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It's So Odd!
Some resources are just wonderful for stimulating creative thinking and concept understanding. Children are encouraged to explore odd and even numbers through a variety of creative activities. They group items, read a story, make an...
First graders estimate length and height of items. They read the story of Jack and the Beanstalk and discuss estimation of size. Students predict the length and height of figures. They use lines and numbers on the centimeter rod and tape...
In this bats instructional activity, students click on the link to read a story about bats and then answer short answer questions, take a survey, and create graphs about it. Students complete 4 tasks total.
MENSA Education & Research Foundation
Pi Day Fun!
In this multi-faceted introduction to pi, participants perform a bevy of pi-related activities. Ranging from measuring household items to singing pi songs and reading pi stories, this fun and non-intimidating resource serves to bring up...
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Look at Us!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 1)
Start off your young English language learners with this packet of materials, which covers three weeks of instructions. After completing the unit, kids will have practiced the letters K through Z, read several story books, talked with...
Math Maven's Mysteries: Time for a Crime
In these math word problem worksheets, students help solve the mystery 'Time for a Crime.' Students read the story and use the ferry schedule to help track down the thief. Students circle the name of the guilty suspect.
Math Maven's Mysteries: The Case of the Dastardly Disguiser
In these math word problem worksheets, students help solve the mystery about 'The Case of the Dastardly Disguiser. Students read the story and find the total number of disguises.
Cool Tools to Solve Challenging Word Problems
Students explore math functions by completing worksheets in class. In this word problem lesson, students read the story A Remainder of One and practice solving division problems from the story. Students complete a worksheet which...
Ten Red Apples; The Five Senses
A clever lesson plan designed around an apple awaits your learners. Descriptive words are used to explain what they believe is inside a bag while using their five senses. Students read the story The Apple Pie Tree and are introduced to...
Making Decisions With Probability
In this math learning exercise, students investigate 6 probability problems which include percentages. Students read the story problems and answer with both numbers and word explanations.
MENSA Education & Research Foundation
Shapes - Kindergarten
Extend scholars' learning experience with a unit consisting of five shape lesson plans, an extension activity, assessment, and rubric. Begin by reading a story about shapes, then conduct an overview and assign pupils' their first...
Learners read How to Train with a T.Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals and solve math problems. In this dinosaur math lesson, students write a math story to go with the dinosaur story. Learners discuss the needed strategies. Students complete a...
Solve With Marble Math
In this problem solving worksheet, students read 5 story problems pertaining to the color of marbles owned by two boys. Students answer each question using the information presented.
In this rate-of-work worksheet, 9th graders read word stories and gather information. They write an equation for the story and solve the problem. There are five problems, with answers, provided on this one-page worksheet.
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
In this thousands word problems worksheet, 7th graders solve and complete 6 different word problems that include the thousands place. First, they read each story and draw a picture to determine the solutions to each problem. Then,...
Write and Solve Equations
Here is a problem solving worksheet in which learners read six story problems. They write an equation and then solve the problem. Basic addition and subtraction will be used.
Hickory Dickory Doc Tell Time
Students discover time keeping by reading clocks. In this time-telling lesson, students read the story Hickory Dickory Dock, and discuss the measurements of time we use. Students complete worksheets in which they identify the times of...
Students barter with each other in order to get ingredients to make chicken sancocho. In this trading lesson plan, students read a story about a family in Central or South America who have to barter to get their needs. Then students try...
Gingerbread Man Chain
Plan ahead with a holiday-themed math word problem. Pupils read a description of a gingerbread chain, including measurements and connections, and decide how long the chain should be to cover the top and bottom of a 72 inch bulletin board.
Chicken Pox Math
Second graders are read a story about a boy with chicken pox. As a class, they discuss what to do when you have a contagious disease and identify who in the class has had chicken pox. Using this information, they create a graph and use...
The Birchbark House Math Activity
In this The Birchbark House math activity worksheet, students, after reading the story, complete 10 story problems based on the events in the story; this page has links to helpful websites.
Where's My Shape?
First graders explore geometry by reading a story with their classmates. In this shape identification lesson plan, 1st graders discuss the differences between two and three-dimensional figures and identify the characteristics of common...
What's Your Angle?
Third graders read the story, Magic Schoolbus Inside the Human Body. Then they form right, acute, and obtuse angles using the joints inside their bodies. They write a brief summary about what they learned about angles as a review the...
If Our Class Went to See the Prince
First graders read the story One Monday Morning and create picture graphs based on the number of teachers, boys, and girls that would visit the prince. In this data lesson plan, 1st graders interpret tables and graphs with the help of...