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Modeling Fifths (B)
In this recognizing fractions worksheet, students demonstrate the fraction by coloring or shading the number for the numerator. Students color 9 problems.
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Understand a Fraction as a Number on a Number Line
Piece by piece young scholars build a basic understanding of fractions in a Common Core-designed elementary math lesson. Through a series of hands-on activities and journaling exercises, and with the help of multiple online resources,...
3rd - 4th Math
Whole Numbers: Using an Area Model to Explain Multiplication
There are many ways to work through a multiplication problem. Using an area model, kids complete several worksheets with different types of multiplication problems, including multiplying by ten, and explain how the new strategies differ...
3rd - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Using Benchmarks to Compare Fractions
Introduce a new strategy for comparing fractions by analyzing Melissa's use of benchmarks. Walk the class through her process, calling on students to explain their understanding of each step she took. Then practice this method on two...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Summarizing and Synthesizing: Planning for Writing an Apprentice Wanted Ad
In instructional activity 13 of this unit on colonial trade, young researchers learn about apprentices as they prepare to write help-wanted ads for the specific trade they have been researching. To begin, the class listens closely as the...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Opinion: Persuasive Essay Unit Introduction
Opinion, audience, purpose. Fourth graders are introduced to the three characteristics of persuasive writing in the third unit of a year-long writing program. The 98-page packet is complete with plans, model essays, graphic organizers,...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Introducing the Concept: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators
Young mathematicians work with their teacher using the overhead or interactive board to learn to add and subtract fractions with like denominators. Kinesthetic learning comes into play as they stand in groups to learn how to add and...
4th - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable