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426 resources with the keyterm estimation

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Using Known Facts to Multiply and Divide Mentally

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Building strong mental-math skills requires learners to have a strong number sense. They practice multiplying two and three-digit numbers in their heads using estimation or approximation. They estimate or round each number and then...
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Word Problems

For Students 5th - 7th
Upper grade and middle school learners problem solve and calculate the answers to twenty various word problems involving multiplication, and a bar graph.
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Angles, Angles, and More Angles

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Upper graders play a game where they take turns drawing an angle and estimating its measurement in order to apply their understanding of various angles. Player 1 draws an angle using a straight edge, their partner estimates the degrees...
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Third Grade Math

For Teachers 3rd
In this math worksheet, 3rd graders answer multiple choice questions about estimation, number sentences, money, and more. Students complete 25 questions.
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Measures Combined

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Use this resource to teach perimeter of regular plane shapes, measurement, rounding, and systematic problem solving skills. There are 78 complete slides and two game suggestions intended to facilitate content understanding.
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Read and Write Whole Numbers

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
This math presentation helps youngesters with reading and writing whole numbers, as well as becoming more familiar with mathematical language. They practice reading and writing large numbers, and review words such as "estimation,"...
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For Students 3rd - 5th
Learners solve four word problems about Old MacDonald where they must estimate to the nearest hundred in order to solve each problem. An example of using rounding to estimate is provided.
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Measurement and Conversion of Units in a Recipe

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In a cross-curricular measurement and literacy lesson, your class will identify and compare cooking measurement instruments. They read a recipe and sequence a set of similar instructions in which the steps have been mixed up....
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Go The Distance Car Construction

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students build and program a car to drive a specific challenge distance.They must at the end of the lesson plan, have the car that stops the closest to a challenge distance.
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Countdown Challenge: Rounding

For Students 4th - 5th
In this rounding worksheet, students identify and complete 10 different problems that include rounding various numbers to the nearest ten. First, they round each number in the first table to the nearest 10 and the numbers in the second...
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Mystery Jars

For Teachers K - 5th
This is a twist on the old "guess how many jellybeans" game. Using estimation and math skills, learners participate in a fun "mystery jars" activity, trying to make educated guesses at how many objects are in two jars. The basic activity...
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Shaking Hands - Enrichment 13.2

For Students 4th - 6th
In this estimating and actual numbers of handshakes word problem activity, students complete and use a table and the diagonals and line segments of a hexagon to solve the numbers of handshakes in groups of people. Students solve six word...
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Pumpkin Predictions

For Teachers 4th - 7th
It's time for Halloween and math! Perfect for Fall, this simple worksheet provides a grid for young mathematicians to record their predictions about a pumpkin's height, stem length, diameter, circumference, and weight. After learners...
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A Mass of Pennies

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners estimate and determine the number of cents (pennies) that are needed to equal the mass of a variety of common objects. They develop a process for measuring and explore concepts related to units of measurement.
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Clover Patch: Estimation Game

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
How many clovers will your finger touch? Using a spinner and clover patch game board (both provided), learners try to score ten points by making correct estimations of how many clovers their finger will touch on the board. The spinner...
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Frasco Misterioso

For Teachers K - 5th
Mix math into your K-5 Spanish classroom! Have young learners estimate the number of objects in different jars. Consider having one jar full of candy and giving it to the person with the best guess!
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Divisor The Great! (Divide by Two-Digit Divisors)

For Teachers 5th
Manipulatives make learning division easier! Your class will discover the difference between dividing with one- and two-digit divisors, and practice the procedures for each using the standard algorithm. They will use estimation to ensure...
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The Sum of Our Integer Intelligences

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young mathematicians explore integers. They review adding integers through engaging in mathematical labs. Each lab station is designed to reflect one of the multiple intelligences. Resources for all activities are provided.
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Operation Spaghetti

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Find the math in recipes. Young chefs will follow a recipe and investigate the total cost for materials. They measure amounts of food necessary for the recipe and compute the per person cost.
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Pumpkin Play

For Teachers K
Have you ever examined a pumpkin and estimated the number of lines it has? In this math lesson, students count the actual number of lines, record and graph the results. They investigate the circumference, weight and buoyancy of the...
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Who Wants to Win Millions: Estimation and Rounding

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Rounding numbers can be fun using this game. Learners estimate and round numbers to the tens, hundreds, and thousands using this presentation. What a clever way to review this concept.
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Who Wants to Win Millions - Estimation, Shapes, Time, Fractions

For Teachers 2nd
What a great way to have learners review concepts relating to estimation, fractions, geometric shapes, and time! They play a game called Who Wants to Win Millions in order to practice these skills. The visuals are attractive and motivating.
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What's for Dinner?

For Teachers 4th
Need a good instructional activity on estimation, and calculating monetary values? This is a instructional activity well-worth investigating. Separate your class into pairs in order to brainstorm the ways people use estimation in daily...
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For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
The two rules of rounding are expertly-covered in this math PowerPoint. Young mathematicians are instructed to look at the number to the right of the place value they must round to. If the number is 0-4, the number stays the same. If the...