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Hungry Gator Counting
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Hungry Gator Counting
Students will love learning how to compare numbers with Ali the alligator in this fun lesson all about number comparison! Use this as a stand alone lesson or alongside *Comparing Numbers: Marshmallow Math*
Kindergarten
Math
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Deciphering Decimals
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Deciphering Decimals
In this tactile lesson, students will understand how decimals relate to a whole number by using base 10 blocks in a whole new way!
5th grade
Math
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Take it to the Bank!
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Take it to the Bank!
Cha-ching! Your students will take their new skills to the bank when you teach them to compare decimals using coins. This lesson plan focuses on comparing decimal numbers to the hundredths place.
4th grade
Math
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Ordering Fish
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Ordering Fish
In this fun fishy lesson plan, students will love getting their creative juices flowing as they make fish pictures all the while practicing how to order numbers. Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **It's Raining Numbers!** lesson plan.
Kindergarten
Math
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Figuring Out Function Tables
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Figuring Out Function Tables
Get your students talking about number patterns and rules with this introductory lesson on function tables. Use this lesson as a pre-lesson to Input and Output Boxes or teach it on its own.
4th grade
Math
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Shaping Up Turkeys
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Shaping Up Turkeys
Who knew math and reading could create Thanksgiving turkeys? Your students will "read" directions to draw shapely turkeys in this independent art activity.
Preschool
Math
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Dissecting Decimals
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Dissecting Decimals
Challenge students to think about decimals while identifying numbers to the hundredths and thousandths. They'll discuss decimal attributes too. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Dividing Decimals: Estimation.
5th grade
Math
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How High Can You Count?
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How High Can You Count?
In this musical lesson plan, students will learn how to use counting aides when extending the number sequence to 100! Can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson plan for the **Musical Numbers** lesson.
Preschool
Math
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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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Halloween Centers
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Halloween Centers
In this fun, enticing, and educational lesson students will have the chance to explore Halloween through a variety of different centers.
Preschool
Math
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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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Christmas Counting: 1, 2, 3! Time to Decorate the Christmas Tree
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Christmas Counting: 1, 2, 3! Time to Decorate the Christmas Tree
Farewell pumpkins and turkeys! It’s time to decorate for Christmas! Your students will work on the foundations of counting, one-to-one correspondence, and one-to-one tagging as they add decorations to their Christmas cookies and trees.
Kindergarten
Math
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Halloween Place Value Race
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Halloween Place Value Race
Double, double toil and trouble! Use two dice to roll up to 100 with one-digit sumations. In this lesson, students will play a place value game where they race to get to 100 by converting ones to tens.
1st grade
Math
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Race to 120
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Race to 120
Build familiarity with numbers from 1 to 120 with this fun game. This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Then Came One.**
1st grade
Math
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Beat the Drum
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Beat the Drum
Make some noise by counting! Help your preschoolers count from one to 10 while strengthening their fine motor and interpersonal skills.
Preschool
Math
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Odd Person Out
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Odd Person Out
Get students moving around the classroom as they learn about odd and even numbers. Students play a game similar to "musical chairs" as they consider the results for even and odd numbers of students.
2nd grade
Math
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More, Less, or the Same?
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More, Less, or the Same?
Help students learn the academic vocabulary and symbols used to record the results of comparing two three-digit numbers. This lesson can be used as a stand-alone activity or prior to Greater Than, Less Than: Comparing Three-Digit Numbers.
2nd grade
Math
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Talk About Rounding Decimals
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Talk About Rounding Decimals
Boost your students' confidence in verbally sharing their math processes using grade-level vocabulary! This lesson on rounding decimals can be taught on its own or as support for the lesson Menu Math: Rounding Decimals.
4th grade
Math
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Rounding Around the Room!
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Rounding Around the Room!
Help your students understand rounding without rhymes or tricks. Students will use an open number line to round and then take part in a fun game that will get them moving around the room.
3rd grade
Math
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Jump-A-Round
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Jump-A-Round
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.
3rd grade
Math
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Party Planning with Decimals
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Party Planning with Decimals
Get your students excited about rounding with this activity that lets them plan a party while they learn!
5th grade
Math
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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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Nature and Counting: It All Adds Up
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Nature and Counting: It All Adds Up
Who doesn't enjoy collecting objects from outside? Use your students' natural curiosity to spur interest in math. Your students will have fun outdoors collecting natural objects to practice addition!
Kindergarten
Math
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Beach Counting to Ten
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Beach Counting to Ten
In this beach-themed lesson plan, students will use music and stories to learn all about counting! This can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the **Matching Numbers** lesson plan.
Preschool
Math
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Two Corners: Odd or Even
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Two Corners: Odd or Even
Get students moving around the classroom as they learn about odd and even numbers. Students classify real world objects as odd or even and take turns playing the game master, coming up with numbers to evaluate.
2nd grade
Math
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Number Sense Lesson Plans

Making sense of numbers at a young age is helpful to mastering the basic mathematics concepts. Are your students struggling with learning the order of operations? Education.com offers number sense lesson plans for preschool and kindergarten through fifth grade. Your students will get excited for real numbers, decimals, addition, and more with our themed worksheets!