Which Way Did He Go?
In this visual thinking instructional activity, 5th graders determine which of three routes that Max should take to get to a party by noon. Students answer 10 fill in the blank questions relating to different amounts of time and miles.
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LO: To Solve Fraction Word Problems
What a terrific way to review fractions! Learners answer 20 word problems involving fractional amounts. This is a great way to connect classroom knowledge to real life. Be aware that this was written in the UK, and so there are no dollar...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 20: Overview
Whether you're measuring the ingredients for a recipe or splitting pizza between some friends, fractions are everywhere. Teach young mathematicians how to add fractions in order to solve real-world problems with this elementary math lesson.
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 8.1: Sentence Forms, Travel and Weather
Practice a range of skills with a worksheet that covers both grammar and vocabulary. After working with imperative sentences, kids move on to sentences that include forms of going to and will and won't. The second half of the worksheet...
3rd - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Lightest and Heaviest—Sorting Algorithms
How do computers sort data lists? Using eight unknown weights and a balance scale, groups determine the order of the weights from lightest to heaviest. A second worksheet provides the groups with other methods to order the weights. The...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Fuel Economy
Compute fuel economy and gas mileage. Why? So you can teach rates and ratios, of course! Middle schoolers calculate the rate of miles per gallon for various vehicles. They research each vehicle, its mileage per gallon, and cost per...
4th - 7th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Let's Go Exploring!
Use a Courbet painting of a cave or tunnel opening to reinforce the importance of descriptive writing. Writers of all ages use sensory details to describe what the scene depicts as they pretend to be in the painting. Then they imagine...
K - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable