Can We Talk?
Young scholars apply the strategies for adding and subtracting decimals and for solving multi-step problems. They do this while simulating an activity in which they compare cell phone plans to convince their parents that they need a cell phone.
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Kindness Counts: Understanding Charitable Giving
Financial literacy is generally focused on personal spending and saving, but consider an opportunity to talk to your pupils about how charitable giving can also factor into money management and how it can enhance life for both oneself...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Measuring Variability for Symmetrical Distributions
How do we measure the deviation of data points from the mean? An enriching activity walks your class through the steps to calculate the standard deviation. Guiding questions connect the steps to the context, so the process is not about...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Conversion Between Celsius and Fahrenheit
Develop a formula based upon numerical computations. The 31st part of a 33-part unit has the class determine the formula to convert a temperature in Celsius to a temperature in Fahrenheit. They do this by making comparisons between the...
8th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Math Grade 6: Extended Performance Task—Bracelet Sales
Let's start a rubber band bracelet business. Young entrepreneurs design bracelets made from rubber bands and determine how much profit they can make. This requires using real-world cost information and calculating unit rates.
6th Math CCSS: Designed
Chapter 2: Integers & the Number Line
Here is an extensive set of teacher's notes to help you teach all about integers. Begin by introducing a number line and how it can be used to visualize positive and negative numbers. Talk about absolute value and the additive inverse...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable