Learners explore the concept of scale. In this scale lesson, students are given directions scaled in inches and learners must convert them to feet. Students take a section of a map and create a bigger scaled model of the section.
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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
New Review Direct and Inverse Variations
Enhance pupil understanding of proportions and variable relationships by studying direct and inverse variation. Use the idea of a proportional relationship to teach direct variation. Then use a similar pattern to help individuals...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Constructing Dilations
Pupils multiply the vertical and horizontal distances from the center of dilation by the scale factor. The independent practice prompts the class to analyze the relationship between the image and pre-image. The lesson is part three in a...
15 mins 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Use Google Maps to Teach Math
Capture the engagement of young mathematicians with this upper-elementary math instructional activity on measuring time and distance. Using Google Maps, students first measure and compare the distance and time it takes to travel between...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Geometric Figures and Scale Drawings
Scale up your lessons on geometry and ask learners to investigate conditions on triangles, scale drawings, area and circumference of circles, and angle relationships. The resource includes activities and a homework assignment.
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed