Seeing Addition in Two Ways
Third graders participate in a lesson to examine two different methods of solving addition expressions. They solve the problem and predict if the solution would be the same. They also reflect upon the presence of place value for the numbers.
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Comparing Fractions with the Same Numerators, Assessment Variation
Have your class demonstrate their ability to compare fractions with this short multiple-choice assessment. Using the fractions 9/8 and 9/4, the students first make comparisons using both words and the greater than/less than signs. Next,...
3rd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Ten-Frames – A Games Approach to Number Sense
"How can you help students visualize numbers in a way that is compatible with our base-ten number system?" The answer is simple: use ten-frames. Whether they're being used as a part of classroom routines or as instructional tools, this...
K - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Recognizing Geometric Shapes
Young mathematicians explore the beauty of geometry with this cross-curricular math and visual arts instructional activity. Over the course of four or five days, children observe and discuss the geometric and organic shapes found in two...
4 mins K - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed