"One Day in the Prairie" by Jean Craighead George
Students collect "prairie insects" for data collection and analysis.
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New Review From Ratio Tables to Double Number Line Diagrams
How much sugar is in one bottle? Pupils use double number line diagrams to determine the amount of sugar in a 1L bottle of cola. The teacher leads a discussion on ways that double number lines can be of assistance in solving a problem...
6th Math CCSS: Designed
Locating Fractions Greater than One on the Number Line
Supplement your lesson 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. The fractions...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Micro-Geography of the Number Line
Young mathematicians dive into the number line to discover decimals and how the numbers infinitely get smaller in between. They click the zoom button a few times and learn that the number line doesn't just stop at integers. Includes a...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How many movies can you see in one day?
For kids who love movies, figuring out a schedule for the maximum number that can be seen in one day is not only a good demonstration of Common Core mathematical practices, but also a highly motivating activity. Robert Kaplinsky...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Solving Algebraic Equations and Inequalities
Solve algebraic equations and inequalities. Work in small groups to understand and solve a number of simple algebraic equations and inequalities. Then create a PowerPoint presentation that includes the problems solved and the method used...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable