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Factorial Teacher Resources
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A week's worth of teaching on the Binomial Theorem. Lesson examples and a plethora of worksheets included. Learners find coefficients of specific terms within binomial expansions using notation of factorials and then apply these skills in using the Binomial Theorem to find solutions to practical applications.
Examine story development and historical disaster with your class. Learners view a video depicting the incidents surrounding The Triangle Shirtwaist Disaster. They use graphic organizers and the Internet to gather enough information to compose a narrative based on the incident. Story elements such as character, plot, setting, and theme are all discussed.
Here is an outstanding activity to help your charges identify equivalent fractions that represent one-half. Mathematicians engage in activity where they try to outsmart an alien from the planet of Fractional who is coming to their classroom to take one-half of their candy. They work with geoboards, spinner games, and role-play they are working in the customer complaint center of a ribbon factory.
A visit to the local zoo launches an integrated life science/ language arts research project into the habitat, feeding habits, offspring, lifespan, and other interesting facts about animals. Each group selects two animals to photograph and research. Using information gathered from books and the Internet, groups produce pages for a class book and a tutorial using Tool Factory Workshop. Share your trip with a school-wide presentation.
Fourth graders read the novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for Reader's Circle, they also are writing a variety of pieces for the Writer's Workshop that is closely related to the novel. The quality and the quantity of work that students produce determines the students grades for this project.