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!

Showing 49 - 72 of 2,712 resources
Lesson Planet

Dr. Dee Vision's Famous Crossword

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Here is a multiple-digit division learning exercise in which learners solve 14 problems. For each, five-digit dividends are divided by two-digit divisors. Mathematicians place their answers in a crossword puzzle for a clever approach to...
Lesson Planet

Find the Hidden Cubes - Enrichment 17.6

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Critical thinking skills are required as young mathematicians learn to include hidden cubes when determining the volume of solid figures. They estimate, then build, six solid figures with cubes and find the volume. A very hands-on...
Lesson Planet

Decimal Baseball

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young mathematicians represent recorded information in decimal form. In this decimals lesson, learners play a "classroom friendly" basketball game in which pupils take 10 shots. Number of shots made out of 10 is recorded as a fraction...
Lesson Planet

Representing, Identifying, and Comparing Integers

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
This resource will knock your "sox" off! It comes with so many worksheets, projects, and other attachments that help you prepare your mathematicians to see positive and negative integers in the real world, including the White Sox stadium...
Lesson Planet

Exploring Function Graphs

For Teachers 9th - 11th
This is comprehensive lesson that explores different types of function graphs. Young mathematicians graph each data set, describe the characteristics of the graph, and identify the type of function represented, Students also identify the...
Lesson Planet

Quadratic Formula

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Mathematicians determine the solutions of a quadratic function by looking at a graph. They use the quadratic formula to solve quadratic functions on their Ti-Nspire.
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Is It or Isn't It Proportional

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How can you tell if number relationships are proportional? Mathematicians investigate proportional relationships. They compare and contrast functions and graphs to determine the characteristics of proportional relationships, as well as...
Lesson Planet

Macaroni Math - Unit Overview

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
It's not just for lunch, mini mathematicians make use of macaroni to model addition and subtraction of numbers up to 10. They place macaroni pieces on their desk and take away to model subtraction, then write subtraction story problems....
Lesson Planet

Multi-Step Problems

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Engage your young mathematicians with this multi-step word problem worksheet. Offering five clearly written problems, this exercise challenges children to apply their critical thinking and basic arithmetic skills to a range of real world...
Lesson Planet

Is Bigger Always Better?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore rational numbers with the young mathematicians in your class. They will investigate decimals, fractions, and percents before ordering and comparing rational numbers. This multi-day unit includes differentiation activities and...
Lesson Planet

Borrowing from Our Neighbors

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Young mathematicians explore two-digit subtraction. They will investigate multiple ways to subtract numbers involving regrouping. Resources are provided.
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Exploring Equivalent Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
An extensive lesson explores equivalent fractions and is intended for three 60-minute periods. Young mathematicians compare and order fractions with like and unlike denominators. Included are worksheets, assessments, and answer sheets;...
Lesson Planet

Customary and Metric Measurement

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Through a series of worksheets, mathematicians practice with various concepts of measurement. Conveniently, the 6 pages are easily broken up for individual assignments, and seem to progress in difficulty. Math concepts include drawing...
Lesson Planet

Great Graph!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Here is a fantastic lesson counting coins, interpreting graphs, and the concept of "greater than" and "less than." Young mathematicians utilize worksheets embedded in the plan in order to practice these concepts. The worksheets are...
Lesson Planet

Make 10: Addition Strategy

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
What a brilliant way to present this topic! This presentation uses counters and an interactive techniques to show young mathematicians how to add numbers by creating groups of ten. The graphics make it easy to understand this concept....
Lesson Planet

This is Jeopardy

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Being able to estimate, understanding place value and fractions, and solving word problems are all important skills in math. This PowerPoint is a Jeopardy-style game where young mathematicians utilize all of these skills in order to win...
Lesson Planet

Who Wants to Win Millions? - Addition

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Some excellent practice in very basic addition awaits your young mathematicians in this engaging Jeopardy-style game. Pupils can earn hundreds of dollars by answering questions correctly. The categories include: Addition with pictures up...
Lesson Planet

Fractions IV - Equivalent Fractions Shirley Sides

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
An outstanding presentation on fractions and their equivalents awaits your mathematicians. They view many excellent examples of models of fractions that look different numerically, but are actually the same in value. Terrific practice...
Lesson Planet

Fractions Lesson 2 - Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is an excellent presentation on the difference between mixed numbers and improper fractions. Young mathematicians are given a clear definition of each, and the ensuing slides give lots of great practice in calculating these values....
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Fraction - Subtracting Unlike Denominators

For Teachers 4th - 6th
These presentations by Monica Yuskaitis are particularly good. In this one, she shows viewers how to deal with subtracting fractions that have unlike denominator, no small task! This is a tricky process, and this PowerPoint takes young...
1:55
Lesson Planet

Exponent example 2

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Many young mathematicians get slightly confused when they are introduced to the concept of exponents. This resource will ensure that they never get confused again. Sal explains, quite emphatically, that 6 to the 8th power is NOT the same...
4:06
Lesson Planet

Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators

For Students 5th - 7th
Your young mathematicians can solve this problem along with Sal. They will add 4/9 and 11/12 by finding a number that goes into 9 and 12 evenly. Sal fully explains the process of finding a common denominator in a very clear and...
1:29
Lesson Planet

Video: Comparing Decimals

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Use this video to show older elementary mathematicians that they can compare numbers using the same thinking that they did when they were in the first grade. Sal compares decimal numbers using the greater than and less than symbols. He...
3:56
Lesson Planet

Multiplying Fractions

For Students 5th - 9th
Multiplying fractions has never been easier than in this presentation, which demonstrates the correct way to approach a fraction multiplication problem. Experienced and struggling mathematicians alike will appreciate the way the speaker...