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Maps/ Scales and Conversions
In this math worksheet, middle schoolers look for the actual values for the measurements of distance. The answers are found on page three.
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Getting Us From One Place to Another
Use maps of your local area to teach and connect to real-world applications of ratio reasoning and scale. Teach your young mathematicians how to convert measurements: an inch equals a certain amount of miles. Start out with a simple...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
The Road to Proportional Reasoning
Just how big would it really be? Young mathematicians determine if different toys are proportional and if their scale is accurate. They solve problems relating scale along with volume and surface area using manipulatives. The last day of...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Computing Actual Areas from a Scale Drawing
Square the scale factor when working with scaled drawings and area. The 19th lesson in a series of 22 introduces calculating actual areas from scale drawings. The lesson encourages pupils to use the square of the scale factor to find the...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Exploring the Hudson in 1609
While this lesson focuses on a study of the Hudson River, it could be used as a template for a discussion of map skills, converting measurements, and plotting a route. The lesson includes vocabulary and other resources to make it a...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable