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Connecting Algebraic Reasoning to Models
Students analyze relating a model to an algebraic equation and visa versa. Patterns are reviewed in detail and then in pairs new models are created and then translated into a word problem or equation. They illustrate their models on graph paper.
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Modeling Division of Fractions
Provide a meaningful context for learning about the division of fractions with this upper-elementary math activity. Presented with a simple, real-world problem, young mathematicians work in small groups to develop visual models that help...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Dr. Seuss Comes to Middle School Math Class
If you think Dr. Seuss has no place in a math classroom, then take a look at this resource. Based on the classic children's book Green Eggs and Ham, this sequence of activities engages children learning to model real-world contexts with...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable