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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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Beyond Just Addition
Beyond Just Addition
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Beyond Just Addition
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!
3rd grade
Math
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Adding Three is a Breeze!
Adding Three is a Breeze!
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Adding Three is a Breeze!
Get your students excited about adding by introducing them to word problems with three addends!
1st grade
Math
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Nature Counting
Nature Counting
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Nature Counting
Use this fun lesson plan to introduce or review the concept of addition to your ELs. Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Nature and Couting It All Adds Up** lesson plan.
Kindergarten
Math
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Subtraction Strategies
Subtraction Strategies
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Subtraction Strategies
Get your students synthesizing various subtraction strategies as they work with a partner to solve word problems. This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Show Me the Money! Two-Digit Subtraction.**
1st grade
Math
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Polygon Perimeters with Tantalizing Tangrams!
Polygon Perimeters with Tantalizing Tangrams!
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Polygon Perimeters with Tantalizing Tangrams!
Teach your students to find the perimeter of polygons using real world examples. They will make polygon pictures using tangrams and practice finding the perimeters of the polygons in their masterpieces.
3rd grade
Math
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Multiplication Bingo: Two-Digit Numbers
Multiplication Bingo: Two-Digit Numbers
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Multiplication Bingo: Two-Digit Numbers
Your students will go bonkers for bingo as they play this baffling multiplication game! Who will get five in a row first?
4th grade
Math
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Word Problem Components
Word Problem Components
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Word Problem Components
The ability to analyze the component of a word problem is an important foundation for young mathematicians. Use this as a stand alone lesson or alongside *What's the Problem?*
3rd grade
Math
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Froggy Subtraction
Froggy Subtraction
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Froggy Subtraction
Students will love competing to be the first frog to catch the fly as they practice jumping on a number line to subtract. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or alongside **Whole Body Subtraction.**
1st grade
Math
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What's the Difference?
What's the Difference?
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What's the Difference?
What's the difference.... between two numbers? Play this fun game to get students talking and practicing subtraction. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or alongside **Subtraction Card Sharks.**
1st grade
Math
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Discussing Subtraction Strategies
Discussing Subtraction Strategies
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Discussing Subtraction Strategies
Get your students comfortable with discussing multiple strategies to solve subtraction problems with this lesson on two- and three-digit subtraction. It may be taught independently or as support for the lesson Subtraction with Regrouping.
4th grade
Math
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Getting Wordy with Subtraction
Getting Wordy with Subtraction
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Getting Wordy with Subtraction
This lesson will make solving subtraction word problems fun for students. It includes music and interaction to grab your students' attention.
1st grade
Math
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Very Hungry Addition
Very Hungry Addition
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Very Hungry Addition
Addition and language practice go hand in hand in this lesson that uses *The Very Hungry Caterpillar* as an anchor text. Students practice counting on using a number line. This lesson can be used alone or alongside **Math with Bears** lesson.
1st grade
Math
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Base-Ten Block Sketches
Base-Ten Block Sketches
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Base-Ten Block Sketches
Dive deep into word problems with this lesson that teaches students to sketch base-ten blocks to add multiples of 10 and two-digit numbers. Use alone or with the lesson plan **Let's Build It! Two-Digit Addition.**
1st grade
Math
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Details of Division
Details of Division
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Details of Division
Teach your students the vocabulary words to accurately discuss division equations, and then challenge them to write their own word problems! Use this lesson independently or as a pre-lesson for *Divide it Up!*
3rd grade
Math
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Thinking Deeply About Word Problems
Thinking Deeply About Word Problems
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Thinking Deeply About Word Problems
Word problems can be overwhelming to students, but if they have a tool to help them, they can handle it! Use this as a stand alone lesson or alongside *Stepping Through Addition and Subtraction Word Problems*.
3rd grade
Math
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Addition Number Grab
Addition Number Grab
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Addition Number Grab
Give students plenty of practice adding to 20 with this fun game! Use this scaffolded EL Lesson alone or for more addition practice before teaching the **Do Math with M&Ms** lesson.
1st grade
Math
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Writing Questions for Multi-Step Word Problems
Writing Questions for Multi-Step Word Problems
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Writing Questions for Multi-Step Word Problems
Get your students thinking like mathematicians with this lesson that has them crafting questions for multi-step word problems. It may be taught independently or as support for the lesson Multi-Step Word Problems? No Problem!
4th grade
Math
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Get There On Time: Elapsed Time Word Problem Strategies
Get There On Time: Elapsed Time Word Problem Strategies
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Get There On Time: Elapsed Time Word Problem Strategies
In this lesson, students will practice strategies of subtracting time and apply them to real life scenarios. Also, use this game with the lesson that teaches addition of elapsed time called Beyond Just Addition.
3rd grade
Math
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Deciphering Division Word Problems
Deciphering Division Word Problems
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Deciphering Division Word Problems
Word problems present an additional challenge for English learners. This division lesson gives them a concrete strategy to decipher word problems. Teach it on its own or prior to teaching Division Word Problems.
4th grade
Math
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Making Story Problems
Making Story Problems
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Making Story Problems
In this creative math lesson, students will use familiar objects to act out story problems for their peers! Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Act it Out** lesson plan.
Kindergarten
Math
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Reflect on the Context First!
Reflect on the Context First!
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Reflect on the Context First!
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.
2nd grade
Math
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Solving Perimeter Word Problems
Solving Perimeter Word Problems
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Solving Perimeter Word Problems
Support your students' comprehension of perimeter word problems by teaching them to use an engaging strategy and graphic organizer. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for *Polygon Perimeters with Tantalizing Tangrams!*
3rd grade
Math
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Add Them Up!
Add Them Up!
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Add Them Up!
Challenge students to find the sum of three addends while playing a fun dice game! Use this scaffolded EL Lesson alone or for more addition practice adding with dice in preparation for the **Active Math** lesson.
1st grade
Math
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