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How do fashion and math relate? Using interactive websites and video clips, learners apply proportional reasoning to the fashion industry. They look for patterns and linear relationships, apply unit rate concepts to garment materials costs and retail pricing. Make merchandisers out of your mathematicians with this two-part lesson!
Discover the joy and excitement of improving your math fluency through four different puzzles. Combine those with 25 different ways to represent numbers and you have hours of enjoyment that can be fun outside of the classroom as well.
You know you have stumbled on something interesting when you launch this app. You are suddenly taken into a world of mystery and intrigue, and of course, math-skills practice.
Here is a terrific lesson which has your kids play an interactive CD-ROM or online game "The Maths Race," focusing on using mental math strategies to solve the problems in the game. In pairs they answer math problems by selecting the answer when presented with six possible choices, with the fastest student reaching the finish line first.
Here is a great learning task that focuses on the development of areas in computational fluency including strategies in mental math. Young learners are guided through a list of addition expressions that help them visually understand the relationships between numbers within 20. By demonstrating these relationships on a number line, a child can easily develop mathematical strategies such as counting all, counting on, using relational thinking, as well as part-whole addition. A list of materials and actions makes the activity easy to implement in the classroom. It also has an answer key and commentary to support instruction.
Students participate in various math strategies. In this mathematical concepts lesson, students experience several math strategies, such as using foldables, angles, and using colored pasta. Students use these manipulatives to help them comprehend place value and geometry concepts.
Make math fun with a great pattern-matching app. Learners decipher patterns in the crackers, and then add and multiply the numbers to find a sum or product. A fast-paced game that challenges even your most confident mathematicians!
Practice addition and subtraction skills with your class. They read Just Enough Carrots, by Frank Remkiewicz, and use math manipulatives to solve addition and subtraction problems associated with the story. This lesson includes group problem solving, class discussion, and math practice.
If you are looking for an end-of-the-year math assessment, then this instructional activity could be for you! Your mathematicians are assessed on their ability to solve difficult, multi-step word problems that take quite a bit of thought and mathematical acumen. The five-day process culminates by having each individual present his problem, and its solution, to the class via PowerPoint.
Second graders participate in Math-Eze activities to comprehend word problems. In this word problem lesson, 2nd graders recognize why a hexagon is the best shape for a beehive. Students calculate how far bees must travel to find 2 lbs. of honey. Students participate in activities relating word problems and bees.