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Estimate Sums and Differences
In this word problem instructional activity, 4th graders answer 6 word problems by writing mathematical sentences that show each answer. They work with distances and time.
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Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 23: Overview
Celebrate young mathematicians' ability to compare, add, and subtract fractions with this math review lesson. To demonstrate their newly acquired knowledge, children solve a series of fraction word problems, explaining their solutions in...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Estimating Sums and Differences
Work on rounding, estimating, adding, and subtracting with a helpful math worksheet! Fifth graders study different sets of addition and subtraction problems, and after rounding each number to the leading digit, they estimate what the sum...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Designed
Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Study Jams! Estimate Sums & Differences of Whole Numbers
Estimating is an essential skill used in everyday life. This presentation explains how to apply prior knowledge about rounding numbers to estimating sums and differences. Example problems and assessment include large numbers, making this...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable