Students examine the many different burial mounds in Wisconsin. In groups, they use the internet to discover how long it took to build a specific mound. They must calculate the measurements of the mound to make a scale model.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 6 Downloads
Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 6
Think, question, brainstorm, and make your way through a newsletter full of puzzles and word problems. The resource includes 10 different newsletters, all with interesting problems, to give class members an out-of-the box math experience.
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Math Stars: a Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 7
Put on your thinking caps because middle school math has never been more interesting in this huge resource full of thought provoking questions. Written as a newsletter, the resource has 10 two-page newsletters with a variety of...
6th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Modeling Division of Fractions
Provide a meaningful context for learning about the division of fractions with this upper-elementary math lesson. Presented with a simple, real-world problem, young mathematicians work in small groups to develop visual models that help...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Study Jams! Single-Digit Division
Learning the algorithm for long division is no easy task, but this resource helps to break the process into manageable steps. Beginning with an explanation of basic division vocabulary, this presentation goes on to model long division...
2nd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable