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5 Coins and the Magic Doubling Pot

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Don't be thrown off by the formatting here- the mathematical concept is solid. Learners read a story with a magic doubling pot that creates twice what is thrown into it. They first practice with an in-and-out chart, recording the result...
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Statements of Order in the Real World

For Students 6th Standards
Positive and negative numbers are all around us. Groups read short story contexts and identify a rational number that represents the values in the context. They order the rational numbers and interpret statements of inequality.
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It's So Odd!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Some resources are just wonderful for stimulating creative thinking and concept understanding. Children are encouraged to explore odd and even numbers through a variety of creative activities. They group items, read a story, make an...
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Estimating Measurement

For Teachers 1st
First graders estimate length and height of items. They read the story of Jack and the Beanstalk and discuss estimation of size. Students predict the length and height of figures. They use lines and numbers on the centimeter rod and tape...
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Intro to Adding/Subtracting Rational Numbers

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Masterminds get creative by translating a story into a math problem. The story is about Joe and his summer job. Learners will practice applying operations to rational numbers in order to figure out his daily profit over two weeks. 
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Batty Math

For Students 5th - 6th
In this bats activity, students click on the link to read a story about bats and then answer short answer questions, take a survey, and create graphs about it. Students complete 4 tasks total.
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Supplementary Exercises: Fractions & Polygons

For Students 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers arrange fractions in descending order. They read short story problems and determine ratios, percents and decimals. Pupils determine fractional parts and add fractions. This four-page worksheet contains 13 problems.
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Pi Day Fun!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
In this multi-faceted introduction to pi, participants perform a bevy of pi-related activities. Ranging from measuring household items to singing pi songs and reading pi stories, this fun and non-intimidating resource serves to bring up...
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Look at Us!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers K Standards
Start off your young English language learners with this packet of materials, which covers three weeks of instructions. After completing the unit, kids will have practiced the letters K through Z, read several story books, talked with...
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Math Maven's Mysteries: Time for a Crime

For Students 5th - 6th
In these math word problem worksheets, students help solve the mystery 'Time for a Crime.' Students read the story and use the ferry schedule to help track down the thief. Students circle the name of the guilty suspect.
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Math Maven's Mysteries: The Case of the Dastardly Disguiser

For Students 5th - 6th
In these math word problem worksheets, students help solve the mystery about 'The Case of the Dastardly Disguiser. Students read the story and find the total number of disguises.
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Cool Tools to Solve Challenging Word Problems

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore math functions by completing worksheets in class. In this word problem lesson, students read the story A Remainder of One and practice solving division problems from the story. Students complete a worksheet which...
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Ten Red Apples; The Five Senses

For Teachers K - 1st
A clever lesson designed around an apple awaits your learners. Descriptive words are used to explain what they believe is inside a bag while using their five senses. Young scholars read the story The Apple Pie Tree and are introduced to...
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Indiana Applied Skills Assessment Sample

For Teachers 5th
In this Applied Skills Assessment worksheet, 5th graders complete a sample state assessment for Language Arts and Mathematics for 5th graders. They read a writing prompt and complete a writing activity that follows, answer various types...
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Making Decisions With Probability

For Students 5th - 6th
For this math worksheet, students investigate 6 probability problems which include percentages. Students read the story problems and answer with both numbers and word explanations.
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Shapes - Kindergarten

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Extend scholars' learning experience with a unit consisting of five shape lesson plans, an extension activity, assessment, and rubric. Begin by reading a story about shapes, then conduct an overview and assign pupils' their first...
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Calculator Fun Math

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this calculator worksheet, students input the numbers that are shown in a story into a calculator. They turn the calculator upside down to see the words that are made by the numbers. They insert the words into the story in place of...
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Dinosaur Math

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students read How to Train with a T.Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals and solve math problems.  In this dinosaur math lesson, students write a math story to go with the dinosaur story.  Students discuss the needed strategies. Students complete a...
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Solve With Marble Math

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this problem solving worksheet, students read 5 story problems pertaining to the color of marbles owned by two boys. Students answer each question using the information presented.
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Connecting Oral History to Geography: The Changes of Madison County

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Using individual computers, class members read a story and listen to oral histories of Madison County. They then conduct a scavenger hunt to locate items on the list. Although designed for Madison County, North Carolina, the approaches...
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Rate-of-Work Problems

For Teachers 9th
In this rate-of-work worksheet, 9th graders read word stories and gather information. They write an equation for the story and solve the problem. There are five problems, with answers, provided on this one-page worksheet.
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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

For Students 7th
In this thousands word problems worksheet, 7th graders solve and complete 6 different word problems that include the thousands place. First, they read each story and draw a picture to determine the solutions to each problem. Then,...
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Write and Solve Equations

For Students 6th - 7th
Here is a problem solving worksheet in which learners read six story problems. They write an equation and then solve the problem. Basic addition and subtraction will be used.
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Hickory Dickory Doc Tell Time

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students discover time keeping by reading clocks.  In this time-telling lesson, students read the story Hickory Dickory Dock, and discuss the measurements of time we use.  Students complete worksheets in which they identify the times of...

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