Here is an amazing end of the year activity titled Math Coordinates City Project. Yes, your students will be building a city on a four-quadrant grid based on coordinates!
This zipped file contains 9 total documents (12 pages total) that are intended to be a creative math lesson plan that has student
This measurement conversions standards-based (CCSS) lesson study will have your students learning about, discussing, and applying ideas of converting measures, both customary and metric, throughout the course of five days.
There are five classroom-tested lesson plans that detail everything you will
Area and Perimeter Activities Pack has a few fun ideas to enhance your unit. It includes:
Build a Room: Students design a room by placing furniture and items in the room. 5 rooms are included to build; bedroom, kitchen, playground, living room, and garage. Students calculate the area and perimeter o
Are your math manipulatives gathering dust, sitting on a shelf? Do you want to be able to engage your students in fun, meaningful activities that will allow them to expand their mathematical thinking and grow in confidence as mathematicians? Well this is the unit for you! This unit includes 19 patter
Project-based learning (PBL), Help your students practice decimals, measurement, volume, and graphing ordered pairs with this quality project-based learning for grades 4, 5, and 6. It includes a teacher guide walking you through each step.
Have you ever wondered what field trips will be like in the
Problem-solving is an engaging, rigorous and student-centered way to teach math. It allows students to develop their own strategies for solving real-world problems and teaches them to communicate mathematical ideas in a meaningful way. This packet has 45 math problem-solving prompts designed for the
How far can you launch something with a catapult? This catapult building experience will have your students working together to build a catapult and compete with several performance tasks!
Please note: This challenge is available in money-saving bundles.
Students construct a wo
Everyone loves to mini golf! In this math project students design mini golf course holes on paper, buy supplies, and build their design as a model. It is an engaging math project that became a student favorite.
This math project has been used for a full class of third graders, small groups of gifte
Mass & Capacity Word Problem Task Cards (Common Core Aligned) Weight and Volume 3.MD.2
Play this Math Mass & Capacity Word Problem Task Cards with your students! This is a great way to practice and reinforce their knowledge of a weight and volume with mass and capacity word problems. It is a
UPDATED 12/5/14 and better than ever!
I've been using measurement riddles in my classroom for years now, and I love them! This is one of my personal favorites from my own classroom. Students love riddles and “secret” codes, so these materials really capture their interest as they pr
STEM Challenge: This is a spectacular STEM event! Students have a mystery to solve with what they are building and what materials they will need to be successful!
In this challenge students will be assigned a structure to build and a list of possible materials. Teams will have to work together to ch
Building a solid understanding of the different types of polygons, their properties and attributes is a vital first step for any geometry unit. The Polygon Classification Challenge introduces polygons via a healthy competition that can be done either alone or in pairs, and helps to ensure the studen
Are your math manipulatives gathering dust, sitting on a shelf? Do you want to be able to engage your students in fun, meaningful activities that will allow them to expand their mathematical thinking and grow in confidence as mathematicians? Well this is the unit for you! This unit includes 21 linkin
There's more to teaching about time than just how to tell time. That's why I created this elapsed time unit--to give your students the opportunity to learn about this topic in authentic, hands-on ways! This unit is fully fleshed out with everything you need to start teaching this topic today!
Are your 3rd graders struggling with measuring to the 1/2 and 1/4 of an inch? This unit is perfect to help those struggling learners. This Measure It! pack is specifically for the math standard 3.MD.4.
Included in this 30 slide lesson are:
1. 12 task cards on measuring to the 1/2 and 1/4 of an inc
No-prep, 3rd grade area and perimeter enrichment projects! Nine fun projects that range from writing an area and perimeter fairy tale to creating cool playground equipment and much more. Students love these projects that are perfect for early finishers, advanced learners or whole cl
Teaching Money is such a hard skill for students with special needs. This packet is an awesome resource that is completely PRINTABLE! Seriously! Just Print and go!
The Unit Includes over 30 pages of Touch Money worksheets and visuals!
Pre and Post Test
-Cover page to make personalized packets
Mass Weight Color Wheel Classification Activity Common Core
This metric weight color match activity encourages students to consider the mass of various objects, and tell whether they would be measured in grams, kilograms, or metric tons. A color coded answer key has been provided.
In this hands-on activity, students create 3-dimensional models using nets. Students are required to identify the type of prism (cube, rectangular, triangular) and find the surface area of the prism using the net. There are 8 nets included in this activity (3 cubes, 3 rectangular prisms, and 2 tria
Engage your students in hands-on, authentic learning with the help of this unit covering perimeter and area. Your students are guaranteed to master these skills thanks to Common Core alignment and well-designed lessons. Jump into math workshop worry-free and prepared with these fantastic lessons!
A capacity bundle that includes 8 explicit lesson plans, all activity sheets, links to excellent websites/resources and a visually appealing PowerPoint that explains capacity in metric terms. Both a USA and AUS/UK version is provided (milliliters - millilitres/ liters - litres).
The following is an
Amateur Architect is also available in the following eBooks at a discount:
1) Middle School Math Lessons, Projects, and Games eBook (42 engaging math activities - 438 pages) ($87.00)
2) Number Sense Activities eBook (9 lessons/projects) ($27.00)
Check out these discounted eBooks of engaging, hand
NEW PRODUCT! Enjoy... this is a good unit. The word problems are two step and really got my kids to think. Love it.
I was teaching my students how to multiply and divide with base ten exponents and I realized how perfectly this skill aligns with converting in the metric system. This unit was crea
Use this fun craftivity to practice measuring and comparing lengths! Students will create a city, measure the buildings, and then compare the various building heights. This low-prep activity can be used with centimeters or inches.
* Teacher Directions
* 4 Comparing Sheets (cm, in, ", a
STEM Engineering Challenge for Force and Motion.
A STEM activity in which students apply their knowledge of force, motion, and gravity to solve a creative engineering problem. Students are challenged to design a prototype of a roller coaster for a marble. Using easily available materials, students i
This activity is perfect for your students who struggle telling time to the quarter hour using the words quarter past, quarter till, and half past. It could also be used for a whole class introduction to telling time to the quarter hour. This activity includes a teacher scripted lesson plan along w
This Measuring Length Activity is a hands-on, math and science integrated LAB, which takes students through the scientific method to measure the length of two different types of gummy worms in customary and metric units to see which type of candy worm stretches the greatest amount overall! This is e
No-prep, 3rd grade Measurement: Data, Tables, and Graphs enrichment projects! Nine fun projects that range from measuring unusual items in a statistical way, and using reptiles and book characters for data. Students love these projects that are perfect for early finishers, advanced
No-prep, 2nd Grade Measurement Enrichment Projects Nine fun projects that range from a silly measurement poster, the kid who couldn't stop measuring or even a fun estimation project. Students love these projects that are perfect for early finishers, advanced learners or whole class
Get out of your seat and let's do some math!!! "Events" are set up using everyday materials such as cotton balls and paper plates. Students must complete the event, measure to find their score, and then calculate the average. I left the units of measurement blank so you can use this with inches o
This Product contains a PowerPoint Presentation consisting of Customary Measurement. It is aligned to the common core standards, as well as the mathematical practices. It is designed to enhance conceptual development, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.
Customary Length (19 s
Common Core Area Unit: Area of Composite Shapes
These Common Core Area of Composite Shapes lessons are also available in one big set. Click here for the Area Unit Bundle (standards 3.MD.5-8).
This is a min
A worksheet for students in Grades K - 2 to create their own 'Area Robots' on grid paper and then answer some questions about their robots.
Also comes with a class book cover in case you want to create one for your classroom.
This product was updated July 2016 - I checked all the links and replaced links and activities when necessary.
This download is for lesson plans written for the fourth 9 weeks of school. I am listing the standards so you can see what is included. There is a full week of lesson plans for each standa
STEM Challenge: Here’s the third in a series that features Newton’s Laws of Motion! This one is all about the third law and has a fantastic design challenge!
Note: This challenge is available as part of a money-saving bundle!
