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Similar or Not?
Fifth graders define the meaning of similar and congruent using concrete objects. They make similar and congruent figures using geoboards. They draw their figures on dot paper, and color their designs.
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Solving Word Problems Involving Subtraction of Similar Fractions without Regrouping
Fourth and fifth graders solve word problems that entail subtraction of similar fractions that have like denominators. They complete magic boxes as a review before participating in a guided lesson on solving similar fraction subtraction...
4th - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Area and Perimeter of Irregular Shapes
Evaluate young mathematicians' understanding of area and perimeter with this series of three assessment tasks. Challenging students to not only calculate the area and perimeter of irregular shapes, but to explain in writing their...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Congruent and Similar Figures - Problem Solving 15.2 Worksheet
A theoretical NASA project is the foundation of this worksheet, in which learners will word to determine congruent and similar figures. They solve 4 word problems where they measure, draw and identify congruent and similar figures from...
4th - 6th Math
To Multiply or not to multiply?
When do you multiply a fraction by a fraction? Here, fifth graders are given 10 different word problems and asked to decide if multiplying 2/5 x 1/8 is appropriate. Many times, real-world word problems sound similar although the required...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Designed
Shades of Meaning
Examine and distinguish between words that have similar definitions but different connotations. Middle schoolers define connotation and denotation and participate in a "shades of meaning" contest in small groups. Groups use the Visual...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable