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62 resources with the keyterm Manipulatives

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Ranging the Triple M's

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore collecting and analyzing data. In this mean, median and mode lesson, 5th graders use real word data to determine the mean, median and mode. Students are given sets of numbers on index cards as asked to find the...
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Building Math Concepts

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students play a variety of math games using blocks in order to develop their ability to classify, seriate, and count. In this counting lesson, students work in small groups to practice sorting their blocks by shape and size. Students...
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Problem Solving Strategies

For Students 7th - 8th
In this problem solving strategies worksheet, students solve and complete 14 different word problems that include determining distance and various measurements. First, they determine the order in which girls named finished a race. Then,...
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Add It Up

For Teachers 1st
First graders engage in a instructional activity that gives the research basis for the use of manipulatives for the basic operations in mathematics. They use the variety of tools to solve basic problems. The instructional activity has...
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Fact Families

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students create "fact families" using digital pictures of their classmates and knowledge of basic math concepts (subtraction and addition) in this technology-based math lesson intended for use in the early-elementary classroom. A...
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Multiplication & Division with Arrays

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders work with fact families using the commutative property, arrange arrays with manipulatives, and multiply and divide symbolically with numbers.
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Language with Linguistic Legos

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students visualize and manipulate sentences as building blocks, and, given a key, use Legos™ to demonstrate how to construct sentences of variety (simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex).
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Tens and Ones

For Students K - 2nd
Learners view three problems involving adding or subtracting with ones and tens. Each problem is followed by an explanation and an answer as to how the problem should be done. Note: This resource contains incorrect grammar and could be...
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Basic Right Triangles

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Elementary schoolers examine the attributes of triangles. In this triangle lesson, learners compare regular triangles and right triangles. They explore vertices and angles and investigate obtuse and acute angles. Pupils draw multiple...
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Adding and Subtracting Decimals

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders add and subtract decimals. In this lesson on decimals, 3rd graders use manipulatives (flats, bars, and cubes) to practice the regrouping required when adding and subtracting with decimals.
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Addition Math Lesson Plan

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students write a math lesson plan with manipulatives, drill and practice, and assessments. In this math lesson plan, students do this for addition.
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Manipulatives

For Teachers K
Students model subtraction with manipulatives. In this subtraction lesson, students watch a PowerPoint presentation and use counters to model subtraction sentences. This lesson mentions the use of a PowerPoint presentation, but does not...
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Literacy in Math Lessons

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read books that contain fractions in them and use manipulatives to relate to the fractions in the books. In this math and language lesson plan, 2nd graders use cookies to represent amounts of fractions.
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Addition of Numbers

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders add two digit numbers with manipulatives. In this addition lesson plan, 2nd graders are given blocks to add numbers together.
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Mastering Math Vocabulary

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders practice using their math vocabulary. In this math vocabulary lesson, 5th graders discover the basic properties of 2D shapes and how they relate to one another. Students identify the properties of different shapes and...
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Fractions and Fact Families: Jump Kangaroo Jump!

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders practice with fractions and fact families. In this fractions and fact families lesson, 2nd graders participate in a series of activities to assist them with understanding fractions.  Activities include graphing, creating...
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Algebra: Evaluating Expressions Using Tiles

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders evaluate algebraic expressions. In this introduction to algebra lesson plan, 6th graders use manipulatives (algebra tiles) to solve problems involving one and two variables. Students apply this knowledge to real life...
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Adding Common Fractions with Like Denominators without Pictures

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils solve addition and subtraction problems using fraction manipulatives. In this addition and subtraction of fractions lesson, students watch a whole class demonstration.
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Distributive Property

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars explore the distributive property. In this algebra lesson plan, students are given Fruit Loops or other manipulatives and the class is divided in half. Each half of the class completes part of the equation to show that...
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Summer Fun Activity: Dream Vacations

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students can turn the block area into a travel agency. In this early childhood problem solving lesson, students use creative-thinking and language skills as they design a play environment.
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Clue Me In

For Students 3rd
In this clue me in worksheet, 3rd graders working in groups utilize logic clues to determine what three, four or five digit number is being described.
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Rulers

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this learning tool worksheet, students cut two rulers to use for finding measurements of objects. Students measure with a centimeter ruler and an inch ruler.
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It's a Fact!

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate the concept of addition and subtraction while manipulating a variety of different resources. They focus upon the use of the games in order to keep student engagement. Then students are given the opportunity to...
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Working With Pattern Blocks

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders solve mathematical problems using manipulatives in this math lesson for the fifth grade classroom. Various activities are suggested for lesson implementation making this lesson highly adaptable to fit the needs of the...