Creating Pictographs in Excel
Students complete a survey in Excel and create a spreadsheet using their data. They use the Chart Wizard to create a pictograph using pictures from Pics4Learning.
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Deciphering Word Problems in Order to Write Equations
Help young mathematicians crack the code of word problems with this three-lesson series on problem solving. Walking students step-by-step through the process of identifying key information, creating algebraic equations, and finally...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Get on your Mark, Get Set, Go! Collect, Interpret, and Represent Data Using a Bar Graph and a Circle Graph
Start an engaging data analysis study with a review of charts and graphs using the linked interactive presentation, which is both hilarious and comprehensive. There are 27 statistics-related vocabulary terms you can use in a word sort....
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Ridin' Along In My Automobile
Will you make a profit? Young learners try to answer the question, "If you buy a car now, can you sell it later and make your money back?" They peruse car magazines and create a chart (sample chart is included) that includes the year and...
3rd - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Estimate Mass in Kilograms Using Benchmarks
Introduce your class to the idea of estimating mass by using a benchmark for comparison. First, they review what a kilogram is as it relates to weight. Then, they are introduced to the idea of a benchmark. Here, benchmarks are items that...
4 mins 3rd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Picture Fists Full of Kisses
Ease children's back-to-school jitters with this primary grade lesson based on the book The Kissing Hand by Ruth E. Harper. Starting off with a singing of the song "I Wish I Had a Little Red Box", children go on to discuss and create a...
Pre-K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Data Analysis and Probability: Graphing Candy with Excel
Collect and graph data using Microsoft Excel with your math class. They will make predictions about the number of each colored candy in a bag of M&M's, then sort, classify, count, and record the actual data before using Excel to...
5th - 8th Math