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Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

Examples of Social and Emotional Learning in Elementary Mathematics Instruction

For Teachers K - 6th
A 12-page document lists an abundance of math-related activities that boost social and emotional topics; self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making.  
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Math Learning Center

Grade 1 Supplement Set A3 - Number and Operations: Addition and Subtraction on the Number Line

For Teachers 1st Standards
Hop your way through a mathematical equation with your first grade class as they learn the idea of moving up and down the number line. Adding and subtracting like little frogs is an engaging and clever way to teach/reinforce this concept.
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Blogger

Problem Solving Strategies

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Eight mini-posters remind your math class of strategies to try when attacking a problem. Print each one on a different brightly colored piece of paper, laminate, and post in your classroom for year-long reference. Strategies...
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Curated OER

Population and Food Supply

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What does it mean for something to grow exponentially, and how does that compare to linear growth? This activity tries to help learners gain an understanding of these concepts while modeling real-world problems. Linear and exponential...
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Lesson Planet Article
Curated OER

Take Math Shopping!

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Percents, estimation, and comparative analysis become more understandable when they are used in-context at the grocery store.
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Curated OER

Word Problems

For Students 3rd - 4th
Here is a very nice resource that presents 12 math word problems suitable for third and fourth graders. All four of the basic operations are used in these one-step problems. An answer key is provided on page two. This would make a very...
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Curated OER

Pizza Fractions

For Students 3rd - 4th
Students are introduced to fractions by completing 2 pages of problems with a pizza theme. They complete a chart where they name the fractional part they see in pizzas, then shade the pizzas to solve 1o word problems.
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DK Publishing

Real-life Word Problems, Part 5

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Bring these four word problems to your second grade class to reinforce addition, subtraction, and money math. The problems provide space to write out the proper equations, as well as separate areas to fill in the answers. Use these...
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Curated OER

What is the Importance of Developing Job Skills?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Financial literacy is the way to teach! The class works in small groups to discover the relationship between education and income level. They use their math and problem-solving skills to complete two different activities. They work out a...
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DK Publishing

Tricky Word Problems, Part 2 - Choosing the Operation

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Can your learners figure out which equation to solve? Use this resource to challenge your third graders with word problems involving the four operations. Each problem has a section to write the answer, but pupils will need to write out...
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Worksheet
DK Publishing

Real-life Word Problems, Part 4

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Bring math to real life with this review resource! With five word problems on bars of chocolate, boxes of tissues, and bottles of lemonade, this is an excellent way for fourth graders to apply their math knowledge to real life scenarios....
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DK Publishing

Real-Life Word Problems, Part 6

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Bring math alive with these five word problems. Using multiplication and division in a space for writing equations, fourth graders solve the word problems and practice writing out the answers in a separate area. Helpful as either a...
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Illuminations

Circumference and Areas of Circles

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Middle and high schoolers listen to a scenario about a puppy and use the scenario to develop formulas in order to find the area of a circle. In this circumference lesson, pupils understand how to find the radius, diameter, area of a...
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Curated OER

Nothing But Problems

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Here is a fabulous lesson plan on problem solving in the mathematical world. In it, third and fourth graders get lots of great coaching on how to approach word problems, and how to best find a solution. They watch an episode of Reading...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Gotcha Covered, Pardner!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young geometers use the interactive website Cyberchase to practice calculating both area and perimeter. Real world problems encourage learners to discover that we use math each and every day. 
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Pizza Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Everyone loves pizza! Learners define fractions and use manipulatives to calculate fractions. Kids cut circles to represent various fractional parts of a pizza. Some accommodations are included. 
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PPT
Curated OER

Problem Solving: Draw a Diagram

For Teachers 4th - 5th
This problem solving PowerPoint presents a detailed, logical sequence of steps to follow in order to solve a story problem. The thinking processes described are given in text and represented by a visual model. After discussing the...
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Curated OER

Right Place, Right Time

For Students 4th - 6th
In this right place, right time worksheet, students read train timetables and apply the information to answer math word problems. Students solve eight word problems.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Smiling at Two Digit Multiplication!

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
How do I solve a two-digit multiplication problem? Your class tackles this question by walking through problem solving methods. They first investigates and applies traditional multiplication methods, and they then compare those with...
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Curated OER

"Andy Works for Charity"

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore a real-word math problem with your class. Strengthen their problem-solving strategies by coming up with an answer to a money question. They work in groups to determine the answer. Also, they share with the class the various...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 10: Overview

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Third graders use strips of paper to find equivalent fractions. They will fold paper into thirds and shade 2/3 of the paper. Then fold the same paper in six parts and predict how many parts will be shaded. They will repeat again folding...
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Curated OER

Half Math Quilt

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Help your third graders become familiar with equivalent fractions for one-half by having them create a quilt. They will use triangles to create a quilt of equivalent fractions over a period of 6 days. As they create the quilt pieces they...
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Curated OER

Whole Number and Decimal Place Value

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Practice real-world application of decimals by viewing the U.S. National Debt Clock online and discussing the level of outstanding debt. A skit, vocabulary, and various other resources are available.
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Curated OER

Fractions, Decimals, and Percents Got You Down? "Tri" This!

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Have your class design their own mathematical study aids. Learners collaborate in groups on the design of tri-fold presentation describing the relationships between mathematical computations. Then, they write a business letter to the...