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Math Kit for Students at Home

For Parents K - 5th Standards
This toolkit of resources will help you find great math activities for students who may be learning remotely. The first few resources focus on grades K-5, one for each grade level. Following those are links to more resources, again with...
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Remote Teaching Strategies Upper Elementary Grade Students

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
This collection is designed to help you get started with remote learning. We provide an overview of basic strategies and combine them with some tools and resources for you to consider.
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Celebrate Earth Day!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
April 22nd is Earth Day! Celebrate the Earth with these resources and activities. From math to writing and straight into science, all of the resources in this collection promote Earth loving learners in your class!
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Spooky Math Worksheets

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Math practice has never been scarier—but only because these sheets are covered in zombies, ghosts, witches, and bats! Due to the concepts, the collection is best suited for upper elementary and beginning middle school students. It...
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Equivalent Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
This collection is the equivalent of a good time in the math classroom. Here are several five-star lesson plans, worksheets, and activities to best teach equivalent fractions and beyond. 
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Practical Money Skills Grades 3-6

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Teach elementary school learners money management skills with a collection of four lessons that cover allowances and spending plans, saving and investing, spending, comparison shopping, and messaging in advertising. The final lesson...
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Math Antics Geometry Video Lessons

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
The point of this collection of 12 videos is to introduce learners to three basic parts of geometry—points, lines, and planes. The presenter provides definitions, shows how to classify shapes, provides examples, and shows how to use...
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Halloween Math

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Elementary mathematicians will have a blast with these Halloween worksheets! Kids practice ordering decimals, divide word problems, and multiply equations that help create a pumpkin. 
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EngageNY Grade 5 Math Module 1: Place Value and Decimal Fractions

For Teachers 5th Standards
An 18-part math module focuses on place value and decimal fractions. Fifth graders compare, round, multiply and divide by powers of 10 using their knowledge of place value. They rewrite and compare decimals, and solve word problems. A...
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Understand Subtraction as Addition of Additive Inverses, and Difference in Terms of Distance on the Number Line (7.NS.A.1c)

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Four LearnZillion videos focus on a different method to use while subtracting integers such as integer chips, number lines, and an algorithm, and ends with a performance task.
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Solve Ratio Problems Using Tables and the Coordinate Plane (6.RP.A.3d)

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
The ratio is a great skill to teach young scholars because it can solve a variety of problems. See how ratios are solved through different methods in each of the following videos brought to you by LearnZillion. 
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Multiplication: Whole Numbers

For Teachers 5th Standards
Students learn to multiply whole numbers using a number grid and practice problems.Waggle's Learning Goals provide adaptive practice that students complete at their own pace. Skill Boosts can be used for instruction or as quick assessments.
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Order of Operations

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Here is a complete unit for teaching the order of operations. Starting with a presentation or student-led Internet activity (depending on the resources available), students then complete a group activity, followed by some independent...
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Beyond the Times Tables

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Go beyond memorization with a collection of fun and innovative lessons about multiplication. Third, fourth, and fifth graders learn new ways to multiply amounts of items and rational numbers with creative apps, assignments, projects, and...
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Long Division

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Solve using long division; that is, long division with or without remainders, and don't forget about decimals! This collection of images, anchor charts, videos, lesson plans, worksheets, and activities has got you covered to support your...
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Literacy Beyond the Language Arts Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Celebrate reading across the curriculum with a collection of lessons and worksheets that bring literature and informational text to life in math, science, social studies, and music. Each resource prompts interdisciplinary instruction...
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Cross-Curricular Reading Comprehension Worksheets

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
This series of cross-curricular resources covers just about every subject, ranging from social studies to geometry to physical science. Each worksheet includes a reading passage and five questions that require learners to apply reading...
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Holly Jolly Math Worksheets

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
From graphing to solving world problems to finding combinations and calculating percentages, these holiday worksheets are perfect for reinforcing various skills during the weeks leading up to Christmas.
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Thanksgiving Math Worksheets Grades 5–8

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Gobble these math worksheets up just in time for Thanksgiving. From problem solving to graphing, class members practice their math skills with a collection packed with Thanksgiving-themed worksheets.
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STEM: Elementary Inquiry

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Encourage scholars to investigate and think critically with a collection of 14 STEM lesson plans. The following inquiry-based lessons explore the concepts of life cycles of plants and animals, measurement, magnets, evaporation,...
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Mathematics Instruction Parent Guides

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Provide parents and guardians with the support needed to assist their child in today's math strategies. Here you will find a collection compiled of seven reference sheets each covering a different mathematical concept—addition,...
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Working with Coordinate Planes

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Support math instruction with a collection highlighting the use of coordinate planes. Included are a series of videos by Virtual Math Girl—a teacher video, student video, activities, supplemental materials, and assessments. 
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Working with Equivalent Fractions, Decimals & Percentages

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Give math instruction a boost with a collection that focuses on working with equivalent fractions, decimals, and percents—brought to you by Virtual Math Girl. Here you will find a teacher video, student video, activities, supplemental...
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Solve Problems Involving Multiplication of Fractions and Mixed Numbers (5.NF.B.6)

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Watch how its done. The two resources in this collection use visual representation to model how to multiply fractions. One lesson focuses on simple fractions and the other on mixed numbers. A nice way to introduce the topic to allow...
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Rock Out to Fractions and Decimals

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Study Jams! resources provide different videos and practice problems to focus on a topic. This collection has a variety of different fraction, decimals, and percent videos that each focus on something a little different. Because the...
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6th Grade Transition Math

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Here is a collection packed with 10 lessons from the TransMath® text series. Use it with fifth or sixth graders to help them master algebraic concepts. Worksheets and guided practice are included in each lesson.
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Order of Operations

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
An anchor chart, app, lesson plan, activity, and a variety of practice worksheets make up a collection designed to support instruction of Order of Operations. 
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What Are the Odds?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Explore the first steps of statistics and probability with a collection of resources for elementary mathematicians. It includes lesson plans and fun activities that will get those thinking caps going!
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Perform Operations With Decimals Using the Standard Algorithm (6.NS.B.3)

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Pretending our world doesn't have cell phones to do calculations, class members need to learn the skills of decimals. Each video, brought to you by LearnZillion, demonstrates a different operation—adding, subtracting, and multiplying. 
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5th Grade Math Vocabulary Cards

For Teachers 5th Standards
Reinforce math vocabulary with a collection of flash cards. Eight sets offer a medley of terms presented on cards. The cards feature a term in bold font and a labeled picture representation.
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Ordering Decimals: Thousandths Place

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Use these Halloween-themed worksheets to help your mathematicians practice ordering decimals to the thousandths place. Witches on each worksheet make them extra festive!
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Inverse Relationship Worksheets

For Students 2nd - 5th
Check out these worksheets on inverse relationships! Students will complete missing pieces to addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division problems, and each worksheet comes with an answer sheet.
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Easter Bunny Feeding Times: Math Facts

For Students 3rd - 5th
Oh no! The Easter bunnies thought part of each math problem was grass, and now your students have to figure out what's missing. This is a fun collection of addition, subtraction, and multiplication facts worksheets with an Easter theme....
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Maker projects & 3D Shapes

For Teachers 3rd - 11th
The study of three dimensional objects can bring out the natural maker and builder in your students. This collection explores three dimensions through the use of maker projects, 3-D nets, and studies of area and surface area. The...
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Mental Math and Compatible Numbers

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Strengthen the skills of mental math when using compatible numbers. Find numbers that benefit one another when doing the four operations. Practice correct estimating to make those operations go quicker and better understand if the...
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Fall Resources Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
It's that time of year, the leaves are changing, the air is crisp—it's fall! Add a touch of season-related whimsy to your classroom with a collection of festive resources created to support grades third through fifth. Here, you will find...
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Mean, Medium, Mode, and Range

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here you'll find a collection equipped to reinforce and enhance classroom instruction of mean, median, mode, and range. Printables, presentations, a foldable, a contest, and a variety of activities offer an assortment of learning...
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Teaching Children with Autism—Content Area Resources

For Teachers K - 12th
Browse a collection designed to meet the needs of scholars with autism in kindergarten through 12th grade. Here, you'll find a variety of resources—lesson plans, printables, activities, worksheets, and an app—spanning a range of content...
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Halloween for Upper Elementary

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Celebrate Halloween with the help of a collection consisting of a variety of resources covering multiple subjects. Take a look at the notes section to discover which subject is addressed—math, English language arts, arts and crafts,...
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Number Rights

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
New ReviewYou do not have to be whole to be important. Individuals watch a video on the importance of rational numbers on the number line. Scholars use their knowledge to rename numbers on the number line as well as place rationals on a number...
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Pearl Diver

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Dive into the number line. Learners play a computer game that revolves around a number line as they try to collect pearls by diving at locations on a number line. As the game progresses, dive locations change from simple whole numbers to...
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Game Over Gopher

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Coordinate an attack on hungry gophers. Scholars play a game that relies on placing objects on the coordinate plane to stop gophers from eating a carrot. As the game levels increase, learners encounter different scales and the need to...
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Overruled!

For Students 2nd - 7th Standards
New ReviewIt is all a matter of feet. Scholars first watch a video about measurement and conversions. While watching the video and with additional practice, pupils determine that proportional relationships create a straight line through the...
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Grade 5 Math Module 1, Topic D, Lesson 10

For Teachers 5th Standards
Take a little bit away. The 10th section of an 18-part unit introduces subtraction of decimals. Scholars use a place value chart like they did with addition of decimals to organize and represent the problem. After using the place value...
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Grade 5 Math Module 1, Topic B, Lesson 6

For Teachers 5th Standards
Which is bigger? The sixth installment in an 18-part series covering decimals provides a lesson on comparing decimals to the thousandths. Teachers use place value to help class members compare and order decimals. Instruction encourages...
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Grade 5 Math Module 1, Topic B, Lesson 5

For Teachers 5th Standards
There is more than one way to write a number. The lesson plan provides teachers with a way to teach reading and writing decimals to thousandths using standard, expanded, and unit forms. Pupils work through in-class and homework...
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Grade 5 Math Module 1, Topic A, Lesson 4

For Teachers 5th Standards
Convert with exponents. The fourth lesson in a series of 18 uses powers of 10 to convert within the metric system. Scholars use their fourth grade knowledge of conversions to write and use the conversion factors containing exponents....
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Grade 5 Math Module 1, Topic A, Lesson 3

For Teachers 5th Standards
The activity introduces exponents as a way to write powers of 10 and to associate those powers with place value. Pupils practice writing powers of 10 with exponents along with multiplying numbers by powers of 10. The resource is the...
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Grade 5 Math Module 1, Topic A, Lesson 2

