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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Exit Ticket 6.EE.2

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Monitor the algebraic thinking of young mathematicians with this short exit card exercise. Providing written descriptions of three different numerical relationships, young mathematicians must create algebraic expressions representative...
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Fractions - Equal or Not

For Teachers 4th
A fabulous lesson on fractions awaits your young mathematicians. In it, learners are invited to explore the world of fractions by accessing websites that have educational activities and worksheets embedded in them. Some excellent,...
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Bye, Bye, Bye, Fraction Phobia!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young mathematicians utilize video, the internet, and hands-on learning experiences in order to recognize that fractions aren't as "scary" as they first appear, and that we use them every day in our lives. The hands-on activities in this...
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Can You Measure Up?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Here is a well-designed lesson on common standards of measurement for your young mathematicians. In it, learners calculate measurements in standard and non-standard units. They make predictions, record data, and construct and design...
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Explorations in Estimation

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Experimenting with two different techniques, oung mathematicians estimate how many little things fit into a bigger thing. They watch and discuss a short video, conduct the two estimates, one by weight and one by volume, and record the...
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Multiplying Fractions

For Teachers 3rd
Young mathematicians use pieces of paper that they have folded into fraction strips in order to visually see how fractions with different numerators and denominators can still be equivalent to each other. This is one of the more...
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How Big Can a Bee Be?

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Mathematicians analyze the relationships between surface area and volume. They conduct Internet research, conduct various experiments, record the data in a spreadsheet, and graph the results and compare the rate of increase of surface...
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A Human Number Line: Teacher Notes

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Twenty-one pieces of tagboard can lead your class to a greater understanding of integers when you use them to form a human number line. After creating this math tool, two strategies for adding and subtracting will have your...
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Math Investigations 2

For Teachers 2nd
Young mathematicians practice measuring and graphing skills while working in groups to measure objects found in the classroom. Using their measurements, they create one bar graph displaying the lengths and another displaying the widths.
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Life-Sized Drawing

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Ocean explorers or mathematicians research the wreck of the CSS H.L. Hunley. They investigate the actual dimensions of the Hunley using math and measuring skills. Afterward, they sketch a large scale drawing of the submarine outdoors on...
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Number Sense and Numeration: Multiples, Factors and Square Roots

For Students 6th - 8th
A great resource for any math teacher covering multiples, factors or square roots; this worksheet walks young mathematicians through the logic behind factoring and square roots with a systematic set of problems which gradually increase...
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Math Crossword Puzzle x 7

For Students 3rd
Here is a valuable math worksheet. Young mathematicians solve ten multiplication problems and then write the products as words to solve a crossword puzzle. All of the facts are from the seven times family.
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Measuring the Measuring Tool Lab

For Students 5th - 9th
Novice mathematicians are challenged to measure parts of their desks using paper clips, tongue depressors, pencils, and pens as the measuring tools. Then, they must answer 8 questions about their process of measurement with these...
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Algebra Practice: Equations With Rational Numbers

For Students 4th - 7th
Young mathematicians solve 12 equations, determine operations performed and solve 2 test prep questions. Houghton Mifflin text is referenced.
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Dr. Dee Vision's Famous Crossword

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Here is a multiple-digit division instructional activity 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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....
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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...
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Two-Digit Inequalities

For Students 1st - 2nd
Youthful mathematicians compare 15 pairs of 2-digit numbers (between 10 and 50) by writing the symbol for greater than, less than, or equal to in a box. Offer your students unit cubes and 10-rods to visualize and make concrete the...