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Discussing Scaling with Fractions
Discussing Scaling with Fractions
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Discussing Scaling with Fractions
Challenge students' understanding of multiplying fractions by whole numbers to help them form opinions about rules regarding scaling. Use this lesson on its own or as support for the lesson Multiplication as Scaling.
5th grade
Math
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Hungry Gator Counting
Hungry Gator Counting
Lesson Plan
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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Division with Fair-Sharing Language
Division with Fair-Sharing Language
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Division with Fair-Sharing Language
Encourage your students to describe elements of a division problem using peer supports and an information gap game. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Multi-Digit Division.
5th grade
Math
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Ordering Fish
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
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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Adding One to a Group
Adding One to a Group
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Adding One to a Group
This lesson pairs a hilarious read-aloud with practice doing basic addition. It can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the Just One More Foot lesson plan.
Preschool
Math
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Dissecting Decimals
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?
How High Can You Count?
Lesson Plan
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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Area Strategies
Area Strategies
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Area Strategies
Allow your students to explore the pros and cons of different strategies used to find the area of rectangles. Use this as a stand alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for the Multiplication and Area in the Community Garden lesson.
3rd grade
Math
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Decimal Product Reasonableness
Decimal Product Reasonableness
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Decimal Product Reasonableness
Discuss correct decimal placement using logical arguments and by multiplying whole numbers. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson or use it as support to the lesson Multiply Decimals.
5th grade
Math
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Explaining Expressions
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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Strategy Work: Skip Counting to Multiply
Strategy Work: Skip Counting to Multiply
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Strategy Work: Skip Counting to Multiply
Use this lesson to teach your students about the strategy of skip counting. It can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for *Multiply by 5*.
3rd grade
Math
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Adding Like Mixed Numbers
Adding Like Mixed Numbers
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Adding Like Mixed Numbers
Solve for the sum of two mixed numbers! They will use scaffolds such as fraction models to support the visualization of mixed numbers. This can be used on its own or as support for the lesson Sums for Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions.
4th grade
Math
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Strategies to Identify What's Missing
Strategies to Identify What's Missing
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Strategies to Identify What's Missing
Let your students explore different strategies to figure out the missing number in an equation. Use this lesson on its own or as a support lesson for *Missing Numbers: Math Review*.
3rd grade
Math
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More, Less, or the Same?
More, Less, or the Same?
Lesson Plan
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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Race Car Counting
Race Car Counting
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Race Car Counting
Students will love using race cars to practice their counting and ordering skills in this fast paced lesson! Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Mystery Numbers** lesson plan.
Kindergarten
Math
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Foundations of the Commutative Property
Foundations of the Commutative Property
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Foundations of the Commutative Property
Let your students explore similarities and differences between arrays, and help them understand the commutative property of multiplication. Use this as a stand alone lesson or as a prelesson for *Parking Lot Multiplication*.
3rd grade
Math
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Reflecting on Multiplication and Division Word Problems
Reflecting on Multiplication and Division Word Problems
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Reflecting on Multiplication and Division Word Problems
Teach your students how to reflect upon the information in multiplication and division word problems before solving them. Use this lesson on its own or as a pre-lesson to *Stepping Through Multiplication and Division Word Problems*.
3rd grade
Math
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Designing Situations with Area
Designing Situations with Area
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Designing Situations with Area
In this lesson, your students will think about situations that require them to calculate area. Use it as a standalone lesson or as support to the What Is the Area of Your Classroom? lesson.
4th grade
Math
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Which Holds More?
Which Holds More?
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Which Holds More?
Fill ‘em up! This lesson teaches students to compare how much different containers can hold. Get ready for some overflowing fun!
Kindergarten
Math
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Counting Fishermen
Counting Fishermen
Lesson Plan
Counting Fishermen
In this fun lesson about early addition, your students will love listening to a hilarious read aloud while learning how to add within 5. Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the How Many Presents Addition lesson plan.
Preschool
Math
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Monster Subtraction
Monster Subtraction
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Monster Subtraction
Students will love pretending to be monsters as they get creative when solving subtraction equations. It can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the lesson plan How Many Slices Are Left?
Preschool
Math
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Dividing with the Divvy Out Method
Dividing with the Divvy Out Method
Lesson Plan
Dividing with the Divvy Out Method
Share the divvy out method for division and provide a foundation for learning the partial quotients method. This lesson can be used on its own or as support for Using the Partial Quotients Strategy for Division with One-Digit Divisors.
4th grade
Math
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Doubling Multiples for Division
Doubling Multiples for Division
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Doubling Multiples for Division
Challenge students to use their understanding of standard algorithm division to list multiples while solving division problems. Focus on their language use and opinions in this pre-lesson to the Partial Quotients Method lesson.
5th grade
Math
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One of These Things
One of These Things
Lesson Plan
One of These Things
This hands-on geometry lesson is a great introduction to 2D shapes for your ELs. This can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the String Shapes lesson plan.
Preschool
Math
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