Students are at the center of learning as they create and illustrate their own Halloween math problems that show the relationship between addition and multiplication - helping them transition conceptually from the concrete to the abstract.
Regrouping with Popsicle Sticks: Double-Digit Subtraction
Can you break a ten? An everyday exchange of money can help students think about regrouping to subtract. Students will use bundled popsicle sticks to see how values grouped into tens can be regrouped into ones to allow us to subtract.
Master rounding and estimating skills by having students challenge their classmates in the Make a Big Difference game. Roll three dice two times to arrive at two three-digit numbers. The largest difference wins!
Help your students discover the power behind base ten drawings! Regrouping is a challenge for many students, but with this hands-on lesson, your students will be empowered with a new strategy to tackle difficult regrouping problems.
Help your students learn how long a minute is with this lesson that shows them how the length of a minute can appear to change depending on the activity, all while putting their time estimation skills to the test.
Get your students to think deeply about fractions as they discuss which pictures show equivalence. Use this as a stand alone lesson or a pre-lesson for the *Equivalent Fractions: Are They Equal?* lesson.
In this interactive lesson that includes the use of clock manipulatives, students will discover that addition goes beyond straightforward addition problems. Finding the elapsed time is easy with addition!
Get your students moving as they learn how to round whole numbers. In this lesson your students will use number lines and kinesthetic movement to practice rounding numbers to the nearest ten or hundred.
Happy Valentine’s Day! Use this fun hands-on lesson with your students to practice solving division problems with one-digit divisors. Students will explore different strategies they can use to solve division problems.
The Two Truths and One Lie: Halloween Edition worksheet will get your students talking about math and sharing their ideas and knowledge about different properties. This worksheet will get your learners making connections between abstract ideas and more co