5th - 6th Math 3 Views 1 Download