Size Them Up
Learners arrange containers by their capacity. In this volume lesson, students place containers in order by increasing capacity. Learners discuss how the tallest container doesn't necessarily hold the largest amount.
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Listing Fractions in Increasing Size
Increase the depth of your class's fractional number sense with this number-ordering activity. Given four fractions, each with different numerators and denominators, young learners are asked to place them in order from smallest to...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Mixed Paint, Jolly Ranchers and Lemonheads, Photo Copies, and Boxed Oranges
The language of rates and ratios forms a common thread through this wide-reaching main problem set and its accompanying support work. Learners mix paint, size copies, distribute candy, and shop for good deals throughout these problems....
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Squeebles Addition & Subtraction
The math monster is at it again, this time stealing all the cars and drivers that were to take part in the cart race. If their addition and subtraction facts are up to the challenge, young mathematicians can win the drivers' freedom and...
K - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Find the Area of a Rectangle by Partitioning it into Arrays of Same Size Squares
Tiling is a great method to use when introducing young mathematicians to the concept of area. In the second video of the series, this process is clearly modeled both by laying down unit squares in arrays and by drawing lines to create...
8 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Do You Measure Up?—Measuring Up
Decide which metric to use for conversions. The class reviews metric units for measurement and organizes them within categories. Using their knowledge of relative sizes of the units, pupils practice converting units of measurement in the...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable