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Solve Subtraction Problems: Using Number Line
Number lines are great visual tools that can be used to teach a wide range of math topics. The final video of this series models how to use number lines when solving subtraction problems using the counting up strategy. Pause the video after each example and encourage learners to share alternative solutions that involve the use of a number line.
4 mins 2nd - 4th Math 4 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fractions on a Number Line
Explore fractions on a number line, and create a KWL chart about number lines! Your elementary math class can identify where fractions belong on a number line and then use black line sentence strips to create fraction number lines.
3rd - 4th Math 62 Views 374 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Frog and Toad on the number line
Administer a learning activity that challenges your class to use a number line in the form of lily pads. This is a great way to connect learners from using pictures to add, to using a number line to add. Learners are instructed to display the number of hops that Toad and Frog take during their journey on a number line.
2nd - 3rd Math 34 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Many Ways to Do Addition
A great aspect of teaching math is that children have the freedom to solve problems using a variety of different strategies. The focus of this lesson is for young mathematicians to become aware of many ways of answering addition questions. Learners begin by solving a simple addition equation using paper and pencil, crayons, markers, number lines, manipulatives, or any other materials they may need.
Pre-K - 1st Math 79 Views 44 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Distances Between Houses
This resource sneaks in the math so your learners will be adding and subtracting positive and negatives on a number line while thinking they are mapping out houses. The activity starts by putting houses the appropriate distance away from the school that sits in the middle of the street.
6th - 8th Math 22 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Together in a Line: Collaborative Addition
Partners solve addition equations using counters and number lines, each counting out the number of manipulatives for an addend and then combining their quantities on a single number line to ascertain the sum. They write equations horizontally and vertically to communicate conclusions.
K - 1st Math 18 Views 282 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Find Benchmark Numbers Using a Number Line
The second of eight videos on rounding whole numbers to the nearest 10 or 100 describes how to use a number line to create benchmark numbers. A review of place value and counting by 10s starts off the lesson, followed by a discussion on how to locate numbers on the line.
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Find the Midpoint between Two Whole Numbers
Number three in this series of eight lessons on rounding is focused on identifying the midpoint on a number line. Several concepts are reviewed before the core lesson begins: counting by tens and hundreds, creating increments on a number line, defining benchmark numbers, and reading a number line.
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Numbers and Operations: Addition and Subtraction Grade 2
Using unifix cubes, a spinner, a number line, and fact family triangles second graders will play their way to subtraction competency. They engage in a series of activities that has them playing game that require them to add and subtract single and simple double-digit numbers.
2nd Math 69 Views 330 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Numbers to 1000 on a Line or Grid
A series of engaging activities gives second-graders practice with three-digit numbers up to 1000. They examine three hundreds charts, one with numbers 101-200, another with 901-1000, and a third counting by 10 to 1000. Worksheets give independent practice on this skill and ordering numbers from least to greatest.
1st - 3rd Math 36 Views 212 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Working in a math center or an "I finished early" work station, young mathematicians will match in sequence pre-set-up rods of unifix cubes to numbers on a number line. To help differentiate tens from ones, use different colors to represent them.
K Math 14 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Macaroni Math - Where Will I Land?
Young learners will love hopping up and down the number line! Use masking tape to create a number line across your classroom, and have learners play with some addition or subtraction problems. First, consider using a bean bag animal to illustrate the math problems, then let individual learners come up and give it a shot!
K - 2nd Math 14 Views 67 Downloads
Where Will I Land? (Lesson 3 of &)
Students find differences using the number line, a continuous model for subtraction. Students predict differences and to compose puzzles involving subtraction. This instructional activity provides rich experiences in reasoning and problem solving.
K - 2nd Math 5 Views 21 Downloads
Fraction Models - Grade Three
Explore fractions using different manipulatives and illustrations. Your class can create a variety of models of fractions and mixed numbers with drawings and manipulatives. They then work to compare fractions, mixed numbers, and whole numbers using a number line.
3rd - 4th Math 46 Views 506 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Solve Multiplication Problems: Using Skip Counting
Explore yet another use of number lines as young mathematicians learn to answer multiplication problems by skip counting. This problem solving approach is clearly modeled with the examples presented in the third video of this series. Young learners demonstrate their understanding of this method by solving the additional word problem included in the Guided Practice video.
4 mins 2nd - 4th Math 11 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Using a Number Line: 5th Grade Math
Working in groups, the class will use what they know about whole number operations to solve a real-world problem involving a number line. They will focus on using the number line to correctly label the placement of whole numbers, decimals, fractions, and mixed numbers.
5th Math 5 Views 48 Downloads
The Number Line
Represent, order, and compare rational numbers in order to practice placing them on a number line. Your class will use appropriate operations, methods, and tools to compute with real numbers. Then they must explain completely and clearly what was done and why it was done.
6th - 8th Math 43 Views 290 Downloads
Rainbow Number Line
Guide your kindergartners to create memorable, colorful number lines that they will use throughout the school year. Using sentence strip and a black marker or card stock printed in a teachers font, create traceable numbers from 1 to 20 (see example on the instructional activity).
K Math 37 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Understand a Fraction on a Number Line
Where would 3/4 be on the number line? Project this fraction problem as an all-class warm up, asking scholars to complete it on their own before revealing the detailed explanation below. Using a number line segmented into quarters, they circle the line that signifies 3/4.
3rd - 5th Math 28 Views 237 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable