Ten TImes Better
Third graders participate in a lesson that integrates mathematics with language arts. They read a poetic story using animals that argue which number is the best. The literature connection is used to engage students in multiplication exercises.
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Helping a Friend (+10 and Some More)
Start this addition lesson with a challenge: project a ten frame with three counters for three seconds and then ask pupils if (and how) many. Give learners individual mats and counters, and model a double ten frame activity: five...
1st - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Long Division: Whole Numbers
Smoothly transition your class into using the long division algorithm with this hands-on math instructional activity. Working in pairs, young mathematicians practice using base ten blocks or play money to model division by single-digit...
2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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
How Many Times Did You Add That?
Math whizzes practice multiplying using repeated addition. They watch a video clip from the Hershey's chocolate plant, read Hershey's Multiplication, and use grid paper to investigate multiplication as repeated addition. A page of five...
1st - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Round to the Nearest Hundred Using Base Ten Blocks
Base ten blocks form the basis of understanding in this lesson on rounding to the nearest 100. A review of place value and finding midpoints on a number chart precedes two examples of rounding a three-digit number. This is the seventh in...
4 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed