# Basic Math Skills Teacher Resources

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#### Squeebles Times Tables 2

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
The Squeebles are back, and this time they are ready to help young mathematicians gain fluency in their multiplication skills. This app allows for practice and testing through a number of fun, and at times, challenging, educational games.Â
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#### Football Math

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Develop an understanding of positive and negative numbers using football. Pupils create a football field and game pieces. The teacher gives plays and the pupils move pieces to see who wins the game.
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#### Discovering pi

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate the history of Pi and how it relates to circles. In this geometry lesson, 10th graders measure the circumference of a circle and the diameter of a circle. They relate these measurements to the number of Pi or 3.14
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#### Equal and Opposite Thrust in Aircraft: You're a Pushover!

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
It's the lawâ€”every action requires a reaction, no matter how small. Pupils experience two demonstrations of Newton's third law of motion as it relates to thrust in the 10th segment of a 22-part unit on flight. Using their mathematical...
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#### Food Fat

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers evaluate snack foods based on calories and fat. In small groups, they use this information to make informed and wise food choices. Students graphically represent the fat in a food by measuring the equivalent of the food...
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#### Painted Story Quilt

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Emmulate some of Faith Ringgolds famous painted story quilts in your classroom. Have your class choose a story or you choose one for the whole class to portray. They will select their favorite scene to paint onto their story quilt. What...
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#### Pumpkin Problems

For Teachers K - 4th
Students participate in a lesson that has the intention of working on estimation skills. They use pumpkins to estimate the number of seeds are inside. They collect data for each pumpkin and compare it to the estimation. Students question...
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#### Time Management

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students plot activities for a 24 hour day. They record their information on a spread sheet program. Students list categories they use and write equations for cells that add cells of each category together. Students create a pie chart of...
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#### Categories of Mathematics Occupation

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore careers in mathematics. In this careers lesson plan, the teacher leads a discussion about occupations that require math, then students create a short skit about a job that uses math. Lesson includes extension ideas.
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#### Scenario Challenge

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students apply their knowledge of math to the real world. For this algebra lesson, students explore different way to incorporate math topics into the real world. They create a score or progress sheet to mark their progress.
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#### Scientific Notation III: Linear vs Exponential

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers after investigating examples of exponential growth students have an intuitive feel for the concept of exponential growth of a system.
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#### Money Management

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students choose an occupation and set up a paper family and household. They create a monthly budget, pay monthly bills and file taxes. They practice math skills using financial information and view money as a resource. They create an...
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#### Food Comparison PDF

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this health worksheet, students are led through lessons to become familiar with the dietary recommendations of the government.
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#### Lesson 5: Creating a Budget

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students define and discuss concepts of income and expense, figure out monthly take home pay, keep track of their spending for one month, identify at least ten categories of expenses, and develop budgets to prevent falling into debt.
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#### Critical Thinking & Writing: Brainstorming

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Have your young writers organize their thoughts before writing. They generate ideas through various brainstorming activities prior to writing a mock feature news story for USA Today. A series of USA Today articles debating the level of...
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#### Shopping With Basic Math

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders utilize basic math computation on a pretend shopping trip to obtain everyday items and services such as an oil change and grocery shopping.
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#### Sudoku Puzzle

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students complete a Sudoku puzzle using their math skills. After listening to the rules of Sudoku and observing a demonstration, students use the process of elimination and other methods to complete puzzles. They explore how the...
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#### Free Enterprise -- Product Cost

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the concept of free enterprise. In groups, they discuss the price of various food items and decide on which item to produce. They calculate the cost of producing the item and share their results with the class.
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#### The Numbers Behind Hunger #1

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students investigate world hunger. In this global issues lesson plan, students research world hunger issues using the World Food Program website. Students analyze statistics and consider how to address word hunger issues.
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#### Dimensional Analysis

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine different dimensions and units which go with a particular dimension. They explore the concept of linear measurement versus area. Students estimate area of 3-D objects. They practice converting from one unit of...
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#### Circle Me!

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this equations worksheet, students circle the addition equation that equals the number given to them. Students complete 5 multiple choice questions.
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#### M&M Caper

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars participate in a game with M&M's to be introduced to percents and ratios. Individually, they estimate and record the number of candies they believe the bag holds and the amount of each colored candy. They open the...
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#### Cross Number Puzzle

For Students 1st - 5th
In this math worksheet, students solve a puzzle that uses numbers in a crossword type puzzle. The sheet is intended to be a teacher's guide.
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#### Scientific Notation II: The Mantissa

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students after completing the Part II (of 2) scientific notation online lab exercises, manipulate and interpret large numbers expressed in the "mantissa and exponent" format of scientific notation.