Making a Paper Cube Using a One Dimensional Net
In this geometry instructional activity, students make a paper cube by following the directions given on the paper, They cut along the outside edge of the net, fold inward along the inside lines, and glue the flaps to hold the shape of the cube.
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Locating Fractions Greater than One on the Number Line
Supplement your instructional activity on improper fractions with this simple resource. Working on number lines labeled with whole numbers between 0 and 5, young mathematicians represent basic improper fractions with halves and thirds....
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Compare Decimals Using Base Ten Blocks
Use base ten blocks to gain a deeper understanding of how decimals stack up against each other. The fourth of five videos, it focuses on reading and writing decimals to the thousandths, using a thousand cube to represent one whole....
3 mins 4th - 6th Math CCSS: Designed
Locate Positive Rational Numbers Using a Number Line
Once your learners have practiced converting fractions to decimals and vice versa, introduce plotting on a number line. The sixth video of a seven-part series takes converted fractions and decimals and shows their relationship to one...
3 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Extend a Fraction Using a Number Line
Add depth to your class' understanding of fractions with video seven of this nine-part series. Building on prior experience representing fractions on number lines, young mathematicians learn to identify and extend patterns involving the...
5 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Solve Rate Problems Using Double Number Lines
Sometimes a visual is the best way to see how two ratios relate to one another. This video introduces a double number line to organize information about how many lawns Avery can mow in four hours. The double number line allows learners...
6 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Express Fractions Equivalent to 1 Using a Number Line
The big question: Is eight eighths equivalent to one? Use a number line to show how to express fractions that are equivalent to one. The concept is introduced first through review and then with visual representations that support lesson...
5 mins 3rd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Solve Ratio Problems Using Double Number Lines
Organization is the best way to make sure that ratios are set up correctly to be proportional. This video reviews how to solve ratio problems with addition and multiplication, shown in more detail in the prior two videos of this series,...
4 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Understand the Relationship Between Two Negative Numbers Using a Number Line
Use a number line to show your learners the relationship between two negative numbers. The number line allows them to visualize which number is greater and all the possible answers that are less than that number. Introduces the topic of...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed