Students explore the concept of estimation. For this estimation lesson, students estimate the number of Cheerios in their cup. Students then determine the number of Cheerios in the entire box using what they know about their cup.
3rd - 5th Math 4 Views 3 Downloads
Positive and Negative Numbers
Contest winner? Use this story about winning tickets to an NFL football game to plot numbers on a number line. Identify positive and negative values in the story and use the worksheet provided to plot out temperature, altitude, and money...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Comparing and Estimating Fractions - Ohio Dept. of Education
Fourth graders complete fraction estimation and comparisons by studying physical and visual models of fractions. They work in partners to sort index cards into titled fraction groups. They review improper fractions, mixed numbers, and...
4th - 5th Math
Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 6
Think, question, brainstorm, and make your way through a newsletter full of puzzles and word problems. The resource includes 10 different newsletters, all with interesting problems, to give class members an out-of-the box math experience.
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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
Mayan Mathematics and Architecture
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 1
Keep the skills of your young mathematicians up-to-date with this series of newsletter worksheets. Offering a wide array of basic arithmetic, geometry, and problem solving exercises, this resource is a great way to develop the critical...
1st - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
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