How Many Blades of Grass in a Football Field?
Learners, by taking a sample count from a small area, estimate the total number of blades of grass in a football field. They use a cardboard from, the inside of which measures 1 square foot to do their calculations.
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Solve Multiplication Problems: Using Skip Counting
Explore yet another use of number lines as young mathematicians learn to answer multiplication problems by skip counting. This problem solving approach is clearly modeled with the examples presented in the third video of this series....
4 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Find the Area of a Rectangle by Counting Columns and Rows
When finding the area of rectangles, understanding the arrangement of unit squares in rows and columns is essential. The visual models included in this instructional video help to clearly define rows and columns for young mathematicians,...
6 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Solve Multiplication Problems by Skipping Count
Provide your class with a way to solve multiplication problems that will help build good number sense at the same time. Pupils are shown how to solve multiplication problems using a number line. Academic vocabulary, clear visuals, and...
5 mins 3rd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Count Fractions to Make 1 Whole
Understanding how many fractions make one whole is a big step for young mathematicians. In the sixth video of this series, pupils look at visual models as they learn to count up fractions to make a whole. Students then apply this new...
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed