# Basic Math Skills Teacher Resources

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#### Number Bonds to 20

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Showcase all the different ways one can pair numbers, resulting in an answer of 20. Cute images such as, a cup and water, tennis racket and ball, and a soccer ball and net help kids make the addition connection. This is a great...
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For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Cassandra (a student) does a great job defining the concept of addition. She provides a visually stimulating video, 4 examples of addition, and a full explanation of each example. A cute clip sure to educate and entertain.
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For Teachers 3rd
Now that your class can add, introduce them to adding with regrouping. This presentation provides several models that demonstrate what happens when you regroup. There are several examples and a few practice problems to complete as a class.
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#### Subtraction with Regrouping

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Use this handy presentation to clear up any confusion related to subtraction with regrouping. Each slide provides concrete examples of what occurs when one subtracts with regrouping. A full explanation and additional example problems...
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For Teachers 5th - 8th
Adding decimals can be as easy as following the steps. This short presentation shows what to do and what not to do when adding decimal numbers together. Note: There is no audio commentary with this presentation.
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#### Math Facts Practice

For Students K - 4th Standards
They say practice makes perfect, and learning basic math skills is no exception. Support your mathematicians with developing their fluency with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division usingÂ this set of practice problem...
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#### Division Measurement

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
This presentation introduces division as a form of measurement. Learners measure out equal groups to show how a number is divided. There are three example problems that explain how a person can measure to divide. An interesting way to...
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#### Living on Your Own -- Let's Calculate the Cost!

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students review basic math skills, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, finding averages, and working with percentages. They see how these skills apply to real life situations.
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#### Teaching Students Mathematical Reasoning Skills

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students can build upon their basic math skills and become higher order thinkers when we encourage the following principles.
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#### Caloric Burning Activities

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use problem solving, decision making and basic math skills to calculate calories used during different activities. They determine the relation between food intake and activity. Students also figure out the activity,...
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#### How Do You Profit From Trading Stocks?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners see how to calculate the gains and losses of their stock portfolios. They use basic math skills in calculating their stock investment the old-fashioned way.
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For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In need of a few good problems for the class to solve every morning? Each of the eight slides contain six double-digit addition problems which would be perfect as a morning math warm-up, skills and drills practice, or to be completed as...
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#### How to Draw an Angle

For Teachers 4th - 6th
How do you draw an angle? Dispel the confusion with this step-by-step teaching tool. Seven steps to angle drawing are shown in a simple format. While these steps are easy to follow, no explanation of how this process works is included.Â
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For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Here are five very cute and very basic examples of repeated addition. Little ones will count bunny ears, five pieces, crayons, and donkey legs in order to gain valuable repeated addition practice prior to learning about multiplication....
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#### Place Value Review

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Review various aspects related to place value with this easy-to-follow presentation. Learners can review the base ten system, see representations, and read descriptions of ones, tens, hundreds, and thousands, and numbers in expanded...
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#### Perimeter

For Teachers 3rd
Introduce the concepts and skills needed to find perimeter. The slide show includes the definition of perimeter, five examples, and a link to an interactive web page.
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#### Mean, Median, and Mode

For Teachers 5th - 8th
How many types of average are there? This video describes how to determine the mean, median, and mode of a set of numbers. Each type is worked through using one data set and the instructor shows the procedure for determining each.
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#### Who wants to win millions: Multiplication Edition

For Teachers 3rd
Test your class with this Jeopardy Game. They will race for the buzzer to answer these simple multiplication problems and equations. A great way to foster automaticity.
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#### Complete the Scale

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Here are six opportunities for learners to complete the scale. Each slide contains a number line or scale which is missing 1-2 numbers, the class must identify the missing number and put it in its proper place.
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#### Multiplication Review

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Review the various ways we multiply. Multiplication is presented as repeated addition, equal groups, and in an array. This is a quick way to go over what we do when we multiply and may be a good tool for a beginning of the year review.
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#### ONES and TENS

For Teachers 1st
Before you can teach place value or regroup, you need to provide students with a concrete idea of the definition of ones and tens. Here, ones and tens are defined and then shown several different ways in order to represent several...
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#### Building Tolerance for Poverty in Math

For Teachers 6th
Students explore approximate and exact solutions. In this interdisciplinary lesson plan, 6th graders will be placed in 'family groups' to create a budget that is subject to random events as chosen from the 'things happen' box. This...
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#### Sunshine Math-1

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this math skills worksheet, students answer 7 questions in which they use various basic math skills. They use number lines, charts, number blocks, a calendar and a ruler to complete this worksheet.
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#### Math in Science-Rain Forest Math

For Students 9th - 11th
In this rain forest worksheet, students use different basic math skills to calculate the percentage of Earth covered by rain forests today compared to fifty years ago. They study the effects of how cutting down trees contributes to water...