Students examine the rhombi or diamond shape and compare it to the square. Students are challenged to create as many flat rhombus shapes as possible and develop a definition for the rhombus shape in 20 minutes while working in teams of four.
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Add and Subtract Proper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Use these three activities to explore addition and subtraction of mixed numbers, proper fractions, and whole numbers with like denominators. Young mathematicians predict answers, work with partners, and share their thinking, while making...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
A Five Day Approach to Using Technology and Manipulatives to Explore Area and Perimeter
Young mathematicians build an understanding of area and perimeter with their own two hands in a series of interactive geometry lessons. Through the use of different math manipulatives, children investigate the properties of rectangles,...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable