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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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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 plan, pupils understand how to find the radius, diameter, area of a...
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Nothing But Problems

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Here is a fabulous instructional activity 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...
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Right Place, Right Time

For Students 4th - 6th
In this right place, right time activity, students read train timetables and apply the information to answer math word problems. Students solve eight word problems.
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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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Break It Apart: Multiplication Strategies

For Teachers 4th Standards
Reinforce multiplication strategies with a lesson that examines a word problem and the distributive property. Mathematicians work collaboratively to solve the problem, create a poster with their solution, and share their preferred method...
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Determine a Basic Piecewise Defined Function

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Not all functions have the same equation throughout. Learners see a word problem that requires more than one equation to model the situation. The video from the Mathispower4u Algebra 1 series introduces the concept of piecewise defined...
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Forming and Solving Equations

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Age becomes a problem. Learners see how to set up and solve age word problems. The video goes through two examples of word problems relating the ages of people. The first example uses the relationship between the ages of two people and...
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Find an Age Given An Average Age and Relationship Between Two Ages (Example)

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Apply solving linear equations to averages. A helpful video presents an average age problem given two unknown ages. Pupils learn how to set up the problem from the given information. They see how the equation is reduced to a two-step...
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Polynomial Subtraction Application - Length (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Cut a piece of molding by subtracting polynomials. Pupils watch a video as the presenter works through an example of a word problem involving the subtraction of polynomials. The problem involves finding the remaining length of a piece of...
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Exploring Types of Variation Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Create a variable list of problems. Groups come up with four scenarios. Each situation represents different types of variation, direct, inverse, joint, and combined. Teams then generate questions about their contextual problems for...
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Class Fundraising Committee

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Given the task of coming up with a fundraiser, small groups determine the type of fundraiser to hold and restraints on the number of participants. The classmates create inequalities to represent the constraints and graph the solution to...
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Proportions to Find Percents: Bag of Candy

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Proportions and percents are the focus of an interactive designed to boost math proficiency. Five questions challenge participants to solve candy-themed word problems. A color-coded tool with moveable parts assists mathematicians in the...
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Comparison of Unit Rates: Drive Away

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Five questions make up an interactive that challenges mathematicians to compare unit rates. Word problems question scholars about two friends going on a road trip. Scholars manipulate two cars on a coordinate plane to help solve word...
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Prices Involving Discounts: Save Money with Coupons!

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Nine questions make up an interactive that challenges scholars to identify new prices after discounts. Question types include fill in the blank and multiple choice. A fully-functional tool assists participants in solving word problems....
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Multiplication of Whole Numbers by Fractions: Multiplication of Fractions by Whole Numbers

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
An interactive challenges mathematicians to multiply fractions by whole numbers. A model provides a clear visual aid in preparing whole numbers to be multiplied. Six questions include multiple-choice, fill in the blank, short answer, and...
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Products of Two Fractions: Blocks

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Five questions make up an interactive designed to boost the multiplication of fraction skills. An assortment of color-coded fraction blocks assists participants to find the right answer. Question types include multiple-choice and fill in...
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A Charlie Brown Christmas

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Charlie Brown may not feel the Christmas spirit this year, but your elementary students can use the season to practice important cross-curricular skills! A set of worksheets and activities based on A Charlie Brown Christmas guide apply...
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Halloween Activities: Grades K-2nd

For Students K - 2nd
If your class is looking for word problems, reading excerpts, grammar games, and fun trivia in their trick-or-treat bags, they'll find it all and more with a Halloween-themed set of worksheets! Three pages of holiday exercises are a...
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Halloween Activities: Grades 3rd-6th

For Students K - 2nd
Planning Halloween curriculum doesn't have to be scary! Check out a set of worksheets that include reading excerpts, word problems, grammar activities, and engaging Halloween trivia that is perfect for your October lesson planning.
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Direct Variation Applications

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
What would I weigh there? A video uses the relationship of the weight of an astronaut on Earth and the moon to create a direction variation equation. Using the created equation, pupils find the weight of any astronaut on the moon.
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Linear Equations in Standard Form

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Get in line to explore linear equations. Young mathematicians learn all about linear equations in standard form. An informative video covers writing equations in standard form, using the standard form to graph linear equations, and...
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Integers: Tiling a Chessboard with Dominoes

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Ten questions make up an interactive all about integers. Scholars answer multiple choice, short answer, and discussion questions using a 4x4 chessboard and dominoes.
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John's Trip Disneyland

For Students 5th Standards
It all adds up to one. Pupils solve several items that involve finding sums of fractions in relationship to a whole. The assessment task uses fractions with unlike denominators to determine the amount of a tank of gas and the amount of...