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Finding a Way
In this mental math instructional activity, 3rd graders use mental math to find and solve each missing product, sum and/or difference in each of the 4 paths. Students answer 1 short answer question relating to the paths.
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Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 20: Overview
Whether you're measuring the ingredients for a recipe or splitting pizza between some friends, fractions are everywhere. Teach young mathematicians how to add fractions in order to solve real-world problems with this elementary math...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Equivalent Fractions with Lego
Build upon your class's understanding of fractions with a lesson designed around Lego. Several prompts encourage kids to find different ways to represent various fractions, and to find how many smaller blocks they will need to cover...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
A Teacher's Guide to The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School
What if the Gingerbread Man was trying to catch you, rather than the other way around? Pupils can find out what happens by reading the story The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by Laura Murray and enrich their experience with the...
K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lightest and Heaviest—Sorting Algorithms
How do computers sort data lists? Using eight unknown weights and a balance scale, groups determine the order of the weights from lightest to heaviest. A second learning exercise provides the groups with other methods to order the...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
What Subtraction Strategy Did You Use?
There's more than one way to subtract! After reviewing different subtraction strategies for two-digit numbers, including standard algorithm, think addition, compensation, and split/jump, kids decide which strategy makes the most sense...
2nd - 3rd Math CCSS: Designed
Find the Area of Polygons with More than 4 Sides
Strange and unique shapes are found everywhere in the world around us. The final video in this series teaches young learners to break complex shapes into rectangles when finding their area. This process is clearly modeled as the...
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed