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Math: Chess Lesson Plans

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Have you ever thought about introducing chess to your pupils but didn't know how to begin? Here is a 10-day plan for helping novice chess players with everything from learning the names of the pieces and their layout on the board, to the...
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Chess Math

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students review angles. In this geometry lesson, students become chess players on a floor chess board. When they make a move, they need to identify the angle of their movement. In the lesson plan it says the "degree" of the angle,...
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How is Chess Played?

For Teachers K - 12th
Students discover how to play chess. In this how is chess played lesson, students examine the rules, vocabulary, and tactics of the game of chess. 
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Chess Lesson Plans

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students discover the game of chess. For this critical thinking lesson, students learn the rules for each chess piece and the game as a whole. Students use critical thinking, problem solving, logic, and reasoning skills to improve their...
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Chess Club

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
When the membership in a chess club changes, it is your mathematicians' job to find out how many boys and girls are attending and the percent change from last year. The activity provides a great compound problem finding the different...
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Checkmate: What is the History of Chess?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a timeline.  For this history of chess lesson, students use the Internet to examine the chess history timeline.  Students read books on the history of chess, answer questions and create a timeline using a software...
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Through the Looking-Glass Chess: Create Your Own Games!

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research chess in relation to the metaphors in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass. They read the novel and note references to chess and research the history of chess and how to play the game. In groups, they create...
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The Art of Chess

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discover the history of the most popular board game in the world, chess.  In this model building lesson, students create their own chess pieces using a theme they have decided on and clay modeling pieces.  Students investigate...
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Checkmate: Chess, and the connection to the Middle Ages

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students investigate the different aspects of Medieval Times and the connection to chess.  In this world history lesson, students complete a chart answering questions about the lifestyles of men and women in the Medieval Times.  Students...
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Executive Government: Executive Decision Making

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners make executive decisions. In this Social Studies lesson, students explore the concept of executive decisions through a game of chess. Learners role play a year-level formal plan and implementation.
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Check Mate

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students share opinions about the goals and strategies of the games they play. They investigate the World Chess Championship by reading and discussion the article "In Major League of Chess, Next Year Comes So Soon." Students study the...
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Checkmate

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students start identifying the cause and effect relationships in games of Chess. Using the internet, they research the history of the game and how the roles for each of the pieces. They develop a skit based on the roles and...
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Chess: A Game or Rules of Society

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify the social classes of medieval Europe, and utilize the chess board and pieces to explain their relationship to each other.
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The Power of One - Math in a Different Angle

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
In this 2-day lesson focused on exponents, middle schoolers will cross the curriculum by engaging in science, history and language arts activities. Exponential growth will be explored using grains of rice on a chess board. Exponential...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 3

For Teachers 10th Standards
Few works of literature capture the complex relationships between mothers and daughters like Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club. Tenth graders read "Rules of the Game," which describes Waverly's youth in chess tournaments, and compare the way...
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The Mudders: Advanced Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A secret game of chess kicks off a story of three very good friends. Critical analysis of a humorous piece is the catalyst for a wonderful writing challenge where the class takes on the task of writing with purpose, vivid language, and...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 1

For Teachers 10th Standards
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan is a illustrative source of rich prose, deep character development, and strong literary themes. Use two of the key chapters of the book, which focus on Waverly's relationship with chess and with her mother,...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 4

For Teachers 10th Standards
Vivid quotes and strong sensory language compose Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club, bringing the women to life as they navigate through issues surrounding identity and maternal relationships. Examine Waverly's relationship with her mother...
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Lesson 3: Voice

For Teachers 6th Standards
Explore voice in writing with the story Chess Rumble. After examining the character's voice to understand the character better, sixth graders analyze and discuss the dialect, tone, and descriptive language used. A good way to focus on...
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Tic Tac Toe, Get Off My Toes

For Teachers 4th
Why is conflict resolution such an important skill to learn? Pupils explore the topic, playing an adapted Tic-tac-toe game. Two class teams are tasked with finding a win-win solution to a hypothetical conflict before adding their X or O...
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To Infinity: A Numbers Game

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore number values by participating in a class game. In this number sense lesson, students utilize dice, cards, and chess pieces to move their piece closer to the end of a number line, the point of infinity. Students answer...
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Mum's Kitchen Floor

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss patterns on a chess board examining symmetries. They read the problem and then brainstorm for ways to solve the problem. As they complete the floor pattern, they record symmetries that it contains.
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Exponential Growth Introduced

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students study exponential growth in problems using chess boards and grains of rice. For this exponential growth lesson, students watch a video about a chess wager and complete an exponential growth worksheet. Students then complete a...
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Experience and Perspective

For Teachers 6th Standards
Sixth graders make connections between past experiences and perspective. They read Keeping the Night Watch by Hope Anita Smith. Then, they analyze a character's history and state the past experiences that form their perspective. In the...

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