A comprehensive proportions product! Everything you need to introduce students to proportion concepts and ensure they understand and retain them! This product addresses sixth, seventh, and eighth grade common core standards, but can also be used for advanced f
Students love to learn about themselves. Use this short study of observable variation of hereditary traits to engage your students to collect, analyze, and interpret relevant data. They then use that data as evidence to construct explanations. Teacher's guide, scoring rubric, science notes for read
While reading the story, have your children fill out how much money Alexander loses at each encounter. At the end, have them add all the money to make sure Alexander hasn't lost track of some. They may use number grids, calculators, or coins! :) Enjoy!
For Common Core standards in second grade math, students are to learn how arrays can help them to solve repeated addition word problems. This lesson plan uses candy in a fun learning experience. The students learn how to make an array from a given repeated addition problem. This will prepare them
A comprehensive rate and unit rate product! Everything you need to introduce students to rate concepts and ensure they understand and retain them! This product addresses sixth, seventh, and eighth grade common core standards, but can also be used for advanced fifth grade students. Follow these in
In this product you will find:
Great for an Explain lesson. Walk student through 6 multiplication problems and how to solve using base 10 blocks. Interactive recording sheet attached.
QR Task Cards
20 task cards with recording sheet
Answer Key Included
Elapsed Time Task Cards has 3 centers to practice time, time elapse, and problem solving skills. A total of 48 task cards included! All task cards are to the nearest 5 minute interval.
The 1st set includes 12 Task Cards to figure out what time 3 activities will be. Students need to figure the amo
How about a delicious math activity to teach the distributive property? In this STEM lesson, students learn about the distributive property using tasty M&Ms. Includes instructions, student worksheets, and CCSS for math.
Review these 8 Mathematical practices with your class as a great beginning of the year activity, as an intervention tool or as a study skills helper. Your students will love referencing it all year!
Give them the skills and the
Tools to help them persevere!
Also included in this set are 8 poste
These notes, in the style of a graphic organizer, can be used to introduce simple and compound interest. Students will practice modeling financial word problems using the two different formulas. This resource includes examples and "You-Dos" (student practice problems).
Complete lesson! Answer key i
This real life application will help your students practice finding prices after taxes, tips, and discounts. Transform your classroom into a restaurant with these easy to follow guidelines, menu, and student worksheets. Invite younger students to visit and be your customers (they will have the opp
This is an activity and game that teaches data collection, analysis, and constructing box and whisker plots. The method used to collect data can be applied to many other lessons that require data sets. The students play a game to test how "greedy" they are when collecting points and deciding whether
Transformations - Geometry Transformations Reflections Notes and Assignment
This is a set of notes meant to introduce the concepts of transformations and the first transformation - - a reflection. Included in this product your will find:
A set of teacher notes that covers
Another Friday Math lesson for hands-on learning across several Common Core Standards . . . at least 22 standards from 2nd to 6th grade: multiplication, division, decimals, area, geometry arrays, expressing ratios, public speaking and listening, and more!
In this lesson, students apply math skil
Transformations - Geometry Transformations Translations Notes and Assignment
This is a set of notes meant to teach the concept of the transformations created by translations.
Included in this product your will find:
A set of teacher notes that covers:
Your students will feel like doctors or nurses when they complete this balancing equations activity. This is a basic lesson for those beginning to balance equations. The process is hands on for those who struggle with this concept. This lesson is easy to differentiate!
These 2" X 4" labels take each Common Core 6th Grade Math standards and organizes it so they can be used in lesson plans, on folders, in your teachers book, or any way you can imagine to make sure each standard is covered and help keep everything organized.
If you want to print these labels, you
This project combines concepts of mathematics and economics, and allows differentiation and individualized student creativity. It is perfect for extending student learning, or reviewing concepts from the year.
Students are initially given "$10,000" in which to invest in a farm. They are initiall
This project is designed to provide your students with a glimpse of what it is like to be an adult. They will have a career and earn money every day. During the simulation the students are treated as adults; they have responsibilities, such as making sure they have food to eat, a warm safe place to
Subtract fractions while regrouping through this colorful power point from Catch My Products. The lesson uses pictures of pizza to explain how to borrow in order to subtract fractions with like denominators. Students are able to observe the skill in a simplified form and then to practice what they l
Best practices in Common Core Standards, gifted education and 21st Century Learning Skills . . .
This cross-curricular applied math activity addresses the Common Core Standards in a fun way for everyone. Balloon Mystery Messages is applied math, engineering and design, writing, geography, research
**FREE**FREE**FREE**Enhance your monthly calendar patterns by integrating them with Eric Carle’s literature! Cut up and use these ready-made calendar cards, based on Eric Carle’s beloved book, From Head to Toe. The innovative cards fit in typical classroom calendar (3” x 3”). Challenge your stude
I was surprised to find out that my junior high students did not know answers to everyday questions that had numbers for answers, such as "How many days are in a leap year?" I asked my children at home, who were in higher level math classes (calculus), and they did not know the answers to these ques
In partners, students will design their own store and create an inventory of items. Students can create a clothing store, smoothie shop, or whatever they desire. Teams will create a price list and advertise their items. With $100 to spend, teams will then shop at other stores and learn to budget and
Properties of Special Parallelograms Notes, Assignment and Quiz Bundle
This is a bundle of three of my Special Parallelogram Notes and Assignment sets and my Properties of Special Parallelograms Quiz. You can purchase them separately at:
Description: Have you ever thought "What are the chances of winning?" when playing rock/paper/scissors. Students will discover the theoretical and experimental probabilities of the timeless game.
Common Core Standard: 7.SP.8 (and more)
Student Learning Goals:
(1) Students will be
CANDY and MUSIC, what a great way to get kids motivated about MATHMATICS! I have used this lesson in my middle school class room for many years with great success. Middle school tasks should be meaningful and relevant; this lesson is that and more. Students must work directly with data in order to u
Engage students in the difference between irrational and rational numbers with this set of 3 activities. These activities are great for kinesthetic and visual learners. I love this for Pi Day!
Ideal for math centers or to provide students choice in exploring number concepts,
This is a good integrated (social studies and math) one-period lesson plan on Pythagoras and Euclid, two great mathematicians of ancient Greece. It introduces these two men from ancient Greece, what they are famous for accomplishing, and then students can test and use their theories in mathematical
Comes with: Power Point Presentation, Lesson in PDF format.
Students will apply function notation to solve a missing persons case. The teacher will set up a crime scene in their classroom of six buried bodies. Students will identify if the body is male or female and apply the correct equation to
Forty-two colorful, real-life word problems that can be solved using one of seven basic strategies: Guess & Check, Make a List, Make a Drawing or Diagram, Work Backwards, Use or Make a Table, Use Logic, and Look for a Pattern. These strategies will give students added skills when attacking wor
This delectable diet of engaging math leads students effortlessly from the world of hamburgers into the world of algebra. Piloted in grades 2 through college, this activity has helped students develop a sense of algebra as they practice math in a restaurant context. Even students who have struggle
This is the simplest method of multiplying double digit numbers.
Uses the distributive property to simplify double digit multiplication.
Reduces mistakes in multiplication and regrouping
NO DIAGONAL ADDITION! No more mistakes because a student adds vertically instead of diagonally like with the l
Quadrilaterals Properties of Parallelograms Notes and Assignment
This is a set of notes, examples and a complete assignment on the special quadrilateral that is a parallelogram.
The packet includes:
***fully illustrated teachers notes
***matching student notes
***a teacher's set o
The concepts of tax, a sale, and how things are priced can be difficult to master. This no-prep packet is full of everything you need to guide your students through the world of tax, and money-based operations.
Help students to imagine that they are shopping at the store with this engaging no pr
Students will read and interpret tables having to do with happenings at the state fair. The will compute mean, mode, median, and range based on the facts in those tables.
Common Core Standards: 4.MD.B; 5.ND.B; 6.SP.A; 6.SP.B
This PowerPoint introduces regrouping or borrowing in subtraction to the tens place. Students are taken step by step through the process. This can be used to introduce regrouping for the first time or be used as a review lesson. Visuals of tens and ones are used to give a better understanding.
Time for Some Candy! is the perfect game to incorporate in your Guided Math groups, in Math Workshop, or in a traditional classroom setting. It is leveled into three tiers, which is perfect for Math RTI implementation, as well.
This game includes:
-Game board, that can be used in Math tubs, Math c
Description: Students will use integers to explore the dangers of credit cards. Students will "shop" and then learn what happens to your debt when you only make minimum monthly payments.
Common Core Standard: 7.NS.1 (primary), 7.NS.2 (primary), 7.NS.3 (secondary) (and others)
Materials: Internet o
Ratios and Unit Rates
Includes Ratio Superhero Task Cards plus my Unit Rate Lesson Activities
***No Prep Product***
Ratios and Unit Rates. This project breaks down the subject in to easy to follow graphic organizers. Then as the student's gain confidence progresses to task cards which allows st
Quadrilaterals Properties of Rectangles Notes and Assignment
This is a set of notes, examples and a complete assignment on the special quadrilateral that is a rectangle.
The packet includes:
***fully illustrated teachers notes
***matching student notes (that come in two forms - -
In this activity, students will simulate the work of an ecologist by taking a population count of red oak trees in Allegheny Forest. They will use math to calculate the average population present in three samples and then use that data to extrapolate the population count for the entire forest.
This engaging STEM challenge is a fun way to incorporate the engineering design process into your classroom or afterschool program! Students use the engineering design process and explore compression and tension forces in bridges while building their own bridge! This challenge also highlights Emily
Circles - Geometry Circles Parts Circumference Area Notes and Assignment
This is the first set of notes for a unit on a circles. It includes fully illustrated and solved teachers notes that cover:
***What are the parts of a circle (center, chord, diameter, radius, circle) through
-excellent lesson plan on the meaning of division includes engaging opening, mini-lesson, guided and independent practice, closing...
-based on common core standards
-includes hands-on activities, tables and worksheets that go along with lesson
-includes differentiation/modifications for special edu
This product covers 3 types of measurement in the customary (American) system: length, capacity, and weight. Students need to be able to convert within each system to complete activities. There are sorts for each type of measurement and one review sheet.
- Length sort w/recording sheet
Perfect for Earth Day! In this extensive Botany STEM Challenge, students create window greenhouses and observe plant growth. Then they use the engineering design process to build a plant transportation device to safely carry their saplings home! This challenge also highlights Katherine Esau, a pione
Can not knowing how to do dimensional analysis create a life-threatening situation?
Hook your students into wanting to learn dimensional analysis by starting this lesson with the video of the true story of Air Canada Flight 143's emergency in the air!
UPDATE: Use this link to begin the YouTube Ai
Circles - Geometry Circles Arcs, Arc Addition and Arc Lengths Notes and Assignment
This is the second set of notes for a unit on a circles. It includes fully illustrated and solved teachers notes that cover:
***What is an arc and the types of arcs and angles formed (arc, central
Area - Geometry Area of Triangles, Trapezoids and Rhombi Notes and Assignment
This is the second set of notes for a High School unit on Area. Included you will find:
1) An explanation as to what Area is
2) How to find the Area of a Triangle with examples that