About How Much?
Third graders use estimation to determine the reasonableness of answers to math problems. They investigate a wide variety of estimation strategies and use these strategies to judge the reasonableness of answers.
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Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
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3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
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Whether you're measuring the ingredients for a recipe or splitting pizza between some friends, fractions are everywhere. Teach young mathematicians how to add fractions in order to solve real-world problems with this elementary math lesson.
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