For Teachers 5th Standards
What are the place value patterns? An informative lesson plan helps scholars build upon their knowledge of place value to see patterns when multiplying and dividing by powers of 10. Classmates begin the second installment by reviewing...
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Grade 5 Math Module 1, Topic A, Lesson 1

For Teachers 5th Standards
Extend the place value system. The first lesson plan in a series of 18 extends the place value system to millions through thousandths. Using place value charts, pupils see how the value of a digit changes as it moves places. Teachers use...
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Order of Operations Task Cards (2)

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Young mathematicians use their PEMDAS knowledge to solve 20 different task cards. They evaluate expressions to find the answer of multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, and exponential problems. Then, they record their answers...
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Power Pack: Lessons in Civics, Math, and Fine Arts

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week honors the contributions of the newspaper and is celebrated in the resource within a civics, mathematics, and fine arts setting. The resource represents every grade from 3rd to 12th with questions and...
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Review Sheets: Basic Mathematics 2

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
A good mix of Pre-Algebra problems, learners tackle everything from proportions and equations, to polygons and circles. The sections are broken up by topic with a list of the skills that are required to complete the questions. 
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Review Sheets: Basic Mathematics 1

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Here is a worksheet that is 3/4 fraction practice and 1/4 skills guide. The problems are organized by concept and each section bullet points the skills needed to accomplish them. The problems are straightforward practice with word...
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Math Academy Dining Out!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Reinforce fractions skills with a dining out themed unit consisting of four fraction lesson plans, a quiz, and student and teacher surveys. Through activities and learning games, scholars use fractions and percents to order food, count...
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Equivalent Fractions Game: Three in a Row

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Dice up fractions and bring this game into the classroom. Players roll dice to create fractions, and then have to find an equivalent fraction on the board. Once they get three in a row, they win! 
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Coordinate Plane Treasure Hunt

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Similar to the game Battleship®, partners try and determine where the opponent buried their treasures on the hidden coordinate plane. Two types of planes are provided, one with only quadrant one and one with all four for a higher...
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Human Graphing Activity

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Take graphing outside and make a giant coordinate plane to plot your human points. Young graphers are each given a coordinate for a particular shape and asked to make the geometrical shapes one by one. Those not plotted are to write down...
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Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 6

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
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. 
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Adding and Subtracting Negative Numbers

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
As an assessment or worksheet this resource has 10 versions of adding and subtracting negative numbers. Each version comes with two options, one with an answer choice box and one without. Let this resource do the work for you when...
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Comparing Data Displays

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
There is so much more to data than just numbers, and this resource has learners use three methods of comparing data in a multi-faceted lesson. The 21-page packet includes a warm-up, examples, an activity, and assessment for a complete...
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Study Jams! Classify Triangles

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Jam on with this multi-faceted activity teaching triangle classification. Start with a learner-paced lesson describing the different qualities of triangles and follow with a fun karaoke session. Also provided are two types of...
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Introduction to Decimals

For Teachers 5th Standards
Three activities make up an introductory lesson designed to create a strong foundation in comparing fractions to decimals and exploring and building decimal models. Pupils brainstorm and complete a Venn diagram to show how decimals and...
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Adding and Subtracting Fractions

For Students 5th Standards
Fifth graders put their fraction knowledge to work by reading word problems and deciding whether to add or subtract the given fractions. Terms such as combined, total, difference, and left indicate which operation to use.
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$1 Math

For Teachers 2nd - 7th Standards
Captivate your class by having them find the value of their names, different zoo animals, musical instruments, etc.,with a mental math lesson. Using the coding formula listed, children learn to fluently estimate and calculate simple sums.
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Multi-Step Problems

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Engage your young mathematicians with this multi-step word problem worksheet. Offering five clearly written problems, this exercise challenges children to apply their critical thinking and basic arithmetic skills to a range of real world...
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Multiplication & Division Word Problems

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Show your class all the hard work you have put into their lesson by showing this PowerPoint presentation. They will not only be proud of you, but it will help them solve multiplication and division word problems using the algorithms.
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Fractions, Decimals and Percents #1

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Grasp conversion with these excellent fraction, decimal, and percent worksheets that have a graphic model of place value. Mathematicians will grasp the concept in no time.
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Convert between Percents, Fractions and Decimals #1

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Pre algebraic learners will be able to master conversion of fractions, decimals, and percents in no time when they use the illustrations on this resource.
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Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Mathematicians can embark on a math challenge. Fourteen pages of exercises for young algebra learners on fractions, decimals, and percentages let your students put their skills to the test.  
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Start with a Circle...

For Students K - 12th
The Golden Ratio. The Divine Proportion. Yup. It's math and art blended into one colorful activity. Young artists combine colored tissue paper circles and parts of circles to create geometric patterns. As a bonus, kids get to figure out...
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What's Your Angle?

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Identifying types of angles meets real-world application in an excellent, hands-on geometry activity. Learners use pipe cleaners and a visual model to independently discover the acute, right, or obtuse angles in their classroom, which...
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Mood Music!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Grouchy? Sad? Here's a great resource that shows kids how music can be used to lift their spirits. Kids collect and chart data on the effects of music on emotions. After analyzing the results of their experiment, they develop their own...
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Fractions as Numbers

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Your learners will enjoy thoroughly understanding fractions, and you will appreciate the abundant, quality resources in this comprehensive unit that builds toward a complete understanding of the concept of fractions as numbers. Many...
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Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Use ancient Egypt to engage your class in learning about the world of fractions with this 16-lesson unit. Starting off with an introduction to unit fractions, young mathematicians slowly piece together their fractional number sense,...
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Making Math More Fun

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Trick young mathematicians into practicing their basic arithmetic with this extensive collection of fun math games. Whether you're teaching addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, place value, or even fractions, there is a game...
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Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...
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Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric Measurement

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Convert young mathematicians' knowledge of place value into an understanding of the metric system with this five-lesson unit. Through a series of problem solving activities and practice exercises, students learn about the relationship...
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Basics of Probability

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Young mathematicians spin, roll, and toss their way to a deeper understanding of probability with this collection of hands-on activities. Whether they are determining the fairness of spinners or evaluating the probability of drawing...
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Saxon Math Course 1

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Looking to enhance your math curriculum? Then this collection of Saxon math worksheets is for you! With over 700 pages of content, you find will materials covering any topic you can imagine relating to upper-elementary and middle school...
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EdTech Tuesdays: Motion Math - Fractions!

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Math and movement come together to make this app. Take a moment to watch as Rich and Jennifer lead you through how to use this hands-on fraction practice with your young mathematicians. 
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Decimals Worksheets

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Make sure your students' understanding of fractions is on-point using this series of skills practice worksheets. Covering a variety of topics from basic place value and fraction/decimal conversion, to performing all four operations with...
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Simple Machines

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
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. 
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Growing Patterns: Practical Pattern Problems

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Your learners explore growing patterns by describing, extending, creating, and evaluating practical pattern problems in this three-day collaborative unit. Beginning with concrete patterns and function tables to extend and describe with a...
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Alice in Fractalland

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Take your class on a field trip to Fractalland where they'll learn all about number and shape patterns. Based on Disney's movie Alice in Wonderland, this resource takes young mathematicians on an adventure as they explore patterns in...
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Application Task 6.EE.9

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Young mathematicians apply their knowledge of algebraic equations to examine the cost of Sally's U Tunes membership in this problem solving exercise. Given the initial membership fee and the cost per song, students must write an...
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Exit Ticket 6.EE.7

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Assess the ability of young mathematicians to model the world algebraically with this exit card assessment. Presented with a series of four equations, pupils must match each one to the appropriate story problem and then choose a single...
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Exit Ticket 6.EE.2

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Monitor the algebraic thinking of young mathematicians with this short exit card exercise. Providing written descriptions of three different numerical relationships, young mathematicians must create algebraic expressions representative...
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Writing Task 6.NS.4 Item 2

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Danielle needs help figuring out how to evenly package the cookies she baked for her friends. Using the number of oatmeal and chocolate chip cookies she baked, young mathematicians must apply their understanding of greatest common...
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Writing Task 6.NS.4 Item 3

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Young mathematicians apply their knowledge of greatest common factors in order to help Maya prepare for her party. Given the number of blue, white, and green balloons Maya has for decorations, students must determine the most...
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Writing Task 6.RP.1

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Sixth graders apply their knowledge of rates to solve a simple word problem on this short formative assessment. Using the weekly earnings of two babysitters who work for the same wage, students are asked to determine the number of hours...
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Noodling Around: Powers of Ten

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
How many noodles long is your classroom? Find out when engineers of all ages explore measurement through the use of pool noodles. With the noodles pre-cut to certain metric lengths, the activities could be used to introduce the metric...
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Writing Task 6.EE.2 Item 3

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Wondering how well your students can solve algebraic equations, but don't have time for a long assessment? Look no further than this simple exit card. Given both a division and multiplication equation, learners must solve for each...
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Your Birthday is a Math Problem!

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
What better way to celebrate students' birthdays than by creating original math problems? In this open ended challenge, young mathematicians must make numerical expressions using parentheses, exponents, and three other operations that...
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Exit Ticket 6.EE.1 Item 2

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
All numerical expressions are not created equal. This quick exit card problem challenges young mathematicians' understanding of the order of operations as they try to determine which of five expressions are equivalent. Include this...
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Exit Ticket 6.EE.1 Item 1

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Assess young mathematicians' understanding of the role parentheses play in numerical expressions with a quick quiz. Looking at three problems involving the addition and multiplication of single-digit numbers, students must first evaluate...
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Writing Task 6.NS.7

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Temperature data for Anchorage, Alaska offers an excellent context for assessing young mathematicians' understanding of integers. After first looking at a table of the record low temperatures for each month of the year, students are...
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Writing Task 6.NS.6 Item 2

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Challenge young scholars' understanding of integers and algebra with a single-question exit card. Presented with an algebraic expression involving two variables, young mathematicians must write a description of the term's location on a...
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Writing Task 6.NS.6

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Engage young mathematicians in using their knowledge of the coordinate plane to reduce Baltimore's crime rate with a fun exit card problem. After first using a coordinate grid to graph the ordered pairs corresponding to crime locations,...
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Writing Task 6.RP.2

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Angela and Esteban are both fast, but who is faster? This exit card provides the time and distance ran by each child, and requires young mathematicians to use ratios to determine which of the two is the faster runner. A perfect resource...
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Writing Task 6.NS.5

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Use the miserably cold temperatures of Anchorage, Alaska as a tool for assessing young mathematicians' understanding of integers with this exit card. Including a graph of the record low temperatures for this US city, young mathematicians...
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Writing Task 6.NS.3 Item 2

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Young scholars step into the shoes of math teachers as they assess James' attempt to add two decimals on this short exit card assessment. Given the addition problem and proposed solution, students must provide a written explanation for...
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Writing Task 6.NS.3

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Sara is planning a vacation, but needs some help calculating how much it will cost her. This short exit card provides young mathematicians with the rates for her rental car and hotel, as well as the cost of her plane ticket, which they...
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Study Jams! Elapsed Time

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Identify the larger number, place the smaller number on the bottom, and then subtract in order to determine elapsed time. Animated slides of each step are also narrated by a friendly voice to teach elementary math minds how to solve such...
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Study Jams! Circle Graph

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Over a pizza dinner, RJ and Mia discuss how to use a circle or pie graph to represent data. After viewing, data analysts can use a Test Yourself feature to assess their own understanding. This is ideal for use in a flipped classroom lesson.
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Study Jams! Bar Graphs

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Mia teaches Sam how to create a bar graph, including forming a title, creating and labeling the axes, choosing a scale, and entering data. After viewing, data analysts can test themselves with seven follow-up questions and review...
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Study Jams! Units of Measurement

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
As Mia and RJ discuss measurement, your class is introduced to the customary and metric systems for measuring mass, capacity, weight, and length. Temperature scales are also introduced. This resource can help set the foundation for later...
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Study Jams! Perimeter

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Follow this engaging slide show on the calculation of polygon perimeter with some hands-on measurement of perimeters to solidify the concepts. On this webpage there are interactive assessment questions and links to related resources by...
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Study Jams! Convert Units of Time

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
How many seconds are in a minute? Or rather, how many seconds are in eight minutes? This problem is worked out through a series of animated steps and explained by a friendly young lady's voice. Your time travelers will appreciate this...
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Study Jams! Place Decimal on a Number Line

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Through four steps, three different time values for a 100-meter run are arranged on a number line in order to practice ordering decimal numbers. The price of two sports drinks are also compared. All of this comes in narrated and animated...
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Study Jams! Addition & Subtraction of Decimals

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
So current with preteens is the topic of downloading tunes into their computers! In a relatable lesson, viewers are taught to figure out if Zoe can afford to purchase two songs if she has $3.00 left to her credit. Mia talks them through...
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Study Jams! Place Value of Decimals

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Here is a clear explanation of decimal place value using batting average as the example. Narrated and animated steps are clicked on so that learners can progress at their own pace. Consider having fifth graders interact with this website...
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Study Jams! Making Change

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
This dreamy resource has little ones computing the change on the purchase of an ice cream cone. Mia describes each step in two methods: subtraction of decimals and counting up from the sale price.
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Study Jams! Compare Money Amounts

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Elementary money makers are walked through five steps to compare two different amounts. RJ speaks slowly as animations display his explanations. He compares the price of a New York magnet to the amount of money his cousin has on hand to...
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Study Jams! Percents

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Sam's mom is a bowling woman and her birthday is around the corner. Can Sam afford the shirt in the store window for her? Mia helps him solve a multi-step percent problem to figure it out!
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Study Jams! Least Common Multiple

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
RJ instructs your sixth graders in two different methods of determining least common multiples. The first is by listing several multiples of each number, and the second is by drawing factor trees. This is an ideal flipped classroom...
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Study Jams! Ratio

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
What is the ratio of wins to total games for Mia's soccer team? RJ teaches viewers how to figure it out with a step-by-step procedure. He shows them three different ways to represent ratios: word form, ratio form, and fraction form. 
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Study Jams! Geometric Patterns

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Here is a fun online activity that learners can use to practice imitating patterns! Along the way, they are exposed to the names of geometric shapes including rhombus, hexagon, octagon, and decagon.
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Study Jams! Order of Operations

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Please excuse my dear Aunt Sally! Sort of like an animated slide show, this lesson walks fifth graders through the order of operations. Also included are a sing-along karaoke video, key vocabulary with definitions, and a seven-question...
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Study Jams! Ordered Pairs

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Using an amusing amusement park, Sam describes how it is a coordinate plane and how to graph an ordered pair. Perfect for beginners, the animation moves on to point out a tip using the first quadrant of an empty coordinate plane.
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The Shape of Data

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Explore the difference between statistical and non-statistical questions. Fun follows as learners gather statistical data for the question, "How many times can the typical sixth grader catch a spool in a cup in one minute?" Data is...
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Fish Are Fun

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Keeping in mind that each inch of fish should have a gallon of water, math-minded ichthyologists determine the appropriate dimensions and volume for an aquarium. Four different fish species are options for this tank, so your can assign...
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School Store

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
A list of school supplies is accompanied by the price per unit and the price per package of six. Student shoppers work in pairs to use the chart for calculating out how much each of three McKinnzie children need to spend in order to...
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Designing a Kitchen Backsplash

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Pupils protect a kitchen wall that stands behind the stove by designing a backsplash. Samuel's parents want a backsplash with specific color ratios for the tiny square tiles that will be included. Learners do the math and glue colored...
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Grocery Store Gas Points

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Three different solutions are offered for this task. Math wizards work together to figure out how much money Monica must spend at the supermarket in order to earn enough gas rewards to fill up her tank for less than the $35.00 she has...
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Neighborhood Snow Removal

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Everyone loves a little competition, and in this scenario, two neighbors go neck-and-neck to see who shovels snow faster. Your sixth grade mathematicians can place their bets and then use ratio and rate reasoning to determine the winner!
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The Story of Pencils

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Did you know that a standard pencil can produce a line that is 35 miles long? This and other pencil trivia make up the information that is used in solving proportion problems on this five-problem worksheet.
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Popsicle Bridge

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
Using popsicle sticks and glue, groups must work together to design and build a bridge that can support weight and is aesthetically pleasing. The lesson begins by learners reading about different features of bridge architecture, followed...
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Cereal Box Surface Area

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
How much math can your learners pour out of a cereal box? Your middle schoolers will explore their favorite cereal and calculate the surface area, volume, and weight ratios and log this information on the provided worksheet. They get to...
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Sugar Crystal Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 9th Standards
Blow your learners' minds with a sweet instructional activity on nanotechnology that uses sugar to demonstrate the difference nanoscale surface area makes in dissolving and crystal formation. Plenty of supportive background information...
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Clock Bingo

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Telling time is an everyday occurrence, but with this resource, pupils can tell time and win! Print out customized bingo cards based on your learners' skill level by choosing different time intervals and number of cards per sheet. There...
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Arithmetic Maker

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
With endless possibilities, you can create custom flashcards to take to class as easy as 1, 2, 3! Let this flashcard creator do the work for you, just chose the level of difficulty, add or subtract, and the number of place values. Each...
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Probability

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
In need of a probability resource that has it all? Take a look at a full textbook chapter on teaching and engaging learners in mathematical probability and data analysis. It begins with a teacher preparation section, and then moves into...
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Amazing Angles

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
Three letter-sized mini posters can be displayed in your elementary geometry class when teaching about angles. One provides information about degree measurement and additive properties, and the other two define acute, right, obtuse,...
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Photo Nets (3D)

For Teachers 4th - 10th Standards
The sky is the limit when printing custom 3-D shape templates from this site. Not only can you pick your shape and pattern, there is an option to upload an image for the different sides of the geometric shape. Let your learners have fun...
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Dice Printer

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
Let the dice decide your fate with this custom site that creates a die printable based on your needs. Pick from different sizes and custom label each face to use for fun activities.
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Study Jams! Number Patterns

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Finding patterns is an essential skill for mathematicians of all ages. Follow along with Zoe as she walks step-by-step through the process of identifying and completing number patterns. Work through the Try It! problems as a whole class...
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Study Jams! Expanded Notation

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Teaching expanded notation is a great way to enhance young mathematicians' understanding of place value. This presentation explicitly describes the process, starting with the largest place value and working down, from left to right,...
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Convert Measurements to Solve Distance Problems

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
As the first of a series of five lessons on solving word problems involving converting measurement data, this resource is a great piece to incorporate a unit on the topic. A review of basic metric system measurements begins the learning,...
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Study Jams! Fractions

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
What can quesadillas teach your class about fractions? More than you might think. AJ and Zoe from the StudyJams! crew use this Mexican cuisine to explain how fractions are just equal parts of a whole, defining the key terms numerator and...
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Study Jams! Integers

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Stay positive, teaching about integers just got a little easier! Explain how positive and negative numbers are opposites using number lines and real-world examples. The included assessment provides an excellent opportunity to check for...
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What is a Trapezoid? (Part 1)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Challenge your class to construct a definition for trapezoids. Looking at four examples and four non-examples, students individually create definitions and use them to classify an unknown shape. Allow for small group and whole-class...
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Fractions and Rectangles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Visual models are excellent teaching tools when explaining equivalent fractions. Looking at a rectangle cut into twelfths, students first identify the shaded fraction, and then explain whether the fraction is equal to one-fourth....
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Listing Fractions in Increasing Size

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Increase the depth of your class's fractional number sense with this number-ordering activity. Given four fractions, each with different numerators and denominators, young learners are asked to place them in order from smallest to...
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Interpret Absolute Value in Real-World Situations

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Help your learners understand which submarine is deeper by going into more depth with the fourth video in a series on absolute value. It also includes an example on comparing debt and a comparing which runner is farther away from the...
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Who is the Tallest?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A simple question, with a not-so-simple answer. Working with whole and mixed number measurements in inches, feet, and yards presents a problem with many possible solutions. A great activity that challenges the minds of young...
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Finding the Line of Symmetry

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Can you find the line of symmetry? That's what your students will demonstrate by completing this worksheet. The task gets increasingly difficult as shapes are included that have one line of symmetry, no lines of symmetry, and multiple...
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The Geometry of Letters

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Use the alphabet as a tool for teaching your class about geometric figures. Break apart capital letters into line segments and arcs. Classify angles as right, acute, or obtuse. Identify parallel and perpendicular lines. An excellent...
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Price per Pound and Pounds per Dollar

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Help learners understand the concept of unit rate as it is applied to buying beans at a grocery store. The objective is to determine the unit rate in two ways, and then apply each ratio to an additional problem. The attached commentary...
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Dividing by One-Half

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Understanding when to divide by two or one-half can be confusing. Here is an activity that gives four different scenarios. It is up to your number crunchers to decide if they divide by two or one-half. The easiest way to approach the...
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What is a Trapezoid? (Part 2)

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
This collaborative activity investigates the meaning of a trapezoid and a parallelogram. It begins by presenting two different definitions of a trapezoid. Learners are to reason abstractly the difference between the two definitions and...
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Banana Pudding

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Making banana pudding despite misplacing your one-cup measuring cup is easy as long as you can find your quarter-cup measuring cup! This real-life activity provides a good opportunity for learners to interpret division of a whole number...
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The Class Trip

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Mrs. Moore's class is trying to earn money for a trip to the science museum, but how much more do they need? Solve this problem with your own class as they develop their ability to model real-life situations algebraically. As an added...
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Snow Day

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
It's a snow day, and two brothers attending schools with different schedules each got a late start to the day. But who had the shorter school day? That's what your class will find out as they apply their knowledge of fractions to this...
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Battle Ship Using Grid Paper

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
You sank my battleship! The iconic cry of the time-honored game, Battleship will be heard in classrooms with this learning game that requires only grid paper, pencils, and an introductory knowledge of the first quadrant of the coordinate...
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TV 411 What's Cooking? Salt

For Students 5th - 12th
Here is a recipe for a practical cross-curricular lesson! Cover unit conversions and ratios for math, the periodic table of elements for science, the difference between sodium and salt and its relation to high blood pressure for...
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What's Cooking? Water

For Students 4th - 8th
What a fresh approach to learning about water! Chef Jamika Pessoa explains the chemical composition of this vital compound, what happens when heat is added or removed, and how much water is contained in different organs and...
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Mystery Math Town

For Students 1st - 6th Standards
You know you have stumbled on something interesting when you launch this app. You are suddenly taken into a world of mystery and intrigue, and of course, math-skills practice.
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Save the Plankton, Breathe Freely

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Inhale. Exhale. Breathe easy with this richly-designed lesson plan on the source of our oxygen! Children may be surprised to find out that plankton produce the bulk of the vital gas. They participate in an activity where they record the...
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MathBoard

For Students 3rd - 10th Standards
Do you want to practice arithmetic skills from simple addition facts, to cubes and square roots, to solving one-step equations? Here is a great app for practicing and learning everything from arithmetic practice using integers to solving...
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Party Planning

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Introduce simple algebraic equations using real-world activities. Let small groups work through a party-planning activity. In light of this information, the group needs to decide how many kids can be invited to the party or how many...
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Birthday Cake!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Who doesn't like birthday cake? Candles evenly proportioned on each piece of cake make a good model for whole-to-part math problems. Learners use repeated addition to add fractions with like denominators, breakdown whole pieces into...
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Mean, Median, Mode, and Range

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What a find! Here is a lesson, designed to meet sixth grade math Common Core standards, that focuses on the calculation of different measures of center for the scores from a penalty shoot-out competition. An independent...
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Paperclip Statistics

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Begin with an attention-grabbing activity: have individuals link as many paper clips together as they can in a two-minute time span. Collect the results into a data table, which they will then display in a graph or plot. They calculate...
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Two-Variable Relationships in Real-World Problems

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
When tending to CCSS.Math.Content.6.EE.9, this complete resource fits the bill. Learners work in groups or pairs to assign two variables to several real-world problems. They write equations, complete tables of solutions, and then...
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Exploring Properties - What is the Stock Market?

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Preteens create a foldable in order to review the properties of operations. They apply their knowledge to write equivalent equations using stock market scenarios. A neat homework page is provided that has four expressions to be...
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Fraction Cookies Bakery

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Bake-up some cookie fractions with your class in order to determine improper fractions and mixed numbers. Young bakers calculate cookie orders given on an order form. From their calculations, they write the improper fraction, mixed...
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Fantastic Voyage

For Teachers 5th Standards
Here is  resource that is truly a fabulous mathematical adventure in fractions with a focus on the addition of fractions with unlike denominators. Fifth graders will enjoy the passport graphic organizer that gives them the...
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Cookie Calculations

For Teachers 5th Standards
Here is  a sweet way to bring real-world fractions into the classroom. Fifth graders work in pairs to combine differing amounts of same ingredients from two recipes involving addition of fractions with an unlike denominator. The real...
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Constructing Task: Patterns R Us

For Teachers 5th Standards
Here is a discovery opportunity designed for 5th graders to use at the beginning of the year in order to explore what happens to a number when it is multiplied by powers of 10. This activity is to be used before students are taught place...
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Dividing Whole Numbers by the Power of Ten

For Teachers 5th Standards
Knowing how to properly place the decimal point when dividing by powers of ten is an important skill. Here is a lesson which should give your learners a good understanding of this technique. One nice thing about the lesson is the many...
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Subtraction of Decimals

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Here is a fabulous lesson on subtracting decimals with different numbers of decimal places. There are teacher-led activities for learners to engage in, including, modeling decimal subtraction through decimal squares, looking at place...
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Reading and Writing Decimals

For Teachers 5th Standards
Decimals are quite often confusing for young mathematicians. Pupils engage in three activities: writing decimal names, understanding place value, and comparing decimals to thousandths. At the end of the lesson, there is a motivating game...
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Multiplying Fractions Times Whole Numbers and Fractions

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Fifth graders make the connections using models between multiplying a fraction times a whole number and multiplying a fraction times a fraction. After completing three teacher-led activities, pupils access a website on their own to play...
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Subtracting Fractions - Unequal Denominators

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Subtracting fractions that have unequal denominators is a tricky process. The lesson utilizes fraction bars as a manipulative, in order to understand subtracting fractions and estimating differences. After completing three activities in...
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Adding Mixed Numbers - Unequal Denominators

For Teachers 5th Standards
Working with fractions that have unequal denominators is one of the most difficult concepts for young mathematicians to master. Here you will find a fine lesson that should help youngsters begin to get a grasp on this important...
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A Human Number Line: Teacher Notes

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Twenty-one pieces of tagboard can lead your class to a greater understanding of integers when you use them to form a human number line. After creating this math tool, two strategies for adding and subtracting will have your...
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Dividing It Up

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
What is the true meaning of a fraction? Fifth graders connect their knowledge from prior years' learning of fractions through an introductory activity. Posters and a gallery walk are central to sharing of knowledge and creating a common...
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Simple Use of Parentheses

For Students 5th Standards
Fifth graders take a look at how to solve equations where parentheses are present. There are addition, subtraction, and multiplication problems included. Learners practice solving 22 problems altogether, and there is an answer key...
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Jeopardy Game - 5th Grade (Part A)

For Teachers 5th
Here is a terrific Jeopardy-style game designed for 5th graders. All of the categories have to do with math. They are: decimals, fractions, geometry/measurement, patterns/equations, and "Potpourri". These type of games are terrific...
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Fraction X - Adding Unlike Denominators

For Teachers 5th Standards
Adding fractions with unlike denominators is a difficult process to master. This fine presentation does a terrific job of leading young math whizzes through the steps necessary to perform this calculation. The slides have clear graphics,...
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Fractions: Subtracting Like Denominators

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
These presentations, designed by Monica Yuskatis, are among the best math PowerPoints you can find. Use this one to lead your pupils through the steps needed to subtract fractions with like denominators, then simplify the answers into...
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Scaling it Down: Caves Have Maps, Too

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Measurement and map skills are the focus of this lesson, where students crawl through a "cave" made out of boxes, desks and chairs, observing the dimensions.  Your young geographers measure various aspects of the cave and practice math...
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Gold Rush California and its Diverse Population

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners compare contemporary cultural differences with historical differences based on population percentage. In this cross-curriculum Gold Rush/math lesson, students analyze aspects of California's Gold Rush population and diversity...
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Traveler: Webelos Activity Workbook

For Students 4th - 5th
This three-page worksheet is designed to be used by the Weblos of Boy Scouts of America. They are given 13 choices of academic activities that involve the use of maps, geography, math, and money. They must complete five of the activities...
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Jeopardy Game - Grade 5 Part D

For Teachers 5th
Here is another terrific Jeopardy-style game that covers many 5th grade math topics. These games are always a hit with the kids, and are a very effective teaching tool because they turn learning into fun. The topics are: decimals,...
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Great Lakes Homepage for Kids

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here are some outstanding lessons on the geology and history of the Great Lakes. These lessons are divided into Grade 4 -6, and Grade 7 - 8 activities. The activities all use the background information, maps, graphs, data, and Great...
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Conversions - Decimals to Fractions and Fractions to Decimals

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
One of the trickiest areas of mathematics for youngsters is the relationship between fractions, decimals, and percents. In this impressive presentation, learners get coached on how to convert between fractions and decimals, and vice...
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Fractions XIV - Multiplication of Fractions

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Knowing how to multiply fractions is an important skill. Knowing when you should multiply fractions is equally as important. This impressive presentation covers both topics quite nicely. Along with slides that present explanations, there...
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Fraction - Subtracting Unlike Denominators

For Teachers 4th - 6th
These presentations by Monica Yuskaitis are particularly good. In this one, she shows viewers how to deal with subtracting fractions that have unlike denominator, no small task! This is a tricky process, and this PowerPoint takes young...
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Fractions and Mixed Numbers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This series of math presentations by Monica Yuskaitis is outstanding! This installment teaches youngsters about fractions and mixed numbers. The graphics, examples, and text throughout this presentation are engaging and should help...
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Fractions XI - Adding Mixed Numbers with Unlike Denominators

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Adding mixed numbers with unlike denominators is a tricky process. This presentations does an excellent job of outlining the steps necessary in great detail. By the time you've worked through this 33-slide PowerPoint with your students,...
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Fractions Lesson 2 - Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is an excellent presentation on the difference between mixed numbers and improper fractions. Young mathematicians are given a clear definition of each, and the ensuing slides give lots of great practice in calculating these values....
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Fractions IV - Equivalent Fractions by Monica Yuskaitis

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Comparing equivalent fractions is one of the most difficult math concepts to teach to youngsters. How can numbers that look so different actually represent the same thing? This presentation takes a lot of the mystery out of equivalent...
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Classifying Triangles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
If you're looking for a presentation to assist you in your teaching of triangles, this one could be for you. In it, learners are shown how triangles are classified by the size of their angles and by their sides. These are tricky concepts...
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What a Square

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine the painting "Old Man With A Gold Chain" by Rembrandt. They identify geometric shapes in the painting, measure these shapes and compare the relationships of these measurements.
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Life-Sized Drawing

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Ocean explorers or mathematicians research the wreck of the CSS H.L. Hunley. They investigate the actual dimensions of the Hunley using math and measuring skills. Afterward, they sketch a large scale drawing of the submarine outdoors on...
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Dividing Mixed Numbers

For Students 5th - 7th
Before Sal can divide a mixed number, he has to rewrite it as an improper fraction. He explains that dividing a fraction is the same as multiplying it by its reciprocal and that you can "cancel out" numbers to make multiplying easier.
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Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

For Students 5th - 7th
Here is a great video explaining how to multiply a fraction by a whole number. Sal shows students how to put a whole number over 1 in order to multiply it by a fraction. He simplifies his answer and writes it as a mixed number.
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Living Systems Part III

For Teachers 5th
Here is a fantastic, informative, interactive presentation on plant and animal cells. The PowerPoint is produced by an elementary school teacher who has a doctorate in science, and it shows! This would be a splendid presentation to use...