Number Sense Teacher Resources
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Converting Within the Metric System
Sal makes conversions within the metric system. He converts 51.8 decimeters to kilometers. This activity helps build number sense and after being viewed, could be applied to conversions made within the U.S. Customary system.
5 mins 5th - 7th Math 5 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Getting Started with Math By Hand Concept App
Pupils build number sense skills and gain confidence at math by hand. Review how to perform algorithms for the four basic operations. A step-by-step mode emphasizes place value in the base-ten system for each algorithm. Learners identify and review and, through the Missing Pieces game, test how well they understand the concepts.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Planetary Place Value
Third graders explore place value to the ten thousands place. This incredibly thorough, 24-page lesson has learners construct, order, and compare numbers to 9,999. This three-day lesson includes reteaching and extension activities designed within a space theme.
3rd - 4th Math 33 Views 208 Downloads
Are Your Numbers Round?
Elementary schoolers investigate how to round numbers to the nearest tenth. In this number sense lesson, learners view a video clip on the Internet to practice rounding numbers. They use place value charts to help aid in the rounding process.
4th - 7th Math 21 Views 152 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The divisibility rules are invaluable tools to possess. Sal teaches students to recognize divisibility using the divisibility rules. He explains why 380 is divisible by some numbers and not by others. Tip: Create a handout on the divisibility rules.
6 mins 5th - 7th Math 18 Views 65 Downloads
Multiplying by Three-Digit Numbers
In this mixed applications activity, students estimate and multiply three-digit numbers, problem solve word problems with mixed applications, and use number sense to solve problems using digits zero to nine only once. Students solve twenty-one problems.
4th - 6th Math 3 Views 38 Downloads
Identity Property of 1
Part of building solid number sense is understanding the laws and properties of multiplication and addition. Elementary school students can watch Sal multiply using the number 1. He explains that 1x any number equals that number. He provides several examples that show the Identity Property of 1.
1 min 2nd - 4th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
Students multiply and divide numbers. In this estimation games instructional activity, 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.
6th - 9th Math 13 Views 80 Downloads
Everyone's Playing Basketball
To foster number sense and build problem solving skills, pupils will work through a complex word problem. They will be asked to analyze the data given, solve the problem, then share their thinking process with the class. This activity would be a great way to start off a unit on problem solving techniques.
3rd - 5th Math 6 Views 18 Downloads
Place Fractions on a Number Line (1)
Can you put a fraction on a number line? You can! As learners will find out, they can break a number line into equal parts just like they can with a block or pie. With an example problem and clear explicit instruction, they'll be guided through the process of determining where the fraction one-third should go on a number line.
6 mins 3rd - 4th Math 9 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Place Value 3
Understanding place value is a basic mathematics skill. This Khan Academy video shows students how to write the number 14,897 in the expanded form. He explains that the 7 in the ones place is the same as 7x1, the 9 in the tens place is the same as 9x10, the 8 in the hundreds place literally represents 8x100 or 800, and so on.
5 mins 3rd - 5th Math 8 Views 104 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Developing Number Sense with "Baa Baa Black Sheep"
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.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 23 Views 73 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Number Sense and Operations
In this number sense and operations worksheet, learners 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.
8th - 9th Math 3 Views 56 Downloads