Where Did We Go on Holiday This Year?
For this differentiated whole-group activity worksheet, students list all the places they visited over the summer, record the places on a flip chart, calculate the distances on a road map and graph the data they collect.
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Round and Round We Go — Exploring Orbits in the Solar System
Math and science come together in this cross-curricular astronomy lesson plan on planetary motion. Starting off with a hands-on activity that engages the class in exploring the geometry of circles and ellipses, this lesson plan then...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Sustaining Our Ocean Resources
Lead young scientists on an investigation of fishery practices with the final installment of this four-part unit. Using a PowerPoint presentation and hands-on simulation, this lesson engages children in learning how fish populations are...
3rd - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
End-of-Year Practice Test (Grade 4 Math)
The end of the year is approaching and that it's time find out what your fourth grade mathematicians have learned over the past few months. Offering a new take on standardized testing, this Common Core-designed assessment includes both...
4th Math CCSS: Designed
Subtract Integers Using Distance on a Number Line
A hard concept to teach is why a double negative becomes a positive. The number line in this video demonstrates how the minus sign relates to the distance between two numbers. Show your learners how subtracting a negative number means to...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Place Fractions on a Number Line (1)
Can you put a fraction on a number line? You can! As learners will find out, they can break a number line into equal parts just like they can with a block or pie. With an example problem and clear explicit instruction, they'll be guided...
6 mins 3rd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed