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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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...
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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.
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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;...
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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...
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Dingo!Dingo!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
An engaging literary game called "Dingo," is here for your young mathematicians. Dingo is a game which is played with dice. The first team of students to remove all of the numbers on the game board are declared the winners. To remove a...
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Area of Parallelograms and Triangles

For Teachers 6th
Using an Excel spreadsheet, young mathematicians calculate the area of triangles and parallelograms. This is a creative way to have them practice this concept. Not only do they learn how to use Excel, they also practice calculating the...
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Math in Art-Fractions, Percentages, and Decimals

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Your creative mathematicians will enjoy this unique lesson that combines math with art. They will create a vibrant design on a 10" by 10" grid, using pre-cut squares from colored paper. After completing their art project, individuals...
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Open-Ended Problem Solving - Math

For Teachers 6th
If you are looking for an end-of-the-year math assessment, then this lesson could be for you! Your mathematicians are assessed on their ability to solve difficult, multi-step word problems that take quite a bit of thought and...
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Coin Connections

For Teachers K - 1st
A wonderful lesson on identifying the penny, nickel, dime, and quarter awaits your young mathematicians. They engage in a multi-session lesson which allows them to practice using the values of each coin in worksheets and activities...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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Money Review: Worksheet 1

For Students 3rd - 6th
Challenge your class to twelve multiple choice problems, where they must choose the sequence of money amounts that are correctly listed from least to greatest and vice-versa. There are also eight other problems for mathematicians to fill...
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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...
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Jeopardy - 2nd Grade

For Teachers 2nd
Here is a terrific, Jeopardy-style game that is designed for 2nd graders. The topics are: time,money, addition, subtraction, and solve for n. Obviously the focus is on math, and each slide presents a problem that is perfectly suited for...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Factoring Perfect Square Trinomials

For Students 9th - 11th
Introduce young mathematicians to the concept of factoring trinomials with perfect squares. This descriptive video provides a meaningful explanation of the factoring process. Each step is carefully written out in various colors during...
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Hoops - Grade 3 Math Benchmark Review

For Teachers 3rd
Learners usually love these Jeopardy-style games. In this one, many of the 3rd grade math benchmarks are covered. The categories are: multiplication, number sense, place value, geometry, and problem solving. All sorts of math is...
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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...