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All A-buzz About Math
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.
Thanksgiving Math Lessons: Count Your Blessings!
Thanksgiving math can be a way to delve into the true meaning of the holiday.
Making Life A Little Easier With the Right Math Lesson Plans
There are easy ways to integrate math lesson plans and activities into the regular classroom routines.
Manipulatives Make Abstract Math Concepts Concrete
Using math lessons that include manipulatives can help cement learning.
Batter Up! Math Stations
Math stations that review important concepts with the real-world example of baseball.
Math Probability Lesson Plans
"Defy the Pig" is a fun dice game that can be a great warm up activity to math probability lesson plans.
Open-Ended Problem Solving - Math
If you are looking for an end-of-the-year math assessment, then this lesson 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.
Learning to Hate Math
Give your class a different kind of reading assignment with the text included here. Anne Miller's essay "Learning to Hate Mathematics" details a hatred of math that grew from early childhood and still haunts the author today. After finishing the reading, offer your class the short-answer questions included to offer an in-depth look at the themes and metaphors present.
New! Math in English Skills VIII Exercise Book
For some learners, fractions are the bane of fifth- and sixth-grade existence. Use this fantastic packet to help those in remediation for mathematics. The packet contains 20 worksheets with answer keys, and covers adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions. Each page contains fun pictures that make working on math a little friendlier.
Odyssey of the Mind Curriculum Activity: Made Up Math
Is there a way to connect creative thinking, logical reasoning, mathematical understanding, and humor? You bet there is! Kids begin by creating creative math quizzes, which require creative thinking to solve. For example, 1+1=24, one equals a dozen so 24 would be the answer. Then they each write a creative story that revolves around a math activity, which can acutally be taught. The stories are compiled and presented to younger students. The activity culminates in a reflective survey and a discussion on the effectivness of creative thinking being used to augment regular math instruction.
New! Math in English Skills X Exercise Book
Provide your remedial math students with a handy packet that will help them practice prime factorization, exponents and roots, and multiplication and division of fractions. The packet includes 20 pages, bright images, and answer keys. Just print and practice!
New! Math in English Skills V Exercise Book
Long division, multiple-digit multiplication, rounding, and place values are all covered in a fantastic math packet. The packet contains over 20 worksheets and puzzles, and their answer keys, that will help remedial math students in a structured and well-scaffolded way.
Operations and Algebraic Thinking
How to use the relationship between multiplication and division to solve math word problems is the focus of the lesson presented here. In it, fourth graders work in groups to solve problems posed by the teacher. Then, each group is given paper cups and uses them as a manipulative to solve another problem. Finally, each group completes the problems on a worksheet entitled, "What to do with Remainders," and shares their results with the class. Other terrific worksheets are embedded in this fine plan.
New! Resources and the Environment: The Math Link
Take advantage of this interdisciplinary resource and bring together topics in science, language arts, and math. Use characters and events from the story Tillena Lou's Big Adventure as a context for practicing addition and subtraction, learning basic probability, comparing amounts, and sorting objects. Select specific activities to supplement your regular math lessons, or stop during a read aloud of the story to practice different arithmetic skills.
Mixing in Math: Growing Plants
Whether you have your class plant seeds or begin when sprouts are visible, math skills are used here to predict and track growth over time. Straw bar graphs show plant height on a given day while the graph as a whole shows changes over time. This detailed lesson plan comes with variations, books about plant growth, and everyday connections. Budding botanist’s can record observations, reflections, sketches, and photos in a scrapbook/ journal to keep as a reminder of this activity.
How to Implement Project Based Learning to Engage Students
Can a math teacher employ project-based learning? Learn how one great math teacher uses PBL to design math projects that provide learners with a more challenging and holistic learning experience. A wonderful article, that includes three math lessons which use PBL.
New! Math in English Skills VI Exercise Book
If you need a comprehensive math packet specifically intended for learners who are struggling with fractions, look no further. Individuals will be able to practice comparing, simplifying, adding, and subtracting fractions in an enjoyable way. The worksheets are intended for learners in fourth or fifth grade and include problems that address grade-level material, but with numbers that may be easier to work with.
Saxon Math 1 Extension and Enrichment Student Problems
In this extension and enrichment story problem worksheet, 1st graders solve problems that correlate with selected units in the Saxon math grade one program.
Saxon Math K Extension and Enrichment Student Problems
For this math worksheet, students solve ten story problems. These problems are aligned with the Saxon Math K program and are designed to be used one at a time. Problems use numbers small enough for kindergarten students to solve with manipulatives or drawings.
Starship English and Math - Online Lesson Plans
Two online lessons, one in math and one in language arts, are here for you. In them, learners play online games which reinforce important skills in literacy and numeracy. The thing I like about both of these lessons is that they get the kids moving, thinking, communicating, and problem-solving together. These are perfect activities for your kindergarten or 1st graders.