This FREEBIE includes a color and black and white handout to provide to teams of students engaging in the Marshmallow Challenge activity. This activity is great to use as an icebreaker or to engage students in critical thinking, cooperative learning, and innovative thinking. It can also be used to r
Fraction Flip Books that highlight fact families and equivalencies instead of order.
Fourth and Fifth grade teachers…. Stop making fraction books that put unit fractions in descending or ascending order. Instead, group those fractions in to families. Deeper learning and understanding occurs.
In this high interest, extensive assignment, students are given a three part project broken into daily tasks. The project is designed to assess the students profieciency with linear equations. They must design a water park on a coordinate plane, identify points, calculate slope, write equations, so
Using addition, subtraction, and multiplication of decimals, your students will shop 'til they drop with the Book Club Order Form. All you will need are these pages and extra Book Club Order Forms.
Students are given a budget of $200 to choose books to "buy" from the book club order form. There
Pythagorean Theorem Practice Activity
I gave my 8th grade students the opportunity to show what they have learned about the Pythagorean Theorem by illustrating a Pythagorean Theorem problem. The students really enjoyed the opportunity to do an "art" project in math, and I loved seeing all of the ha
Challenge students to build a balloon-powered car that can travel 5 feet! This STEM challenge will take your students through the engineering design process as they brainstorm, design, build, and test with a fun and engaging project. Click here for an editable STEM journal to use with distance learn
This project introduces students to a real world problem using the pythagorean theorem. Students are asked to find the perimeter of their large yard and compare price quotes from two companies who have made a bid for the job.
The work is relatively simple and is perfectly suited for Algebra I an
When introducing negative and positive integers, students often struggle with the concept of negative numbers. There is confusion about -1 being larger than -3, etc. With this activity, students will actually construct their own number lines and label numbers with the same absolute values. Students
Engage students in data analysis through use of Presidential data in this 21st Century Math Project. Students will create box and whisker, stem and leaf, histograms and scatterplot through their investigations. In the end, students will take on the inquiry question: "Do US Presidents with the most c
I created this project as a way for my 6th graders to practice their statistical skills. They loved it! They get to pretend to be epidemiologists studying a virus outbreak that is turning people into zombies. It's a fantastic way for students to see how statistics is used in the "real world" - they
Every student has a dream of the perfect vacation. Now, you can let them dream and plan away with a budget and a mix of geography, math, and even language arts! This project has students plan their dream vacation, research into the geography and climate of their dream location, "buy" plane tickets
Students will become veterinarians answering multiple mathematical questions that tie into this career.
This product is a fun way for middle school aged students to practice with constructed response style questioning while adding a real world component.
In this project students must be able to
The Checkbook Project pumps life into a classroom the way the stimulus package pumped bucks into GM. It improves test scores, inspires the entrepreneurial spirit, and even turns "thugs" into pussycats. Simply put, it's a more complex form of "class money" without the bother of handing out Monopoly b
Students choose three options by using the tic-tac-toe game. They choose a diagonal, a row, or a column for their three assessment pieces to show their understanding of surface area & volume and the relationship those two have. This can be done as an in or out of class project, extra credit, and
Hands-on geometry practice! Students demonstrate their understanding of geometric concepts in a fun way using this engaging project. Grades 3 and up. Includes standards, essential questions, and enduring understandings, and grading checklist.Great for remedial or accelerated student populations.We
Whether you choose to immerse your students in geometric solids, their vertices, faces and edges or engage them in your Geometry and Spatial Sense Standards! Vocabulary building at it's finest in the form of a dodecahedron. But honestly, you could make a Dodecahedron Globe for ANYTHING!There are thr
Students of Kara Ekstrom use their knowledge of decimal calculations and the internet to purchase gifts for family members within a budgeted amount.
Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals.
Includes specific directions, spreadsheet for student use and an easy to use scoring guide.
Interactive Notebook Organizer Pocket for All Subjects and Grades. This organizer pocket is included in all interactive notebook units by Elle Madison. Have your students cut this shape out and attach to the back of their folders. On the back of the cut out shape, use just a few tiny dots of glue in
In this Real-Life math lesson students will interpret graphs to find the story that the graph is telling and then make their own graph and story using an event in their own life. Students will love a lesson that allows them to see how math can tell a story and then relate it to stories in their own
Silence the Violence intends to take a closer look at gun violence throughout the world. Is there a correlation between gun ownership and gun violence? While this is on the news, and people argue back and forth, unfortunately there are not a lot of statistics cited.I built this project through the u
Take your class on a field trip to the Natalica Zoo! Practice adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals in this fun field trip planning activity. Includes a brochure to use with the activity and a complete lesson plan.
PLEASE RATE!!! :) In this project, students are able to have some fun before the Thanksgiving Holiday. They get to create their own recipes including the most disgusting ingredients imaginable! You will need to cover fractions, decimals, and percents for this project.
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