The Picture Is the Key
In this problem solving learning exercise, students look at the fraction parts/pieces of a dollhouse rug and then answer 3 questions involving fractions.
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The Ballad of Abraham Lincoln
Pay tribute to the sixteenth president of the United States with this fun song and activity. From his birth in a Kentucky log cabin and childhood in Indiana, to the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and his eventual assassination,...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 1
Keep the skills of your young mathematicians up-to-date with this series of newsletter worksheets. Offering a wide array of basic arithmetic, geometry, and problem solving exercises, this resource is a great way to develop the critical...
1st - 3rd 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
Representing Half of a Circle
Geometric shapes make great visual models for introducing young mathematicians to the concept of fractions. Looking at a series of four circles, learners are asked to determine whether or not one half of each circle is shaded. To support...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Division Practice Sheets: Grade 4
Expand on young mathematicians' prior knowledge of multiplication with this series of worksheets introducing the concept of division. Covering a wide range of topics from basic fact families and single-digit division to long division...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza
Make a study of producers and consumers with an updated version of the classic story The Little Red Hen (this one is called The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza). After reading and discussing the story and terms, learners practice being...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Lesson: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Attention to Detail
After a quick warm up activity, learners get ready to use their keen observation skills to examine an ornate Japanese pencil box. They discuss the artistry, skills, and story of the box, paying close attention to details. They then...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts