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Common Core State Standards 1st Grade Math

For Teachers 1st Standards
Here are the complete set of the math practice standards and the Common Core standards for first grade. They cover operations & algebraic thinking, operations in base 10, measurement and data, and geometry. Illustrated nicely with...
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Honey Bees and Communication

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Did you know that honey bees dance to communicate information? Do you know why bees use hexagons to build their hives? The Honeybee Man, Brilliant Bees, and Show me the Honey provide background information on how honey bees communicate....
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Parachute Design

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Bring the science of space exploration to the classroom. Young learners explore the mechanics of the parachute-landing mechanisms on the Mars Rover. They design and build their own parachute models and test their ability to land a probe...
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Module 8: Modeling With Functions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Sometimes there just isn't a parent function that fits the situation. Help scholars learn to combine function types through operations and compositions. Learners first explore a new concept with an introductory activity and then follow...
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Shapes Song: Circle Song

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Bright colors and a calming singing voice make up a music video highlighting a shape—the circle. 
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Between the Lines

For Students K - 12th Standards
Explore linear and square dimensions by comparing areas of similar figures. A creative set of five activities designed for elementary through high school classes asks young scholars to compare areas of specific polygons. The first two...
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Piece it Together

For Students K - 12th Standards
Score some problems all related to soccer balls. The first few problems focus on pattern blocks to see relationships between figures. More advanced problems focus on actual soccer balls, the patterns on the balls, and their volumes and...
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Lyle's Triangles

For Students K - 12th Standards
Try five problems on triangles. Levels A and B focus on shapes that can be created from right triangles. Level C touches upon the relationship between the area of a six-pointed star and the area of each triangle of which it is composed....
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Cubism

For Students K - 12th Standards
If cubism were a religion, would you follow it? Lower-level tasks focus primarily on counting the number cubes in a structure and relating the number to surface area. As learners progress to higher-level tasks, isometric drawings and...
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Miles of Tiles

For Students K - 12th Standards
Create number sentences and equations to solve geometric problems. Each activity in the series of five asks young mathematicians to consider different-sized tiles to build structures according to specific criteria. The first activities,...
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Christmas Wreath Pattern Block Mat 2

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Add a touch of holiday cheer to pattern block practice with a mat featuring a Christmas wreath. As kindergartners work on their shape identification and pattern completion skills, they create a beautifully festive picture.
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Snowmen Pattern Block Mat

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Snowmen don't have to be three stacked circles! Practice geometry skills with a holiday-themed pattern block mat that features two smiling snowmen.
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Christmas Gifts Pattern Block Mat

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Give scholars the gift of knowledge with a present-themed pattern block mat designed to reinforce geometry skills. As they compile the blocks in the correct order to complete patterns, they form a lovely picture of a holiday gift.
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Snowflake Pattern Block Mat

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Add a touch of winter flair to geometry practice with a pattern block mat shaped as a snowflake. Preschoolers and kindergartners can work on both shape recognition and pattern identification as they form beautiful snowflakes.
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3-D Shapes

For Students 1st - 4th Standards
Young mathematicians look at five 3-D shapes and name them based on the accompanying image. For each shape, learners state the number of faces, vertices, and edges.
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Large 5x5 Geoboard Paper

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Accompany a physical Geoboard or use this printed 5x5 Geoboard paper with lines for writing to explore and explain basic geometric concepts.
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Blank Number Cube

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
With this blank number cube, you have the flexibility to keep it blank or add markings to meet your lesson's needs. 
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Number Cube

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Building a six-sided number cube has never been so easy. Just cut out the figure on the solid lines, fold on the dotted lines, connect the sides together using glue or tape, and there you have it!
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Tangram Cutout

For Students K - 5th Standards
Challenge the spatial thinking of your young mathematicians with this printable tangram puzzle. Using different sized triangles, squares, and parallelograms, children must figure out how to fit all the shapes together to create a square.
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Pattern Blocks

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Who needs to buy pattern blocks when you have this printable pattern block template? Including triangles, squares, trapezoids, rhombuses, and hexagons, this resource offers endless possibilities for teaching children about geometric shapes.
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Cut and Paste Shapes

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Engage youngsters in exploring the wonderful world of shapes with this series of cut-and-paste activities. Offering a variety of materials from printable pattern blocks to a series of matching exercises, this resource will have your...
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Writing Prompts for Elementary, Middle and High Schools

For Students 3rd - 10th Standards
Work on descriptive, narrative, persuasive, and expository writing with 110 prompts! The writing prompts are organized by type of writing. Several are separated into collections for younger students so you can find prompts for your...
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Make Your Own Puzzle

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Puzzling over what geometry activity to teach next? Look no further. This simple activity teaches young mathematicians how shapes can be decomposed into smaller figures, and how smaller figures can be assembled into larger shapes. To...
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Overlapping Rectangle

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Challenge young mathematicians' ability to compose and decompose shapes with this fun geometry puzzle. The goal is simple, locate all of the rectangles shown in a picture of three overlapping rectangles. Perform this activity as a whole...