Lesson Plan
Pennsylvania Department of Education

#### Analyzing Numeric and Geometric Patterns of Paper Pool

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use concrete and pictorial representation of geometric patterns to extend patterns. In this geometric patterns lesson plan, students identify patterns and extend them.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Comparing Fractions with Objects and Pictures

For Teachers 3rd
Scholars will compare fractions using objects and pictures. They view pre-made pictures and concrete objects of fractions. Then use small white boards to draw pictorial representations of fractions.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Tiles, Blocks, Sapphires & Gold: Designing a Treasure Map

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young cartographers in groups hide treasure at school and then create a map to find it using pattern blocks and tiles. They make paintings with clues to create a visual representation of the location of their treasure. Groups present...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Rolling Number Sentences

For Teachers K
Budding mathematicians investigate how to write number sentences using the Roll-the-Dice tool in "Kid Pix". They correlate the dots on the dice to numbers and then learn to use the addition and equal symbols to write number sentences....
Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

#### Distance and Midpoint Formulas

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Small groups work through two guided activities to derive the distance and midpoint formulas for the coordinate plane. The activities begin with concrete examples and move to abstract.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Multiplication Word Problems Using Different Representations

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students solve multiplication word problems by using base 10 blocks and drawing pictures. In this multiplication lesson plan, students also write a reflection of their work.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Solve Story Problems: Sold! A Mathematics Adventure

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young mathematicians listen to the book Sold!: A Mathematics Adventure by Nathan Zimelman where they encounter ways to solve story problems. They then create and solve start unknown addition and subtraction equations. Resource builds in...
Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

#### Solve for the Unknown

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
How can shapes help solve literal equations? Scholars first learn to replace variables with shapes to aid in solving literal equations. A worksheet of practice problems helps hone the skill.
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Creating Division Stories

For Students 6th Standards
Create your own adventure story ... well, not really. The fifth lesson in a 21-part series has pairs create story contexts for division problems. The lesson presents a step-by-step process for pupils to follow in writing such stories.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Equal Shmequal by Virginia Kroll

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students read a book and complete exercises to explore the meaning of 'equals.' For this equal numbers lesson, students brainstorm the meaning of equals and read a story about the topic. Students use manipulatives to study balance and...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Crafty Fractions

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study fractions. In this fractions lesson, 4th graders define fraction-related vocabulary words. Students use beads to study fractions. Students draw shapes to study fraction equivalency and brainstorm fractions they use...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### George and Sam Save for a Present

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders develop their algebraic thinking by recognizing a variety of patterns using concrete objects, numbers, tables, and pictures. For this George and Sam Save for a present lesson, 3rd graders communicate their mathematical...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Students Multiply Polynomials

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Factor polynomial functions that have two and three terms. Using Algeblocks, your class will create models to show their understanding of these concepts.
Assessment
Noyce Foundation

#### Boxes

For Teachers 6th Standards
Teach your class to think outside the box. Scholars use the concept of equality to solve a problem in the assessment task. They determine how to use a scale to identify the one box out of a set of nine boxes that is heavier than the others.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Investigation - Dressing the Baby

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders complete an inquiry activity to determine how many combinations they can make using cut-outs of tops and bottoms. In this combinations and organized lists table, 2nd graders work with three colored cut-outs of tops and...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Book Title: Ten Flashing Fireflies

For Teachers K
This lesson engages learners in a variety of activities to build 1 to 1 correspondence, estimation, and problem solving skills. They discuss problem solving strategies, hear the story Ten Flashing Fireflies, compose their own word...
Lesson Plan
Alabama Learning Exchange

#### Mix it Up! Exploring the Commutative and Associative Properties of Addition

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Examine commutative and associative properties with your class. They'll explore the relationships between addition and subtraction and investigate patterns as they solve addition problems. Links to an assessment and a table game are...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Doghouses, Doors and Design

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners engage in active problem solving as they create a design for a doghouse.They work in collaborative groups to complete their task. In addition, they explore numerical problems and develop unique strategies to assist them with...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Fractions

For Teachers 1st
First graders create fraction creatures by using 1 inch squares of construction paper. In this fractions lesson plan, 1st graders name the fractions within their whole creatures.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Junk Yard Math

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the process of place value and subtraction through regrouping and borrowing exercises. Several activities using manipulatives are utilized in the lesson.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Review for the Algebra One SOLs

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students review the standards for Algebra I. Using the text, they discover two problems that match each standard and solve them showing all steps on paper. They create a PowerPoint slide for each problem and go through the correct...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Technology Literacy Challenge Grant Learning Unit

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore counting and classification. They sort leaves, create graphs, write sentences for the data in the graphs, develop graphs for shapes, favorite animals, birthdays, and participate in a die prediction game.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Meba Math (K-1)

For Teachers K - 1st
Students work with counters and math mats to demonstrate number concepts. In this number concept lesson, students use cubes and configuration cards to show more or less than given numbers.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Balanced Or Unbalanced

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use physical models and graphs in order to solve problems that have their origin in the real world that require algebraic thinking. The words are changed into equations and inequalities in order to be solved. This requires...