Fifth graders write and illustrate books to make a class library of math term books. They utilize vocabulary associated with geometry to make their books. For example, one character may be, Mr. A Cute.
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Calculating Perimeter and Area using Architectural Drawings
Take young mathematicians' understanding of geometry into the real world with this upper-elementary math lesson. Given the floor plans of a historic building in Tennessee, students are asked to calculate its area and perimeter as...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Lines of Symmetry, Shapes and Symbols
Which shapes are symmetrical? Third graders decide which shapes have lines of symmetry, and which shapes are not symmetrical. They work on 13 shapes and symbols, four of which have lines already drawn through them. Use this resource to...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Plotting Ordered Pairs on a Four Quadrant Grid
Consider how to plot the positive and negative numbers in the four quadrants of a coordinate plane. The lesson is scaffolded through teacher modeling before moving into creating their own labeled grid and drawing geometric shapes. A...
5th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Racing with the Sun: Creating a Solar Car
As the cost of oil continues to rise and the environmental impacts of emissions become more widespread, the demand for alternative energy sources for cars is huge. In an engaging and challenging week-long lesson, your upper-elementary or...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable