Can You Picture It?
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Students collect and tally real-world data, create a pictograph and pose questions about the data that can be answered from the graphs.
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Explaining Fraction Equivalence with Picture
Visual models are a great tool for demonstrating the concept of equivalent fractions. Given two pictures, young mathematicians first identify each fraction and then write an explanation for why they are equivalent. Use as a guided...
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For kids who love movies, figuring out a schedule for the maximum number that can be seen in one day is not only a good demonstration of Common Core mathematical practices, but also a highly motivating activity. Robert Kaplinsky...
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Show your class all the hard work you have put into their lesson by showing this PowerPoint presentation. They will not only be proud of you, but it will help them solve multiplication and division word problems using the algorithms.
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Ridin' Along In My Automobile
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How Full Can You Go? Pretest Questions
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5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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Show young mathematicians an animated way to look at positive and negative numbers. The video relates the real-world use of money and temperature on vertical and horizontal number lines. It is a great introduction to the coordinate plane...
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