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Where Is It?
Where Is It?
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Where Is It?
Use a scavenger hunt, art activity, and stickers to help kindergarteners understand shapes and positional language.
Kindergarten
Math
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Build It on a Ten Frame
Build It on a Ten Frame
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Build It on a Ten Frame
Students will get plenty of practice composing tens with ten frames to add to 20! Use this scaffolded EL Lesson alone or for more addition practice before teaching the **Scavenger Hunt Addition** lesson.
1st grade
Math
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Solving Word Problems
Solving Word Problems
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Solving Word Problems
Word problems getting you down? Then spread the word on a lesson that will help students decide when to add or subtract, as they identify clue words that aid in solving word problems.
2nd grade
Math
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Bar Graphs: Interpreting Data
Bar Graphs: Interpreting Data
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Bar Graphs: Interpreting Data
In this lesson, students will make bar graphs and interpret data using real-life data from other students. They will get practice writing and answering survey questions.
2nd grade
Math
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Multiplying Multiples
Multiplying Multiples
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Multiplying Multiples
Introduce your students to multiplying multi-digit numbers with this lesson that gives them plenty of practice and has them play a game with a partner that makes the lesson fun!
4th grade
Math
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Fractions and Word Problems
Fractions and Word Problems
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Fractions and Word Problems
Fractions are in everyday life! This lesson reviews how to solve word problems involving fractions using tape diagrams. The problems include addition, subtraction, and multiplication of fractions.
5th grade
Math
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Divide it Up!
Divide it Up!
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Divide it Up!
Make division come to life with this hands-on, introductory lesson on the operation of division! Students will use authentic problems and manipulatives to experience division in action.
3rd grade
Math
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Converting Metric Measurement in Word Problems
Converting Metric Measurement in Word Problems
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Converting Metric Measurement in Word Problems
Students will learn to convert metric units by applying concepts in word problems. Exercises and worksheets incorporate length (meters), and optional practice offers more instructions on mass (grams) and volume (liters).
4th grade
Math
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Solving for One and Ten More
Solving for One and Ten More
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Solving for One and Ten More
Students put their understanding of one and 10 more to work as they write word problems for classmates to solve. This lesson plan can be used alone or with **Picture Addition.**
1st grade
Math
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Multi-Step Word Problems
Multi-Step Word Problems
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Multi-Step Word Problems
Freshen up your understanding of multi-step word problems! Use this lesson to help students use problem-solving thought processes to solve multi-step word problems.
5th grade
Math
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Identifying Coin Values
Identifying Coin Values
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Identifying Coin Values
We know that exposure and repetition are very important when teaching students to recognize coins and identify their values. Use this hands-on lesson that can be used alongside Counting Coins or as an independent lesson!
2nd grade
Math
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Adding with M&M's
Adding with M&M's
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Adding with M&M's
Use a sweet treat to help students do hands-on math! Students will practice their addition skills in this yummy activity.
1st grade
Math
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120 Steps
120 Steps
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120 Steps
What does it feel like to take 120 steps? In this lesson, students practice counting and completing word problems up to 120.
1st grade
Math
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Math With Bears
Math With Bears
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Math With Bears
This bear-y fun lesson will help your students understand addition and subtraction and reward their efforts with a sweet treat!
1st grade
Math
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Multi-Step Word Problems? No Problem!
Multi-Step Word Problems? No Problem!
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Multi-Step Word Problems? No Problem!
Word problems? No problem! In this lesson, your students will learn how to approach solving multi-step word problems with mixed operations with a step-by-step plan.
4th grade
Math
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Solving Elapsed Time Word Problems
Solving Elapsed Time Word Problems
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Solving Elapsed Time Word Problems
Get your students thinking about how the number line and the word problem are related! Use this lesson alongside *Get There On Time: Elapsed Time Word Problems* or on its own.
3rd grade
Math
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Mixed Word Problems with RDW Strategy
Mixed Word Problems with RDW Strategy
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Mixed Word Problems with RDW Strategy
This end-of-the-school-year lesson will get the students focused on all the things they learned in math class! It reviews different skills with fractions and decimals in word problems using the "Read, Draw, and Write" strategy.
5th grade
Math
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Adding with Dominoes and Playing Cards
Adding with Dominoes and Playing Cards
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Adding with Dominoes and Playing Cards
Double dominoes! Get your students excited to add with dominoes and playing cards. This lesson is a fun way to help your students continue to learn to add.
1st grade
Math
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Purchasing Items and Making Change
Purchasing Items and Making Change
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Purchasing Items and Making Change
This lesson provides students with instruction in strategies based on number sense. Use this lesson alongside Show Me the Money: Understanding Value or as a stand-alone lesson.
2nd grade
Math
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Word Problem Vocabulary Preparation
Word Problem Vocabulary Preparation
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Word Problem Vocabulary Preparation
Prepare your ELs for word problems involving income and money in this vocabulary-based lesson. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Multi-Step Word Problems.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Stepping Through Addition and Subtraction Word Problems
Stepping Through Addition and Subtraction Word Problems
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Stepping Through Addition and Subtraction Word Problems
Use this lesson to teach your students how to determine if they should use addition, subtraction, or both operations to solve a word problem by following four simple steps.
3rd grade
Math
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Show Me the Money: Understanding Value
Show Me the Money: Understanding Value
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Show Me the Money: Understanding Value
In this lesson, your students will learn how to buy items and use money to purchase items in the real world. You will set up a store for the students to learn about money.
2nd grade
Math
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Two-Step Word Problems with Mixed Operations - Gamified!
Two-Step Word Problems with Mixed Operations - Gamified!
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Two-Step Word Problems with Mixed Operations - Gamified!
Students will have fun learning the Read, Draw, Write (RDW) strategy on two-step, mixed operation problems. First they will learn RDW, and then they will practice it in a game called Four in a Row.
3rd grade
Math
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Stepping Through Multiplication and Division Word Problems
Stepping Through Multiplication and Division Word Problems
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Stepping Through Multiplication and Division Word Problems
Teach your students four simple steps to help them solve multiplication and division word problems with confidence.
3rd grade
Math
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Up, Up, and Array
Up, Up, and Array
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Up, Up, and Array
In this lesson, your students will use repeated addition to find the total number of objects in arrays. This lesson will help your students build upon the skills needed to learn multiplication.
2nd grade
Math
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