Hands On: Model Finding the Mean
For this data worksheet, 5th graders use counters to model finding the mean in 6 word problems. They work with 6 sets of numbers which include fractions.
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Models for Teaching Addition and Subtraction of Integers
Positive and negative numbers are everywhere in the world around us. Whether it's charged particles in atoms, a hot air balloon rising and falling in the sky, or a series of bills and checks being delivered in the mail, this resource...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Modeling Division of Fractions
Provide a meaningful context for learning about the division of fractions with this upper-elementary math lesson. Presented with a simple, real-world problem, young mathematicians work in small groups to develop visual models that help...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Roll Out Fractions Game: Comparing Fractions
Reinforce the concept of comparing fractions with a hands-on, two-player game that calls for a visual model, score board, and dice. Players roll dice to acquire their given fraction, create the fraction using fraction tiles, then compare...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Use Circle Models to Find Simple Equivalent Fractions
Visual models are an essential component of all introductory lessons on fractions. In the second video of this series, circle models are used to support young mathematicians as they continue learning about equivalent fractions. Engaging...
3 mins 2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed