Math Teacher Resources

Need elementary math resources? Use Lesson Planet to find curriculum covering topics such as counting, shapes (like this shape-dice printable!), addition, subtraction, time (this time concept book is fantastic), measurement, and arithmetic. Try this interactive to help youngsters understand the relationship between addition and subtraction. 

For more advanced classes, find lessons on geometry, fractions, percent, ratios, rates, proportions (here's a great video), area (simple worksheet here), volume, triangles, angles, exponents, negative numbers, statistics and probability, linear equations, graphing, real-world problem solving, polynomials, trigonometry, and matrices. Even find resources for more advanced topics such as series, limits, and derivatives covered in calculus and pre-calculus courses.

Whether you are teaching the basics or advanced topics, Lesson Planet can guide you to resources that will make math come alive for students!

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Circumscribed Polygon

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Trigonometry teachers often go off on a tangent, and here's a worksheet that proves it! First, young mathematicians use a formula with tangent to prove a formula correct for area. Then, they draw conclusions about the area of a circle...
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Squeebles Fractions

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
We are not exactly sure what a Squeeble is, but apparently they love cake and fractions, and your little bakers-turned-mathematicians will also. This app focuses on the basics of fractions including modeling fractions, equivalent...
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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. 
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Many Ways to Do Addition

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
A great aspect of teaching math is that children have the freedom to solve problems using a variety of different strategies. The focus of this lesson is for young mathematicians to become aware of many ways of answering addition...
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Writing Task 6.EE.9

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Exactly what is the relationship between the time spent studying for an exam and the grades students receive? Presented with a line graph showing data relating to this question, young mathematicians must explain in writing whether or not...
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In the Dog House

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Teach your young pups some new tricks with this math facts activity. Using a deck of cards and the included game board, pairs of young mathematicians draw cards and attempt to make products that are larger than their partners' products...
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A Five Day Approach to Using Technology and Manipulatives to Explore Area and Perimeter

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Young mathematicians build an understanding of area and perimeter with their own two hands in a series of interactive geometry lessons. Through the use of different math manipulatives, children investigate the properties of rectangles,...
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Fractals and the Art of Roughness

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Roughness is everywhere, contributing to the incredible complexity of the world around us. This complexity, however, is not without it's own unique sense of order. Join world-renown mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot as he looks at numerous...
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Practice World Problems

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
For upper elementary aged mathematicians, this worksheet provides word problem practice involving distance, money, liquid volumes, and time.
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Decimal into Fraction and Percent

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Help mathematicians understand the concept of conversion with a learning exercise that allows them to convert decimals into fractions or percents.
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Mathematicians are People, Too!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners access the Internet to locate data regarding their assigned mathematician. They organize their notes on a data form, write a report, create a visual and present their facts to their classmates.
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Famous Mathematicians/Database

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Pupils analyze a math database and uncover facts. For this algebra lesson, students investigate the lives of famous mathematicians using facts they find about the different authors. They gain a new perspective for the mathematicians and...
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Medieval Mathematicians and Whimsical Windows

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders demonstrate their mathematical knowledge of symmetry and reflection using congruent geometric shapes while working as an artist and mathematician looking at a medieval-styled stained glass window.
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Mathematicians of the Month

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders become familiar with the history and times which influenced a featured mathematician each month. Through Internet research, they gather information about a different mathematician each month. Students solve mathematical...
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For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore famous mathematicians. In this mathematician lesson, students investigate for a mathematician who share their birthday and research their accomplishments in math.
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Mathematicians and Scientists Treasure Hunt

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students match a fact with a mathematician or scientist using the Internet. They read about a mathematician or scientist that happens to be female or a person of color.
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Mathematician Exploration

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders will be able to identify a mathematician and correctly answer higher level questions. They classify and produce characteristics and facts and creatively answer synthesis questions.
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The Mathematician And The Archaeologist

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students decorate clay pots and destroy them in order to learn the techniques of modern-day archaeologists and practice mathematical measurements. This is an exciting instructional activity suitable for Social Studies, Math, Science, or...
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For Students 5th - 6th
In this math instructional activity, learners read about a famous mathematician from a given website. Students write a one-paragraph biography about one of the mathematicians.
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Math Bingo

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
It's sometimes the simple games that really grab a learner's attention. With this game-like app, young mathematicians can practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts. When they reach new high scores, they collect...
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Dividing with Base Ten Blocks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Break out the base ten blocks for this presentation on long division. Looking at two separate examples, step-by-step instructions are provided for dividing two- and three-digit numbers by single-digit divisors. Engage the class by...
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Angles Template

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Young mathematicians learn to see geometry from different angles with this simple printable resource. Providing multiple visual examples of angles, this simple document can be used as an instructional tool, a skills practice exercise, or...
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Odyssey of the Mind Curriculum Activity: Mathematicus Dramaticus

For Teachers 4th - 6th
The best part about this resource is that you've got four wonderful activities to choose from. Each of the projects can work together or on its own to help learners understand the history of math and how it can be seen every day. In...
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Prime Numbers and Prime Factorization

For Students 7th - 10th
Clarify prime numbers, composite numbers, and prime factorization with this activity. After looking over definitions, working through prime numbers, and making composite numbers, learners are introduced to prime factorization and the...