In this challenge students will use materials to design
Introduce your students to Time on the half hour with my SmartBoard Lesson!
The file includes a lesson plan, pages to review time on the hour (video, interactive page), interactive pages to introduce "half past", link to interactive website activity and a link to a printable worksheet.
This seven page math project explains how to set up a fun and motivating Float Challenge for your students. The Float Challenge is designed to help students understand what a metric gram feels like. It is also a relatively inexpensive project, especially if you have metric mass weights.
This graphing math workshop unit covers an array of graphing skills, such as bar graphs, picture graphs (or pictographs), line plot graphs, and the measurement of mass and liquid volume (capacity). This unit is based off of third grade standards 3.MD.2, 3.MD.3, and 3.MD.4 with many hands-on activitie
SQUAREA (a hybrid word I created which stands for "Square Area") is a hands-on math project that helps students to discover area, volume, and surface area in a very concrete, visual manner. Students measure objects in a classroom, create square feet, draw square inches, construct cubic feet, constru
Lesson is complete with a warm-up on measuring with a ruler to the nearest 1/4 inch, followed by two pages of notes/guided practice on how to use proportions to answer questions involving scale. Another page contains a scale drawing of a playground. Students must tell how far apart the equipment is
This 19 page lesson is a great introduction to teach finding the area of irregular shapes by decomposing them into two or more regular shapes. Students will be actively engaged as they decide how to break apart the irregular shapes, color them to visualize the break, and solve the area. Encourage stu
Can you place containers in order by volume? This one day challenge will help your students visualize and understand volume as they compare sizes of containers and their volume.
Please note: This challenge is available in money-saving bundles.
Students will examine seven different
This set of worksheets includes 1 warm up, 3 pages of in class notes, and 2 pages of homework to help teach and strengthen students’ skills in calculating total & lateral surface area of rectangular & triangular prisms.
• Included are two worksheets intended to be used as warm ups. The first
Teach your students how to tell time on the hour with this interactive smartboard lesson!
Lesson includes a teacher's notes page, links to interactive websites, link to video/song about telling time, interactive pages and a link to telling time worksheet maker website.
Your class will enjoy usi
Time for Camp! Telling Time task cards
Do your students like task cards? Then they will love this version! This camping version will help them practice their telling time skills. (includes hours, half hours, and quarter hours)
All cards with blue sleeping bags are to the nearest hour.
No-prep, 4th grade STAAR math area and perimeter practice with 30 enrichment projects and 30 test-prep problems aligned to the TEKS. A super way to teach these important standards in a fun, engaging way. Great for early finishers, advanced learners or whole class practice.
This resource includes t
Oklahoma History uses Nonfiction Informational Text, the entire lesson recorded on Audio, FOUR Interactive Notebook assignments, and a variety of engaging hands-on activities to teach about Oklahoma's first people, famous explorers, early government, important battles and wars in Oklahoma, and the jo
This activity can be used to practice or assess non-standard measurement. Students will use candy corn or another non-standard unit to measure each bat. Then they will record their measurements on the included worksheet. This could be used as a center or a whole-class activity. It is part of a larger
This free science downloadable, forces and motion activity, was designed to be used with second through fourth grade classes by the STEM to STEAM TRIO. A lesson plan aligned to the Next Generation Science standards, picture of the station set up, reading passage and recording sheet for this hands-on
This Fun, hands-on science experiment will have your students bubbling over with enthusiasm. All you need is a few household items! Everything else is included in this packet. This product includes lesson plans, a question sheet with answer key, blank data tables, graphing paper worksheets, and an
No-prep, excellent volume and capacity math enrichment projects students love. Nine fun projects that range from writing a humorous "capacity" book to creating an artistic "volume" drawing or even writing to your old "capacity" enemy and so much more! An authentic way to assess your
Students will design and layout an apartment, fitting all the furniture they are given into the designated space. Once all the pieces are laid out on the grid, they are glued down. Students can then solve the perimeter and/or area worksheet to determine the perimeter and/or area of their apartment an