Plan A Party
Pupils, in groups, work together to plan a party given the number attending and the type of party. They brainstorm a list of celebrations in America and throw the party in which has the best plan based on students vote.
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Teaching and Learning Plans: Inequalities
Which number is bigger? Using a variety of activity sheets, this unit starts with the basics of inequalities and progresses through solving compound linear inequalities. Problems cover the range of inequalities including inequality word...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Frog Garden Party! Toads and Triangles in the Math Garden
It's frog party time! With frog banners, frog juice, and a triangle hunt, your garden party is sure to be both entertaining and educational. The lesson connects geometry, earth science, and delicious snacks to teach kids about ecosystems...
4th Math CCSS: Designed
Partying with Proportions and Percents
Examine ratios and proportions in several real-world scenarios. Children will calculate unit rates, work with proportions and percentages as they plan a party, purchase produce, and take a tally. This lesson plan recommends five...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Saga of Survival (Using Data about Donner Party to Illustrate Descriptive Statistics)
What did gender have to do with the survival rates of the Donner Party? Using comparative box plots, classes compare the ages of the survivors and nonsurvivors. Using the same method, individuals make conclusions about the gender and...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Medical Insurance 2
Make an informed decision when choosing a medical insurance provider. An engaging lesson asks your classes to write piecewise models to represent the cost of different medical plans. The project-based learning activity is a variation of...
10th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
A Letter to Amy Teaching Plan
Peter wants to send a special birthday party invitation to Amy, but a lot can happen between the front door and the mail box. Read the children's book A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats with your class to find out what happens, extending...
Pre-K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable