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Fraction Hunt
Fraction Hunt
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Fraction Hunt
Fractions are everywhere! In this hands-on lesson, your class will work together in groups to find real-world examples of fractions. As they discover more complicated fractions, students will create their own word problems with them.
4th grade
Math
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GEMDAS: Order of Operations
GEMDAS: Order of Operations
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GEMDAS: Order of Operations
If your students understand PEMDAS and its role in the order of operations, GEMDAS will be a breeze. The “P” is replaced with a “G” to represent a wider range of grouping symbols.
5th grade
Math
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Introducing Order of Operations
Introducing Order of Operations
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Introducing Order of Operations
The order of operations is a critical concept for fourth graders to grasp in preparation for algebra. This introductory lesson on the order of operations will teach your students about the helpful acronym PEMDAS.
4th grade
Math
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Area Arrangements
Area Arrangements
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Area Arrangements
Students will use the inverse relationship between multiplication and division to complete an area formula in a real-world situation. Use this lesson on its own or as support for the lesson The Case of the Missing Rectangle Side.
4th grade
Math
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Growing by Powers of Ten
Growing by Powers of Ten
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Growing by Powers of Ten
Make multiplying by powers of ten more accessible to your students by focusing on patterns in the number of zeros!
4th grade
Math
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Perfect Perimeter
Perfect Perimeter
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Perfect Perimeter
Go to any length to test your students' understanding of perimeter calculations. Students will use their understanding of the perimeter of rectangular shapes to create rectangles that have different side measurements but equal perimeters.
4th grade
Math
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Order of Operations Sequencing
Order of Operations Sequencing
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Order of Operations Sequencing
Challenge students to listen to instructions to create expressions with parentheses. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson PEMDAS: Order Up.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Solving Expressions in Word Problems
Solving Expressions in Word Problems
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Solving Expressions in Word Problems
Help your students make a connection between numerical expressions and written phrases in word problems.
5th grade
Math
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Showing Numbers in Different Ways
Showing Numbers in Different Ways
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Showing Numbers in Different Ways
Use this hands-on lesson to encourage collaboration amongst students as they review base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form. This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson to Base Ten Block Party or as a stand-alone activity.
2nd grade
Math
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Powers of Ten Patterns
Powers of Ten Patterns
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Powers of Ten Patterns
Activate your students' observational skills by having them analyze a chart of the powers of ten! Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Powers of 10.
5th grade
Math
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Order of Operations with Fractions and Decimals
Order of Operations with Fractions and Decimals
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Order of Operations with Fractions and Decimals
This lesson is designed for fourth graders to practice their skills with the order of operations along with multiplying fractions and adding or subtracting decimals.
4th grade
Math
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Expanded Form to Millions
Expanded Form to Millions
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Expanded Form to Millions
Saying lengthy numbers doesn't have to be a challenge! Relate the digits in numbers to their place value to help students say the expanded form. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support to the lesson Many, Many Millions.
5th grade
Math
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Pre-algebra Problems with Order of Operations
Pre-algebra Problems with Order of Operations
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Pre-algebra Problems with Order of Operations
Algebra concepts can be challenging for students in upper elementary and middle school. This lesson introduces students to the idea of a missing or unknown number while also considering the order of operations.
4th grade
Math
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GEMDAS: Flipped Order of Operations
GEMDAS: Flipped Order of Operations
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GEMDAS: Flipped Order of Operations
Help your students perfect their use of the order of operations with this lesson that has them create a flippable to aid as they practice using GEMDAS to solve muli-operational problems.
5th grade
Math
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I Got The Power!
I Got The Power!
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I Got The Power!
Do your students understand the power of 10? This lesson will allow your students to see the utility of the power of 10 in mathematics and come to a concrete conclusion of how 10 impacts the value of mathematical equations.
5th grade
Math
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Order of Operations Competition
Order of Operations Competition
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Order of Operations Competition
Students will have a blast deepening their understanding of the order of operations, with this lesson which incorporates an interactive team game.
4th grade
Math
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Writing About Math Expressions
Writing About Math Expressions
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Writing About Math Expressions
Have your students evaluate orally and in writing what happens to expressions when there are two or more operations. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson or as support to the lesson Express Yourself.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Perimeter of Play
Perimeter of Play
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Perimeter of Play
Practice calculating perimeter with the placement of carnival-themed games with given rectangular dimensions. Your students will use grid paper to determine the location of all the games they choose to make the perfect carnival.
4th grade
Math
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Exploring Number Forms
Exploring Number Forms
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Exploring Number Forms
Help students discover how to show numbers in different ways while providing ample opportunities for students to contribute to conversations. Use as a pre-lesson to Let's Jump to Add Two-Digit Numbers or as a stand-alone lesson.
2nd grade
Math
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Explaining Expressions
Explaining Expressions
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Explaining Expressions
Challenge students to decompose numbers within multiplication expressions. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson or as support to the lesson Solving Expressions in Word Problems.
5th grade
Math
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Math Classroom Challenge: Decimals
Math Classroom Challenge: Decimals
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Math Classroom Challenge: Decimals
Help your students master decimals with this engaging math lesson. Your class will put their art skills to work creating a poster, and will practice mathematical explanations through peer collaboration.
5th grade
Math
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There Must Be Order!
There Must Be Order!
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There Must Be Order!
Help your students understand PEMDAS and its importance with this lesson that gives them practice with parentheses, braces, and brackets.
5th grade
Math
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Discuss Fall Equations with Two Truths and One Lie
Discuss Fall Equations with Two Truths and One Lie
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Discuss Fall Equations with Two Truths and One Lie
In this lesson, students will consider equations with fall pictures serving as the number value and decide which equations are true and which is a lie. The worksheets in this speaking and math lesson follow the Two Truths and One Lie game.
5th grade
Math
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Battle of the Tenths
Battle of the Tenths
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Battle of the Tenths
In this lesson, students will gain and use knowledge of expanded fraction form to play a fun card game involving rounding.
5th grade
Math
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