Help students develop compare and contrast skills while they examine digital and analog clocks. This lesson can be used independently or in conjunction with the lesson Time to Tell Time: Showing and Writing Time.
Encourage students to explain their processes when converting from a mixed number to an improper fraction, and back again. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Single Strategy for Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers.
Use this lesson to familiarize students with the place value of each digit within a three-digit number, along with practicing the written form of three-digit numbers. Use prior to teaching Place Value Hop or as a stand alone activity.
Continue to build on your students' understanding of unlike denominators by asking students to justify their answers of fraction subtraction. Use this lesson with the Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators lesson.
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.
Challenge students to relate the multiplication of decimals to that of whole numbers. Have them justify their estimations in partners. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support to the lesson Multiply Decimals with Models.
This support lesson provides students the opportunity to use two different tools to measure the length of familiar objects while introducing content specific vocabulary words. Use alone or alongside the lesson How Big is the Playground?
Challenge your students to compare two methods for finding the least common multiple between two fractions. Use this lesson on its own or as support for the lesson Make It Work! Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators.
Help students transition from a visual representation of dividing decimals to using the standard algorithm for dividing decimals by a whole number. Use this lesson on its own or as support for th lesson Diner Division.
Use this beginning of the year activity to practice counting! Students solidify an understanding of one-to-one correspondence as they compete to fill three towers. Use this EL Support Lesson alone, or alongside the lesson plan **Counting Collections.**
Start a dialogue around area models! In this lesson, encourage students to ask questions as they multiply using area models. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Area Models and Multiplication.
Help your students show their understanding as they explain how to add fractions with unlike denominators. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Make It Work! Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators.
This lesson helps students develop an ability to compare and contrast as they explore two strategies to solve three-digit addition problems. This EL Math lesson can be used alone or alongside Three-Digit Addition Strategies Review.
Use this lesson to support students in understanding the symbols used to record numbers. This lesson can be used alongside Comparing Three-Digit Numbers or as a standalone, scaffolded EL support lesson.
Emphasize student understanding and reasoning! This lesson plan helps learners solve story problems using sense-making strategies. This can be used alongside the lesson Solving Word Problems or as a stand-alone lesson.
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.
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.
Help students use two strategies that will help them figure out which three-digit number is greater than, less than, or equal to another three-digit number. Use on its own or with Let's Compare! Place Value Disks & Three-Digit Numbers.