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In this number sense and operations worksheet, learners solve 15 different types of problems that include reading number lines and solving inequalities. First, they write the scientific notation of various numbers given. Then, pupils write an expression that contains only positive exponents. They also solve an inequality and graph the solutions on a number line.
Seventh graders practice the concept of estimation and number sense using Java applet. They demonstrate skills in addition, multiplication and percentage computations. After reviewing a variety of estimation strategies, they play a java-based game using applets on computers.
In this number sense and operations activity, 7th graders solve 15 different types of problems that include estimation and expanded notation. First, they simplify various equations by following the order of operations. Then, students write numbers given in expanded notation. They also estimate the difference in problems.
This number sense and operations study guide provides notes and explanations as well as practice problems. In order to practice their math skills, learners write fractions as decimals, identify which number set a number belongs to, take square roots, and change decimals into rational numbers. This could be used as stand-alone worksheet and notes or as a tool to build a test around.
In this number sense and operations worksheet, 5th graders solve and complete 17 various types of problems. First, they find the number that best completes each statement. Then, students estimate the sum of two numbers. They also find the exact answer of two numbers using the correct operation.
Students estimate the number of apples in a bushel basket and complete center activities. In this estimation and number sense lesson plan based on the theme of Johnny Appleseed, students read about Johnny Appleseed, then estimate and count apples in a basket and solve math problems based on apples. Lesson includes extension activities and center ideas.
Using the fun Mother Goose nursery rhyme "Baa Baa Black Sheep" and the book Sheep Out to Eat, your Kindergarten class will practice number matching and will also learn facts about sheep. Beforehand, create several laminated sets of of sheep numbered from 1 to 4 and write out on chart paper the full Mother Goose rhyme. Start the lesson by either singing or listening to "Baa Baa Black Sheep," then pass out the sheep/number cards and hold up a number and have the student with the matching cards come to you. This game can be played so each young learner has the opportunity to match each number. Then continue the sheep theme by reading Sheep Out to Eat, and following having a class discussion about sheep facts. Your little learners will learn facts such as why sheep are raised and what a female sheep is called. To further recall you can prompt your learners to answer some questions about the plot of the story and how sheep behave within it. The sheep matching cards could be used in a math center with a parent volunteer.
Learners explore place value and number order. In this number sense instructional activity, students read the book A Million Dots and work in cooperative groups to order number cards from least to greatest. Learners participate in a place value games on the website http://studenthome.nku.edu/~webquest/gabbard/.
Students multiply and divide numbers. In this estimation games lesson, students compete with each other as they multiply and divide numbers. They work with number sense and logic. Students follow predetermined rules and try to become the first one to find answers in a certain range of numbers.
Elementary schoolers count and order objects using numbers 1-300. They bring recyclable items from home. Students group the items, skip count by 2's, 3's, and 5's, and arrange the items on a number line. Recyclable plastic bags are put in groups of 300 to be used to make sleeping mats for the children of Haiti.
Fifth graders explore the concept of number sense and operations as it relates to handling money. In this number sense activity, 5th graders work with change flashcards to practice giving the correct change in a money transaction. Students then perform more difficult problems relating to money exchange.
Students use math number sense to count the number of objects in a set. They count and read whole numbers. Students use appropriate technology to enhance development of number sense. They are asked if they know what an entomologist is? Students are told that they are going to make their own bug.
Fourth graders practice locating whole numbers on a number line in this lesson. They listen as the teacher gives them directions from an included assessment worksheet. They locate the dictated numbers on their number line, and use number sense and estimation skills to solve given problems.
In this number sense and operations activity, students solve 15 different problems that include number lines and identifying various types of numbers. First, they solve a given equation and then check their work. Then, students find the greatest common factor and least common multiple of a given number. They also simplify fractions and expressions.