Title Balancing With Tidy Numbers
Students use math manipulatives (ice block sticks) to show the addition of two 2-digit numbers. They discuss short-cuts that might be used to make the problem easier. they apply the same principle for adding larger numbers, as well.
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Positive and Negative Numbers
Contest winner? Use this story about winning tickets to an NFL football game to plot numbers on a number line. Identify positive and negative values in the story and use the worksheet provided to plot out temperature, altitude, and money...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric Measurement
Convert young mathematicians' knowledge of place value into an understanding of the metric system with this five-lesson unit. Through a series of problem solving activities and practice exercises, students learn about the relationship...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Understand a Fraction as a Number on a Number Line
Piece by piece young scholars build a basic understanding of fractions in a Common Core-designed elementary math lesson. Through a series of hands-on activities and journaling exercises, and with the help of multiple online resources,...
3rd - 4th Math
Addition and Subtraction Pick n Mix
Teach your class how to mentally solve whole number addition and subtraction problems using compensation from tidy numbers including equal additions. They use appropriate recording techniques and predict the usefulness of strategies for...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable