Make It Work! Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators
Adding fractions with unlike denominators just doesn't work like it does when the denominators are the same. Let's make it work! Students will add fractions with unlike denominators with sums between one and two.
Subtracting Decimals: Presidential Problems at the Pizza Place
Students will practice subtracting decimal numbers by calculating the total of prominent political figures’ meals at a pizzeria. Then, students can create and solve their own word problems using the menu on the activity.
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!
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.
Teach your students how to write decimals in expanded decimal form with this fun game. Students will be writing and comparing decimals while not even realizing they are learning one of the most complicated 5th grade math standards.
Stay active and encourage healthy eating with favorite fruits. This lesson emphasizes multiple core learning competencies including phonological awareness and greater than and less than number concepts.
Let’s compare! Help kids learn about comparative and superlative adjectives through this hands-on lesson. Students will use real-world items and drawings to compare objects using a variety of adjectives.
Help kids master fractions with the fun, fast-paced, math comparison game Fraction Wars. After a review, students are split into pairs to practice quickly comparing fractions with different numerators and denominators.