Teaching Math Teacher Resources

Math history, stories, teacher strategies and resources, manipulatives, and common core math information are some of the fabulous resources included in this section that speaks to and empowers the teacher to invigorate learning for learners.
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Controlling Robots

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners conduct extensive activities in relation to computers and robots.  In this hands-on lesson, students explore how electronics work, create robots, and study binary codes.
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Line Of Best Fit: Feet & Forearms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students actively find the line of best fit. They gather their own data and then use a calculator to find the line of best fit, as well as the equation. They see how to use the TI 81 calculator in order to find the line of best fit.
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Track Your Trip

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders are shown how to read a map and identify key cities, landmarks, rivers, state boundaries, and train routes. They solve basic mathematical problems. Students reivew the componets of a map legend. They are asked to find...
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Stories That Really Add Up

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students, in groups, develop math lessons for younger students that each stems from a popular student story. Group members individually develop lessons for other subject areas based on their group's story, creating interdisciplinary units.
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A is for Area, B is for Billion

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students use important math vocabulary by creating an illustrated storybook. They become familiar with the mathematics terms they encounter on a standardized test and connect these words to the world around them.
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Shel Silverstein Poetry Math

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete math computation with Shel Silverstein poetry. In this poetry lesson, 5th graders listen or read certain poems that have numbers in them. They add up the numbers throughout the poem and answer other math related...
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The Night Before Christmas Graph

For Teachers 1st
First graders graph their favorite The Night Before Christmas books. In this graphing lesson plan students listen to several versions of the the same story, The Night Before Christmas. The students each choose their favorite version and...
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Math in Your Life

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine how math fits into everyday lives by writing mathematical word problems and answering them. Middle schoolers will also practice their test taking skills utilizing different kinds of tests.
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Math Lesson Plan Using Jelly Beans and Graphing to Understand Fractions

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify fractional parts of a whole. In this fractions lesson, 5th graders are given jelly beans to sort and graph by color. Students identify what fractions specific colors represent. There is a worksheet included with...
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Roll Seven!

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Roll Seven is a fun and engaging dice game that encourages the use of mental math.
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Cyber Currency, Currently

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students participate in online currency activities. In this currency lesson plan, students complete 6 activities which include online resources. They learn about bartering, monetary systems, foreign currency, stores, selling items, and...
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Animals Of Florida

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students study about animals and their habitats, their environments, their young and their diets. They participate on a field trip to a local spring to take digital pictures of the environment the animals live in, what they eat and then...
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"Mastering Math Vocabulary" of Prime and Composite Numbers

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore prime numbers by utilizing Venn Diagrams. In this number sense lesson, 6th graders examine mathematical sentences and define mathematical vocabulary terms. Students sort various prime and composite numbers using a...
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Math & Science

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students are introduced to techniques to help with with math and science. In groups, they use a worksheet to discover how to count money. As a class, they watch a PowerPoint to define terms associated with science. To end the lesson,...
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Layered book for math concepts

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students make a layered book to be used as a reference tool for math lessons.
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Shel Silverstein Poetry Math

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the connection between poetry and math by reading poems that involve numbers.  In this Shel Silverstein poetry math instructional activity, 5th graders listen to 5 poems read aloud and discuss how math was used in...
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Place Value

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice place value by completing problems that allow them to group 10 items together to create groups of 10 and see what is left over. In this place value lesson plan, 1st graders use cups to put 10 items in them, and...
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Odd and Even Numbers

For Teachers 1st
First graders read the book A Wish for Wings That Work and count the pictures in the book to identify odd and even numbers of items. In this odd and even lesson plan, 1st graders use the birds in the books as number counters, and reread...
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The Night Before Christmas Graph

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore mathematics by reading a holiday story. In this data graphing instructional activity, 1st graders read different copies of the book The Night Before Christmas and discuss which is their favorite. Students create bar...
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Odd and Even Numbers

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice number identification by reading a story in class. In this number sense lesson, 1st graders read the story A Wish for Wings that Work and identify objects within the book's photographs. Students count the number of...
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Knit and Crochet in the Classroom

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students examine the materials needed to knitting and crocheting, In this knitting and crocheting lesson, students research the natural fibers used to make materials to knit and crochet. Students discover the plants we need to create...
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Make Your Own Thermometer

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students recognize the concept of temperature, including degrees, and the melting and freezing process. In this 1st - 2nd grade lesson plan, students identify the temperature of various objects, as well as create their own paper...
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Monster Math Reading Lesson

For Teachers K
Students listen to the story "Monster Math". After the story, different manipulatives related to the story are shown to the class and the students solve various math problems given by the teacher.
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Geometry

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars are introduced to the basics of Geometry. Using cutout shapes, they identify whether they are polygons by using the properties of polygons. They practice drawing shapes they are going to be using on an everyday basis and...