Use Comparison Clues Use Comparison Clues - Enrichment 20.7
For this comparing numbers worksheet, students observe groups of three cards and use the single digits on the cards to write three-digit numbers that fit the written clues. Students solve nine problems.
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Using Benchmarks to Compare Fractions
Introduce a new strategy for comparing fractions by analyzing Melissa's use of benchmarks. Walk the class through her process, calling on students to explain their understanding of each step she took. Then practice this method on two...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Critical Thinking through Core Curriculum: Using Print and Digital Newspapers
What is and what will be the role of newspapers in the future? Keeping this essential question in mind, class members use print, electronic, and/or web editions of newspapers, to investigate topics that include financial literary,...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Use Fraction Strips to Generate Equivalent Fractions
Fraction strips are great visual models that support young mathematicians with learning to compare fractions. The fourth video in this series clearly models how this tool is used with numerous examples of equivalent fractions. Extend the...
4 mins 2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Extend a Fraction Using a Number Line
Add depth to your class' understanding of fractions with video seven of this nine-part series. Building on prior experience representing fractions on number lines, young mathematicians learn to identify and extend patterns involving the...
5 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Use the Distributive Property of Multiplication to Solve Unfamiliar Facts
The last in a series of five videos on multiplication and division strategies focuses on solving basic, yet hard to remember, multiplication facts by using arrays. The problem of 8 x 7 is solved in multiple ways by breaking up an array...
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed