Uses of Numbers
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Students participate in activities in which they focus on the uses of numbers. The activities explore how students use numbers in school and every day settings. This lesson includes actvities for many different grade levels.
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Adding Mixed Numbers (Unlike Denominators)
Mix things things up in your elementary math class with a series of problem-solving exercises. Presented with a series of mixed number word problems, young mathematicians are asked to solve them by using either visual fraction models or...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Find the Value of a Number Using its Distance and Direction from Zero
Show young mathematicians an animated way to look at positive and negative numbers. The video relates the real-world use of money and temperature on vertical and horizontal number lines. It is a great introduction to the coordinate plane...
3 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Multiply Fractions by Whole Numbers: Using Repeated Addition
Prior experience with addition of fractions guides young mathematicians as they learn how to multiply fractions by whole numbers. The first video in this two-part series outlines this process with clear explanations and examples....
4 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Write Even Numbers as the Sum of Two Equal Addends
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5 mins K - 2nd Math CCSS: Designed
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Building on the previous lesson in this series, young mathematicians develop a deeper understanding of the alternating pattern with even and odd numbers. Pictures and number lines guide learners as they observe how the observed pattern...
5 mins 1st - 3rd Math CCSS: Designed
Solve Word Problems with Rational Numbers
With determination, your number crunchers can apply their previous understanding of adding rational numbers to solve word problems. Help learners to develop strategies such as highlighting keywords, writing an equation, and making a...
4 mins 6th - 8th 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