Justifying Mathematical Conjectures
Sixth graders, in groups, explain why they think something. This requires students to listen to and respond to each other. In this particular lesson, 6th graders explain to their classmates when one can or cannot construct a specific polygon.
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Practical Problems Involving Decimals
After discussing decimals and "going shopping" in the classroom, young mathematicians are given four practical word problems that require them to estimate their answers, given specific information. The highlight of the lesson is having...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Ratios and Proportional Relationship
This comprehensive unit on proportional thinking is an excellent resource for any middle-school math class, whether added wholesale to the curriculum or used to supplement existing material. Lead-in problems and activities culminate in a...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Critical Thinking through Core Curriculum: Using Print and Digital Newspapers
What is and what will be the role of newspapers in the future? Keeping this essential question in mind, class members use print, electronic, and/or web editions of newspapers, to investigate topics that include financial literary,...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Dr. Seuss Comes to Middle School Math Class
If you think Dr. Seuss has no place in a math classroom, then take a look at this resource. Based on the classic children's book Green Eggs and Ham, this sequence of activities engages children learning to model real-world contexts with...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
General Construction Measurement and Dimensions
Learners construct their understanding of measurement and dimensions in this step-by-step approach that begins with an all group vocabulary introduction, consisting of measuring objects and dialoging using measurement vocabulary....
6th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable