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#### Teaching Life Skills to Students with Special Needs

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Ideas for instilling essential life skills in learners with special needs.
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For Teachers 7th - 9th
Express a series of events from a story using algebra. Learners are told a story about two children. Each child in the story has a specific amount of money. They then use algebraic expressions and number sentences to express each child's...
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#### Intercepting Villans Using the Correct Rate

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A Cyberchase video introduces the distance = rate x time equation. Participants then calculate answers to proposed problems and graph a series of results that is then incorporated into a game to help cement the concept. A thorough and...
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#### Right Place, Right Time

For Students 4th - 6th
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.
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#### Secret Formulas

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners calculate the perimeter of rectangles and squares. They imagine trying to build a fence around a yard or trying to determine how much paint they need to paint a room. They also develop formulas and procedures for determining the...
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#### Practice Rounding Decimals

For Students 5th - 7th
Elementary and middle schoolers round numbers with decimals to the place value that is underlined. They find the length to the nearest centimeter and tenth of a centimeter of a variety of objects.
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#### Multiplication Word Problems

For Students 3rd - 4th
Here is a solving word problems by finding the products worksheet in which learners multiply two-digit numbers by one-digit numbers. They solve five problems.
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For Students 3rd - 4th
Third and fourth graders read the addition word problems and use the sets of numbers within the problem along with column addition to solve the problems.
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#### Rates - Practice 18.3

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Rates per unit of time, unit rates, and the distance and lengths of trips are solved in this 18-question assignment. Neatly presented, these questions provide your middle school mathematicians practice with unit rate skills.
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#### Measurement and Conversion of Units in a Recipe

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In a cross-curricular measurement and literacy lesson, your class will identify and compare cooking measurement instruments. They read a recipe and sequence a set of similar instructions in which the steps have been mixed up....
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#### How Tall is that Tree?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students use their feet to measure distance between themselves and a tree trunk.  In this distance activity, students use the number of steps, and string to measure distances and height of the tree.  Students can get the tree height when...
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#### Exploring Scale And Ratio

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students measure the actual size and distance of the solar system using scale and ratio. They watch and discuss a video, create a distance-scale solar system model, and compare the scale sizes of planets to their actual sizes.
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#### Making Models of the Solar System

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students make several models of the solar system to learn the positions of the planets in the solar system as well as relative distances and sizes. Creation of these models will help them identify the planets by size, shape, color,...
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#### Shaking Up Ice Cream

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Upper graders use a variety of tools to measure liquid and solid ingredients in an ice cream making recipe. Following written and oral directions and accurately timing themselves forms the basis of this lesson.
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#### Volume for Rectangular Prisms

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Upper graders define perimeter and area of a rectangle, estimate numbers of cubes and determine the maximum amount that will fit in a given space. In this math lesson, pupils complete related worksheet, build prisms and find volume and...
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#### Statistics and Shopping

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Explore how statistics are used in everyday life. Your soon-to-be savvy consumers use the Internet to find consumer-related statistical information and learn to make wise consumer decisions. Includes links to a practice sheet about data...
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#### That's Kind of Corny!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars apply math skills to determining how much corn seed to plant in 100 acres. They compute the amount of weed killer needed and after totaling how many bushels per acre they harvest, they calculate their profits.
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#### Principles of Flight: Flying Paper Airplanes

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate ways to enhance an object's flying ability.  In this model construction lesson, students construct two paper airplanes, one of which is twice as big as the first.  Students compare and contrast the two separate...
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#### Get Me to the Premiere on Time

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students discover how to calculate speed, distance, and rate. In this problem solving instructional activity, students view an episode of "Cyberchase" and use the distance formula to determine the fastest route that the main character in...