"How Tall, How Short, How Faraway" by David A. Adler
Students list in a journal what "measurement" is. They measure with standard and non-standard units and record data on a class chart. They also construct a meter tape.
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Hair & Nails: How Fast Do They Grow?
Find here a complete lesson dealing with the equations and graphs of proportional relationships, as well as what each individual point on such a graph represents. It may appeal to girls in particular, as the data details the growth rates...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
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
How To Work Word Problems in Algebra
Your algebra learners will pick up some solid algebra problem solving skills and a plan of approach for some typical types of word problems in this scripted worksheet that shows how to set up and organize each type of problem, create the...
6th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Identify Fractions Equal to a Whole and Determine How Fractional Pieces Fit within a Whole
A whole pizza is definitely better than a half, but is an eight piece pizza better than a six-piece pizza? Watch how one whole can be composed of infinite choices of numerators and denominator as long as they match.
5 mins 4th - 6th Math CCSS: Designed
How Do You Use a Proportion to Find a Part of a Whole?
There are two methods for finding the percentage of a number. One is to use an equation, and the other is to use a proportion. This tutorial demonstrates with clear examples how to implement the proportion method. Insert this video into...
3 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How Do You Subtract a Negative Number from a Positive Number?
Subtracting an integer is as simple as adding the opposite value. Watch this video to see an example of how to change the signs and then add the two integers. Use this as a review after you have taught this valuable skill to your middle...
1 min 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How Do You Plug Variables into an Algebraic Expression?
The instructor demonstrates how to plug-in given variables to rewrite an algebraic expression as a numerical expression. Follow the order of operation rules to simplify the numerical expression once you have plugged in those given values.
2 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable