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Chess Math

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars review angles. In this geometry lesson, students become chess players on a floor chess board. When they make a move, they need to identify the angle of their movement. In the lesson plan it says the "degree" of the angle,...
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Through the Looking-Glass Chess: Create Your Own Games!

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research chess in relation to the metaphors in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass. They read the novel and note references to chess and research the history of chess and how to play the game. In groups, they create...
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The Learning Network: The First Middle School Chess Champs

For Students 7th - 8th
Introduce some nonfiction reading into your classroom! This resource contains seven comprehension questions pertaining to an article from The New York Times website about the first middle schoolers to ever win the United States Chess...
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Chess: A Game for Thinkers

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension worksheet, learners read a passage about the game of chess and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students complete 5 questions total.
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Math: Chess Lesson Plans

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Have you ever thought about introducing chess to your pupils but didn't know how to begin? Here is a 10-day plan for helping novice chess players with everything from learning the names of the pieces and their layout on the board, to the...
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Can a Chess Piece Explain Markov Chains?

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
How many moves does it take, on average, for a knight to move back to its original position in chess? Scholars learn how a Markov chain with state space and probability transition function helps solve this problem. After finding the...
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Chess Club

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
When the membership in a chess club changes, it is your mathematicians' job to find out how many boys and girls are attending and the percent change from last year. The activity provides a great compound problem finding the different...
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Checkmate: What is the History of Chess?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a timeline.  In this history of chess lesson, students use the Internet to examine the chess history timeline.  Students read books on the history of chess, answer questions and create a timeline using a software...
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English Skills Worksheet (6.203)

For Students 5th - 6th
In this multiple English activities learning exercise, learners complete a variety of assignments: write three onomatopoeia sentences, add ten endings to ten words, give the root words to eight words, play two rounds of word chess, find...
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Infinite Chess

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Imagine an infinitely-large chess board with an infinite number of pieces. Pupils learn about infinite chess and how it is a determined game, in that there is always a winning strategy. The video first applies Zermelo's Theorem to show...
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How is Chess Played?

For Teachers K - 12th
Students discover how to play chess. In this how is chess played lesson, students examine the rules, vocabulary, and tactics of the game of chess. 
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Executive Government: Executive Decision Making

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars make executive decisions. In this Social Studies activity, students explore the concept of executive decisions through a game of chess. Young scholars role play a year-level formal plan and implementation.
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Chess Lesson Plans

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students discover the game of chess. For this critical thinking lesson, students learn the rules for each chess piece and the game as a whole. Students use critical thinking, problem solving, logic, and reasoning skills to improve their...
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Rating Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your favorite sports team is ranked #1. How do the powers that be determine this rating? Learn how ratings are mathematically computed using probability concepts, from the Elo Rating System for chess to the Rating Percentage Index for...
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The Art of Chess

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discover the history of the most popular board game in the world, chess.  In this model building lesson, students create their own chess pieces using a theme they have decided on and clay modeling pieces.  Students investigate...
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Chess Word Search

For Students 6th - 8th
In this literacy worksheet, students find the words that are related to the game of chess and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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How Chess Pieces Move

For Students 6th
In this how chess pieces move worksheet, 6th graders read how all of the chess pieces move, then answer one question about the moves of the rook using a grid.
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Ancient Chinese Inventions 3/3

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Go fly a kite or launch a dragonfly top that soars like a helicopter past hot air balloons. Play a round of golf or sit down to a game of chess. No matter which you choose, remember to give credit for these pastimes to the ancient...
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Checkmate: Chess, and the connection to the Middle Ages

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners investigate the different aspects of Medieval Times and the connection to chess.  In this world history lesson plan, students complete a chart answering questions about the lifestyles of men and women in the Medieval Times....
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AI Playing Games: Crash Course AI #12

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can AI beat humans at tic-tac-toe? The 12th episode in the Crash Course Artificial Intelligence series focuses on teaching computers how to play games. Scholars learn about historical attempts to teach checkers and chess, and see how the...
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Check Mate

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students share opinions about the goals and strategies of the games they play. They investigate the World Chess Championship by reading and discussion the article "In Major League of Chess, Next Year Comes So Soon." Students study the...
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Checkmate

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students start identifying the cause and effect relationships in games of Chess. Using the internet, they research the history of the game and how the roles for each of the pieces. They develop a skit based on the roles and...
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The Power of One - Math in a Different Angle

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
In this 2-day lesson focused on exponents, middle schoolers will cross the curriculum by engaging in science, history and language arts activities. Exponential growth will be explored using grains of rice on a chess board. Exponential...
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Joining Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th
Sentence combining meets multiple objectives for writers, and they are all available in this informational text exercise. Learners read a mixed-up excerpt about the history of chess, putting 15 sentences into logical order. Have a...

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