Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 6
Think, question, brainstorm, and make your way through a newsletter full of puzzles and word problems. The resource includes 10 different newsletters, all with interesting problems, to give class members an out-of-the box math experience.
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
How To Work Word Problems in Algebra
Your algebra learners will pick up some solid algebra problem solving skills and a plan of approach for some typical types of word problems in this scripted worksheet that shows how to set up and organize each type of problem, create the...
State of Michigan
Kick-start children's education with this pre-school math unit. Offering 31 different hands-on learning activities that develop young mathematicians' pattern and shape recognition, basic number sense, and much more, this is a must-have...
Norwich Institute for Language Education
Planning a unit on simple machines? Save some time and energy with this collection of lessons and activities that explores how these devices are used in the real world to make life a little easier.
Here is a very nice resource that presents 12 math word problems suitable for third and fourth graders. All four of the basic operations are used in these one-step problems. An answer key is provided on page two. This would make a very...
Students are introduced to fractions by completing 2 pages of problems with a pizza theme. They complete a chart where they name the fractional part they see in pizzas, then shade the pizzas to solve 1o word problems.
Real-life Word Problems, Part 5
Bring these four word problems to your second grade class to reinforce addition, subtraction, and money math. The problems provide space to write out the proper equations, as well as separate areas to fill in the answers. Use these...
Tricky Word Problems, Part 2 - Choosing the Operation
Can your learners figure out which equation to solve? Use this resource to challenge your third graders with word problems involving the four operations. Each problem has a section to write the answer, but pupils will need to write out...
Real-life Word Problems, Part 4
Bring math to real life with this review resource! With five word problems on bars of chocolate, boxes of tissues, and bottles of lemonade, this is an excellent way for fourth graders to apply their math knowledge to real life scenarios....
Real-Life Word Problems, Part 6
Bring math alive with these five word problems. Using multiplication and division in a space for writing equations, fourth graders solve the word problems and practice writing out the answers in a separate area. Helpful as either a...
Circumference and Areas of Circles
Middle and high schoolers listen to a scenario about a puppy and use the scenario to develop formulas in order to find the area of a circle. In this circumference lesson, pupils understand how to find the radius, diameter, area of a...
Nothing But Problems
Here is a fabulous lesson on problem solving in the mathematical world. In it, third and fourth graders get lots of great coaching on how to approach word problems, and how to best find a solution. They watch an episode of Reading...
Right Place, Right Time
In this right place, right time worksheet, students read train timetables and apply the information to answer math word problems. Students solve eight word problems.
This is Jeopardy
Being able to estimate, understanding place value and fractions, and solving word problems are all important skills in math. This PowerPoint is a Jeopardy-style game where young mathematicians utilize all of these skills in order to win...
Break It Apart: Multiplication Strategies
Reinforce multiplication strategies with a lesson that examines a word problem and the distributive property. Mathematicians work collaboratively to solve the problem, create a poster with their solution, and share their preferred method...
Exploring Types of Variation Activity
Create a variable list of problems. Groups come up with four scenarios. Each situation represents different types of variation, direct, inverse, joint, and combined. Teams then generate questions about their contextual problems for...
Class Fundraising Committee
Given the task of coming up with a fundraiser, small groups determine the type of fundraiser to hold and restraints on the number of participants. The classmates create inequalities to represent the constraints and graph the solution to...
Proportions to Find Percents: Bag of Candy
Proportions and percents are the focus of an interactive designed to boost math proficiency. Five questions challenge participants to solve candy-themed word problems. A color-coded tool with moveable parts assists mathematicians in the...
Comparison of Unit Rates: Drive Away
Five questions make up an interactive that challenges mathematicians to compare unit rates. Word problems question scholars about two friends going on a road trip. Scholars manipulate two cars on a coordinate plane to help solve word...
Prices Involving Discounts: Save Money with Coupons!
Nine questions make up an interactive that challenges scholars to identify new prices after discounts. Question types include fill in the blank and multiple choice. A fully-functional tool assists participants in solving word problems....
Multiplication of Whole Numbers by Fractions: Multiplication of Fractions by Whole Numbers
An interactive challenges mathematicians to multiply fractions by whole numbers. A model provides a clear visual aid in preparing whole numbers to be multiplied. Six questions include multiple-choice, fill in the blank, short answer, and...
Products of Two Fractions: Blocks
Five questions make up an interactive designed to boost the multiplication of fraction skills. An assortment of color-coded fraction blocks assists participants to find the right answer. Question types include multiple-choice and fill in...
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Charlie Brown may not feel the Christmas spirit this year, but your elementary students can use the season to practice important cross-curricular skills! A set of worksheets and activities based on A Charlie Brown Christmas guide apply...
Halloween Activities: Grades K-2nd
If your class is looking for word problems, reading excerpts, grammar games, and fun trivia in their trick-or-treat bags, they'll find it all and more with a Halloween-themed set of worksheets! Three pages of holiday exercises are a...