Using Representations to Model Problems
Fifth graders present, analyze and generalize a variety of patterns and functions with tables, graphs, words and symbolic rules. They use variables as unknown quantities in general rules when describing patterns and other relationships.
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Models for Teaching Addition and Subtraction of Integers
Positive and negative numbers are everywhere in the world around us. Whether it's charged particles in atoms, a hot air balloon rising and falling in the sky, or a series of bills and checks being delivered in the mail, this resource...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Multiplication & Division Word Problems
Show your class all the hard work you have put into their lesson by showing this PowerPoint presentation. They will not only be proud of you, but it will help them solve multiplication and division word problems using the algorithms.
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Use Area Models to Generate Equivalent Fractions
When using visual models, it can be difficult for learners to realize that the shape of the pieces doesn't affect the fraction they represent. The third video of this series explains that as long as the whole amount is cut into...
4 mins 2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Understand Inequalities Using a Bar Model
Do inequalities only have one answer? Watch how the video breaks the problem into a visual model to guess and check different answers. While it doesn't solve for the actual answer in variable form, it shows how multiple answers can be...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Find the Perimeter of a Rectangle Using an Area Model
A real-world problem is posed at the beginning of the fourth of six lessons on applying formulas for area and perimeter. A review of the definition of squares and rectangles begins the discussion, followed by an example of solving a...
5 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Write Equivalent Expressions Using Visual/Area Model
Help your students learn to identify when two expression are equivalent by learning how to write them. The video is the first in a progressive series where the narrator uses tiles as a visual model for simple algebraic expressions....
5 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed