# Math Stories Teacher Resources

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#### George Island: Logical Thinking

For Students 8th - 10th
In this logical thinking worksheet, students read a story about George Island. From the clues that are given, and the diagram, they determine who lives in what house on George Island. Students use their logical thinking skills to solve...
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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 lesson plan, students read and list the animals in the book. They arrange animal picture squares...
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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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For Students 1st - 2nd
In this counting practice activity, students read the story rhyme about counting practice. Students count a handful of objects they find in their home. Students then count the objects illustrated in each picture set. Students also draw...
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#### Remainder of One

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders are introduced to division and remainders. In groups, they are given a set of cubes and read the story a "Remainder of One". While reading the book, they use the cubes to represent the equations mentioned. To end the...
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#### Equal Shmequal by Virginia Kroll

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students read a book and complete exercises to explore the meaning of 'equals.' For this equal numbers lesson, students brainstorm the meaning of equals and read a story about the topic. Students use manipulatives to study balance and...
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#### The Leaves in October

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students determine whether or not to save or spend and defend a decision. Â In this personal finance lesson, students identify opportunity cost of various spending and saving decisions. Students read a story where two girls share profits...
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#### Hotel Infinity

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students investigate the concept of infinity. They read a story, discuss the concept of infinity from the story, and create an illustration of the hotel described in the story.
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#### THE FABLE OF THE FAINTING GOATS

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
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#### Santa's workshop

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are split up into groups of 3-4 kids, they write one story problem for each catagory: Santa's workshop, Reindeer Barn, Mrs. Claus' Kitchen. They read their story probems to the class and award points to the other teams for their...
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#### Subtract Across Zeros

For Students 4th - 5th
In this subtraction worksheet, students read 6 story problems in which larger numbers are subtracted with borrowing across zeros.
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#### Order Numbers

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this ordering numbers learning exercise, learners read 6 story problems pertaining to the value of numbers and more/fewer and greatest/least.
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#### Grandfather Tang's Story

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
It's amazing the complex figures that can be made using only a few simple shapes. Following a class reading of the children's bookÂ Grandfather Tang's Story by Ann Tompert, young mathematicians use sets of tangrams to create models of the...
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#### Measuring Fun

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice measuring. In this measuring lesson, 1st graders read the story How Big Is a Foot?Â by Rolf Myller. They measure a partner using standard (ruler) and nonstandard (feet) units.
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#### Wealth

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read the story The Day I Was Rich and learn about the role of money and taxes. In this money lesson plan, 3rd graders count large sums of money, group them, and give it away in the form of taxes. They discuss wealth and how...
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#### One is a Snail, Ten is a Crab.

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students count by pairs and sets of feet, while reading a story that coincides with this practice. In this math lesson, students use their skills to count by multiples and adding on to numbers when they add up feet from humans, and...
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#### Math - Word Problems

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Pupils each receive a copy of the story problem worksheet. They read the story problems and think about them. They come up with a solution and solve the word problems, correcting if necessary.
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#### The Hundred Penny Box

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Pupils 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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#### 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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#### Hundredths

For Students 5th - 6th
In this decimal and fractions worksheet, students read 6 story problems in which a fraction and a decimal is written to represent the answer.
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#### Going On a Picnic

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this reading and math worksheet, students read a story about two girls who grow and sell produce. Students answer 5 multiple choice questions about the text that will involve math operations.
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#### Lilly's Big Day

For Teachers K - 1st
Students read the story Lilly's Big Day and do language arts and math activities based on the book. In this language arts and math lesson plan, students read the book given and do activities that include matching activities, number...
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#### The Monkey and the Coconuts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this puzzle based worksheet, students read a short story featured in the Saturday Evening Post in 1926. After reading the story, students determine the starting number of coconuts that were available to the shipwrecked island dwellers.
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#### Economics: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the idea of an economy by reading a children's story. In this consumerism lesson, 1st graders read the story If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and discuss goods provided by people in a community. Students create...