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Global Water Supply Elementary School Curriculum

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Water is the focus of an interdisciplinary unit that brings awareness to its daily use around the world and the importance of conservation. Worksheets challenge scholars to match words and definitions, trace, complete a maze, and solve a...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target G

For Teachers 6th Standards
Making money and saving money turn into high interest topics for sixth graders. Grade 6 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows use these topics in a presentation with math practice problems. The questions require applying knowledge of algebraic...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target F

For Teachers 6th Standards
Why does one person need 58 peaches; isn't that a bit excessive? This classic math dilemma offers pupils a chance to turn a word problem into an algebraic equation. Grade 6 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows includes this problem as part of a...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target E

For Teachers 6th Standards
When US citizens travel throughout the world, they often need to know how to convert temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celsius. Young mathematicians practice applying the formula as well as other algebraic equations as part of a...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target D

For Teachers 6th Standards
Elevation often confuses people due to a misunderstanding of negative numbers. Scholars practice applied elevation problems in addition to absolute value and coordinate pair questions. Each slide presents one question to help pupils...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target B

For Teachers 6th Standards
Are you tired of hearing "When am I ever going to need to use this in real life?" Cooking word problems, in addition to other math work, answer the question easily. Grade 6 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows offers eight problems reinforcing...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target A

For Teachers 6th Standards
Only in math problems do people buy 18 cans of tennis balls and no one wonders why. Scholars solve for the number of total tennis balls given the ratio of balls per can. This and other ratio word problems in a PowerPoint from Grade 6...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Claim 2

For Students 6th Standards
They claim there are problems on the assessment. The presentation provides 13 questions that demonstrate the problem-solving claim for Smarter Balanced assessments. Teachers use the resource to provide examples of problem-solving...
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Functional Maths Questions

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Dang, it's a word problem! Pupils address a variety of word problems that involve knowledge of proportions and geometric topics. The General Certificate of Secondary Education review problems require determining costs based on area...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Claim 2

For Teachers 8th Standards
Math can be a problem in eighth grade. Sample items show how problem solving exists within the eighth grade standards. Part of the Gr. 8 Claim 2 - 4 Item Slide Shows series, the presentation contains eight items to illustrate the...
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Loci Part 3

For Students 8th - 11th
How do you use a scale drawing to find the region in a lake where a treasure is located? The narrator of a short video problem identifies three criteria to determine the location of the treasure. Using a compass and ruler, he determines...
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Write and Simplify a Variable Expression for Age (ax+b)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Age is just a number. The resource develops a multi-step expression to represent a person's age. Using the video, the presenter creates expressions for the age of four different people that build upon each other. The final age requires...
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Writing Basic Algebraic Expressions (Example 2)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Just how much farther? A helpful video provides an example in determining an algebraic expression involving distance traveled. Graphics provide an illustration to demonstrate how to find the remaining distance to travel given a known...
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A Charlie Brown Christmas Study Guide

For Teachers K - 6th
Bring A Charlie Brown Christmas to social studies, language arts, math, science, and art class! Learners ponder the meaning of Christmas trees, write about Christmas during the original release of the television special, research holiday...
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Happy Birthday to . . . Two?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How many people do you need in a room before two likely share the same birthday? Scholars consider this puzzle by analyzing a set of data. They ponder how to divide the data and determine the proper size of a group for this event to...
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Sweethearts Candy

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Sweethearts® candies are a beloved Valentine's Day treat—so much so that eight billion hearts are produced every year around the world! Learners use number sense reasoning and critical thinking to solve nine word problems about the...
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Winter Multiplication and Division Problem Solving Task Cards

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
A set of 18 winter-themed multiplication and division word problems is perfect for your math centers right before the holidays. Each problem is numbered and represented on a task card. Young mathematicians write their answers on a...
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Pumpkin Puzzler

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Light the Halloween festivities with an exercise that connects math, physical science, and language arts. After watching a demonstration of a burning candle, learners use division, multiplication, or algebra to determine how many boxes...
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Single Bar Graphs: Cupcakes

For Students 7th - 12th
What is a little cake among friends? Given the relationship between the number of cupcakes five friends have, pupils create a bar graph. The learners answer questions about the graph and adjust the graph if one friend shares some of his...
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Finding a Percent of a Number

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Use the knowledge of multiplying fractions to find a percent of a number. The video builds the process to find the percent of a number by recalling that the word of in fraction problems meant to multiply. Finding the percent of a number...
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Boys and Girls, Variation 2

For Students 1st Standards
How many ways can you make the number 9? Use a task that has pupils thinking about the many different ways a classroom of nine can be made up of boys and girls.
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Boys and Girls, Variation 1

For Students 1st Standards
Given a certain amount of boys and certain amount of girls, how many children are there total in the class? Assess learners' ability to use addition and subtraction strategies when solving word problems.
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The Pet Snake

For Students 1st Standards
Assess how long the class pet snake grew and how long it was when it started growing with a short instructional activity. Learners use addition and subtraction strategies with measurements to answer three questions.
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Maria’s Marbles

For Students 1st Standards
Ali has more marbles than Maria in some of these word problems, while in others Maria has more marbles than Ali. First graders are tasked to read each word problem and solve how many marbles each girl has.