Students explore adding and subtracting positive and negative numbers in the context of money. In this computation lesson, students use play money and IOU's to model various mathematical algorithms.
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Actions with Fractions: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Common Denominators
Fourth graders develop a conceptual understanding of fractions and begin to add and subtract fractions with like denominators. Included is a worksheet to assess readiness and a teacher's checklist showing class understanding at a...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Subtracting Mixed Numbers (Unlike Denominators)
Young mathematicians demonstrate their ability to subtract mixed numbers by completing this collection of fraction word problems. From figuring out the weight of objects in a package, to finding the difference in height between two...
3rd - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Volumes of Cereal Boxes
Explore the deceptive world of food packaging with this fun math activity. Using prior knowledge about measuring the volume of three-dimensional figures, young mathematicians determine the difference between the volume of cereal boxes...
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Mayan Mathematics and Architecture
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric Measurement
Convert young mathematicians' knowledge of place value into an understanding of the metric system with this five-lesson unit. Through a series of problem solving activities and practice exercises, students learn about the relationship...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 22: Overview
Have young mathematicians subtracting fractions in no time with this manipulative-based math lesson. Using their sets of fraction circles, students explore a number of word problems involving the subtraction of fractions before working...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable