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Hickory Dickory Doc Tell Time

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners 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.  Learners complete worksheets in which they identify the times of...
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Foot and Yard - Problem Solving 17.4

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this standard measurement of length worksheet, students read 4 story problems. Students choose the correct estimated answer from two choices. Included on the page are measurements in feet and yards.
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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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Spaghetti and Meatballs for All

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore area and perimeter. In this math lesson, students read a story and answer questions about area and perimeter.
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Percentage War

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore division by utilizing visual aides. In this number sense lesson plan, 5th graders read the story A Remainder of One with their class and practice dividing three digit numbers by one digit. Students complete a...
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The Hundred Penny Box

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students analyze the advantages of regular saving and how savings grow with compounding. After reading the story "The Hundred Penny Box", students define the terms "interest," "interest rate," and "compounding." Through several...
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Rooster's Off to See the World

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Young learners listen to the book Rooster's Off to See the World, and complete simple math activities using the book. In this simple math activity, students read and list the animals in the book. They arrange animal picture squares using...
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Deborah Sampson: Revolutionary War Heroine

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders read the story of Deborah Sampson, who helped bring freedom to the newly organized colonies in their fight for independence from England.
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Graphing Calculator Activity: Scientific Notation of Large Numbers

For Students 8th
In this graphing calculator activity, 8th graders explore the necessary steps to convert numbers from standard notation to scientific notation. Individually, they read four story problems and place their answers in scientific notation....
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Variables and Evaluation using X is for X

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore variables in math by examining real life situations. In this math functions lesson, 8th graders read the story G is for Googol, A Math Alphabet Book and relate stories within the book to using variables when...
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Gingerbread Man Chain

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Plan ahead with a holiday-themed math word problem. Pupils read a description of a gingerbread chain, including measurements and connections, and decide how long the chain should be to cover the top and bottom of a 72 inch bulletin board.
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Book Title: You Can’t Buy a Dinosaur with a Dime

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore the concepts of multiple digit addition and subtraction. In this addition and subtraction lesson, students read the book You Can’t Buy a Dinosaur with a Dime and then discuss methods for solving a particular math problem...
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Cause and Effect

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this cause and effect instructional activity, students read the story, "The Dark Day", and answer multiple choice questions about the cause and effect relationships in the story. Students answer five multiple choice questions.
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Have You the Time of Day?

For Teachers K - 4th
Students read a story about a day in the life of a farmer. They practice reading and writing time. They write a picture story about his or her day. They draw clock faces showing what time of day each of the events occurred.
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Cute as a Button/Caps for Sale

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders make a graph using their buttons and read the book CAPS FOR SALE. They answer questions about the colors of the caps and how many there were. Each student takes turns placing a colored cap on the graph as we re-read the story.
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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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Exponentials & Logarithms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students solve exponential equations using logarithms. In this solving exponential equations using logarithms lesson plan, students read a story on their Ti-Nspire about exponentials and logarithms. Students solve problems in the story...
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Congruent Shapes Problem Solving 7.3

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this congruent shapes worksheet, students read 4 story problems about congruent shapes. Students use logical reasoning to answer these short answer questions.
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Problem Solving Reasonable Answers

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this reasonable answers problem solving worksheet, students read 5 story problems and circle the answer that makes more sense.
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Problem-Solving Decision: Estimates or Exact Answers

For Students 4th - 5th
In this problem solving worksheet, students read 5 story problems and determine if an estimate is enough or if an exact answer is needed. Students solve the problems.
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Probability Concepts (Problem Solving 20.2)

For Students 4th - 5th
In this probability worksheet, students read a story about CDs in a player. Students solve 5 word problems about possible outcomes.
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Problem-Solving Decisions: Reasonable Answers

For Students 4th - 5th
For this problem solving worksheet, students read 5 story problems that include an answer. Students decide if the answer given is reasonable or not and explain.
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Problem Solving Use a Picture

For Students 1st - 2nd
In 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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Find the Room Number Enrichment 20.2

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this place value problem solving worksheet, students read 4 stories about families and their room numbers in a hotel. Students determine from the clues the room number for each family.

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