Math Strategies Teacher Resources

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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.
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!
How does music relate to math? Learners will discover review pattern, relationships, equivalence, rates and proportions as it relates to music. This is a very rigours and relevant activity. Many extension ideas are given as well.
Relate math to video games by investigating the making of video games and where in the game math is used to make the game work. Learners will work on communication and problem solving strategies in this engaging lesson.
Learners use mental math to answer a variety of problems. In this math instructional activity students calculate addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems using mental math strategies.Learners aim for speed in their responses.
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.
This app provides an entertaining way to practice math skills. It is the first app in a series, which ranges from first to fifth grade.
Keep your second graders entertained while they practice math skills. This app is the second in the series, which ranges from first to fifth grade.
Third graders observe and demonstrate a variety of problems involving subtraction problems using mental math strategies. They discuss the base ten system and the basic concept of subtraction, and complete a variety of activities involving manipulatives.
Second graders study subtraction facts. In this mathematics lesson, 2nd graders discuss how to solve two digit subtraction problems. Students recognize that there are many different methods or strategies one can use such as using tallies, fingers, a number line, pictures, base 10 blocks, or decomposition/compostion of numbers.
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.
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.
Third graders analyze the process of straction through regrouping exercises. Mental math strategies are fostered in this lesson.
In this mental math activity, students review some strategies for mental math addition and subtraction. Students then use mental math to add or subtract the problems and tell which strategy they used.
Fourth graders multiply multi-digit numbers using rectangular arrays, and a variety of mental math strategies. They multiply two-digit numbers through building, sketching, and showing the computation with partial products.
Fourth graders practice mastering the ability to multiply multi-digit numbers utilizing rectangular arrays and a variety of mental math strategies. They model and illustrate meanings of multiplication and division of whole numbers and the addition and subtraction of fractions.
For this mental math worksheet, students read the math word problems, decide with mathematical operation to use, and then solve the problems using mental math.
In this mental math worksheet, students use mental math to add and subtract, to compare equations, and answer 2 "Test Prep" questions. Reference to Houghton Mifflin text is given.
In this mental math worksheet, students use mental math to add or subtract the double digit equations. Students then compare the addition and subtraction equations by writing greater than, less than, or equal to. Finally, students complete the word problem.
In this mental math worksheet, students read the definitions of the words in the box. Students then use words from the box and the illustrated pictures to complete the sentences.