# Math Stories Teacher Resources

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#### If Our Class Went to See the Prince

For Teachers 1st
First graders read the story One Monday Morning and create picture graphs based on the number of teachers, boys, and girls that would visit the prince. In this data lesson plan, 1st graders interpret tables and graphs with the help of...
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#### Grade 1: More Land or Water?

For Teachers 1st
First graders listen as the teacher reads a story involving cross-continent traveling. Students collect a random sample by tossing an inflatable globe and recording whether they touch land or water each time they catch the globe in order...
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#### Multiply Whole Numbers and Decimals

For Students 4th - 5th
In this decimals worksheet, students analyze the data on a table and then read and solve 6 problems. Students read the story problems and multiply a decimal number by a whole number to solve.
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#### Problem Solving Use a Picture

For Students 1st - 2nd
For this problem solving worksheet, students learn to use a picture to find a fraction and compare two fractions. Students read 4 story problems about fractional parts of a whole and solve them by using the picture.
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#### Practice Dividing By 3 or 4

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this division worksheet, students read 5 story problems in which basic division facts are used. Students write the division sentence and solve.
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#### Introduce Vocabulary: Kindergarten Count to 100

For Teachers K
During read-aloud of Kindergarten Count to 100 by Jacqueline Rogers, children listen for context clues about vocabulary that includes the words "first," "second," and "third." I love the way vocabulary development skills are integrated...
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#### Step Into My Shoes

For Teachers K
Students order their classmates from smallest to largest foot length.  In this ordering their classmates from smallest to largest foot length lesson, students trace each of their classmates foot.  Students read a story called, 'How Big...
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#### The Hundred Penny Box

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students compare how people save money in financial institutions, after reading the story, The Hundred Penny Box. They analyze the advantages of regular saving and how savings grow with compounding.
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#### Shapes

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify attributes of different geometric shapes. In this geometry lesson, students view a  PowerPoint presentation on shapes and use attribute blocks to examine the corners and edges of each shape. Students work together to...
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#### Extra Credit: It’s No Fairy Tale

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars discuss their knowledge of payday loans and credit cards. In this Economics activity, students complete a read an article and Q&A activity in groups, and play a vocabulary bingo game and a quiz game on payday loans....
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#### Money, Money, Honey Bunny!

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners read a story about spending and saving money and talk about the difference between goods and services. In this money lesson plan, students also play a matching game to review the story and practice rhyming words from the story.
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For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this math worksheet, students will read several sentences about how addition and multiplication are related. Then students will read a story and complete the 5 corresponding word problems.
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#### Logic Puzzle-- Shopping at a Garage Sale

For Students 4th - 5th
In this math logic puzzle, students read the story about 5 children shopping at a garage sale. Using the provided chart grid, students read the clues and determine what each child bought and how much each spent for their purchase.
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#### The Great Archeological Dig

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore biology by identifying a diagram. In this cell anatomy lesson, students read a story about archeology and conduct a fictitious archeology dig in class in which they search for animal cells. Learners define a list of...
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#### Dinner at the Panda Palace Activity Card

For Students K
In this counting worksheet, students will work with a parent to read the story Dinner at the Panda Palace and count the different animals on each page.
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#### Fish Eyes Activity Card

For Students Pre-K - K
In this language arts learning exercise, students read a story called Fish Eyes. Students cut out little fish and add one to each picture. Then, students count the new total in each picture.
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#### Using Logic

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this logic worksheet, students read short story problems.  They use logic to solve the problems. Students write equations to match the problem.  This one-page worksheet contains two logic problems.
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#### Financial Wizard

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students determine the best way to earn money.  For this financial wizard lesson, students read a story.  They compare different jobs, the rate of pay for each job and the number of hours required to do the job.  Students analyze which...
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#### Extra Practice 1.4: Algebraic Equations

For Students 9th - 12th
In this algebraic equations worksheet, students read given story problems, translate them into algebraic equations, draw models of the equation, and solve the problem.  This one-page worksheet contains 18 multi-step problems.
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#### Math with Character

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write math sentences to fit a given story. They recognize number families and discuss the character traits of a sharing and relate their feeelings and experience with sharing. The Doorbell Rang story is read and the students...
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#### Choose the Operation and Method

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this math operations and methods learning exercise, students read the story problems and then fill in the table with the appropriate information. The table asks for operation, method, how and answer. There are 3 problems on this...
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#### Odd and Even Numbers

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice number identification by reading a story in class. In this number sense lesson, 1st graders read the story A Wish for Wings that Work and identify objects within the book's photographs. Students count the number of...
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#### Grandfather Tang's Story

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read the story Grandfather Tang's Story and then make their own tangrams based on the story. In this tangrams lesson plan, 3rd graders make patterns with their tangrams and follow directions their teacher gives on how to...
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#### Hands On: Tenths and Hundredths

For Students 4th - 5th
In this fractions worksheet, learners read 6 story problems in which fractions and equivalent fractions are converted. No addition or subtraction is needed; students simply write a fraction that corresponds to the problem.