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Title: Place Value Review
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During this lesson the teacher will introduce a fast paced game in which students will review place value and addition. Students will also exercise critical thinking skills when determining the likelihood of outcomes.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (3) 10: Use place value understanding to round whole numbers to the nearest 10 or 100. [3NBT1]
Subject: Character Education (K  12), or Mathematics (2  3)
Title: Place Value Review
Description: During this lesson the teacher will introduce a fast paced game in which students will review place value and addition. Students will also exercise critical thinking skills when determining the likelihood of outcomes.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.
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Title: Addition With Regrouping
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During this lesson, students will learn how to add 3digit numbers using regrouping. Students will use manipulatives to help them learn this new concept. Students will have the opportunity to reinforce what they learn by navigating different websites.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 9: Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. [2NBT5]
Subject: Mathematics (2), or Technology Education (3  5)
Title: Addition With Regrouping
Description: During this lesson, students will learn how to add 3digit numbers using regrouping. Students will use manipulatives to help them learn this new concept. Students will have the opportunity to reinforce what they learn by navigating different websites.
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Title: Multiplication Facts, Facts, Facts and Some Reese's Pieces for Snack!!
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This lesson teaches the basic math multiplication facts in a fun way so that students will want to remember them. Knowledge of all multiplication facts will help with learning subsequent skills in longer multiplication, division, fractions, etc.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (3) 5: Apply properties of operations as strategies to multiply and divide. (Students need not use formal terms for these properties.) [3OA5]
Subject: Mathematics (1  3), or Technology Education (3  5)
Title: Multiplication Facts, Facts, Facts and Some Reese's Pieces for Snack!!
Description: This lesson teaches the basic math multiplication facts in a fun way so that students will want to remember them. Knowledge of all multiplication facts will help with learning subsequent skills in longer multiplication, division, fractions, etc.
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Title: What To Buy?
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During this lesson students get to experience shopping through a slide show. They have to choose an item and then place the correct amount of money beside the item they wish to purchase. Students also practice counting money via the Internet.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 21: Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately. [2MD8]
Subject: Mathematics (2), or Technology Education (K  2)
Title: What To Buy?
Description: During this lesson students get to experience shopping through a slide show. They have to choose an item and then place the correct amount of money beside the item they wish to purchase. Students also practice counting money via the Internet.
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Title: Hundred Blocks Board
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In this lesson students will practice adding, subtracting, and multiplying without regrouping using a hundred blocks board. Students will be given opportunities to identify and discuss different patterns that they discover and relate number patterns to visual patterns.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (3) 9: Identify arithmetic patterns (including patterns in the addition table or multiplication table), and explain them using properties of operations. [3OA9]
Subject: Mathematics (K  3), or Technology Education (K  2)
Title: Hundred Blocks Board
Description: In this lesson students will practice adding, subtracting, and multiplying without regrouping using a hundred blocks board. Students will be given opportunities to identify and discuss different patterns that they discover and relate number patterns to visual patterns.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
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Title: Lost Buttons
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In this lesson, one of a multipart unit from Illuminations, students investigate subtraction more directly, beginning with the easier take away mode. They model take away subtraction with buttons and write subtraction sentences. They also work with the additive identity (0) as an addend and as a difference and find missing addends.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 18: Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve word problems involving lengths that are given in the same units, e.g., by using drawings (such as drawings of rulers) and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem. [2MD5]
Subject: Language Arts,Mathematics Title: Lost Buttons
Description: In this lesson, one of a multipart unit from Illuminations, students investigate subtraction more directly, beginning with the easier take away mode. They model take away subtraction with buttons and write subtraction sentences. They also work with the additive identity (0) as an addend and as a difference and find missing addends. Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations Grade Span: K,PreK,1,2
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Title: Block Pounds
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In this lesson, from Illuminations, students explore the use of variables as unknowns as they solve for the weights of objects using information presented in pictures. They also model situations that involve the addition and subtraction of whole numbers, using objects, pictures, and symbols.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 13: Explain why addition and subtraction strategies work, using place value and the properties of operations. (Explanations may be supported by drawings or objects.) [2NBT9]
Subject: Mathematics Title: Block Pounds
Description: In this lesson, from Illuminations, students explore the use of variables as unknowns as they solve for the weights of objects using information presented in pictures. They also model situations that involve the addition and subtraction of whole numbers, using objects, pictures, and symbols. Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations Grade Span: K,PreK,1,2
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Title: Let's Learn Those Facts: Looking Back and Moving Forward
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In this lesson, one of a multipart unit from Illuminations, students display their knowledge of properties of objects for sorting and creating patterns. They also demonstrate an understanding of commutativity and model addition and subtraction of whole numbers using different representations.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 9: Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. [2NBT5]
Subject: Mathematics Title: Let's Learn Those Facts: Looking Back and Moving Forward
Description: In this lesson, one of a multipart unit from Illuminations, students display their knowledge of properties of objects for sorting and creating patterns. They also demonstrate an understanding of commutativity and model addition and subtraction of whole numbers using different representations. Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations Grade Span: K,PreK,1,2
ALEX Podcasts
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Title: Recognize Associative Property of Addition and Multiplication
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A student describes using the associative property in an expression and how it doesn't change the value. He shows it with an addition and multiplication problem. Standard(s):
[MA2015] (2) 9: Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. [2NBT5]
Recognize Associative Property of Addition and Multiplication Overview: A student describes using the associative property in an expression and how it doesn't change the value. He shows it with an addition and multiplication problem.
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Title: 2 digit Addition and Subtraction with Regrouping
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This video shows students how to regroup in addition and subtraction. The phrase, "bigger bottom better regroup" is used for subtraction. There are "now you try" problems included. This video could be used after the concept is taught and students have had time to practice. Standard(s):
[MA2015] (2) 9: Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. [2NBT5]
2 digit Addition and Subtraction with Regrouping Overview: This video shows students how to regroup in addition and subtraction. The phrase, "bigger bottom better regroup" is used for subtraction. There are "now you try" problems included. This video could be used after the concept is taught and students have had time to practice.
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Informational Materials
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Title: TwoDigit Subtraction with Regrouping
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This is a Houghton Mifflin overview of how to teach twodigit subtraction with regrouping.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 9: Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. [2NBT5]
TwoDigit Subtraction with Regrouping
http://www.eduplace....
This is a Houghton Mifflin overview of how to teach twodigit subtraction with regrouping.
Interactives/Games
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Title: FunBrain  Math Baseball
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For this interactive game, FUNBRAIN gives the student a math problem. The student enters the answer to the problem and hits the "Swing" button. If the answer is correct, the student will get a hit. FUNBRAIN will decide if the hit is a single, double, triple, or home run based on the difficulty of the problem. If the answer is wrong, the student will get an out. The game is over after three outs. One or 2 players may play and problems are available for addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, or all of the above.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (4) 11: Find wholenumber quotients and remainders with up to fourdigit dividends and onedigit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models. [4NBT6]
FunBrain  Math Baseball
http://www.funbrain....
For this interactive game, FUNBRAIN gives the student a math problem. The student enters the answer to the problem and hits the "Swing" button. If the answer is correct, the student will get a hit. FUNBRAIN will decide if the hit is a single, double, triple, or home run based on the difficulty of the problem. If the answer is wrong, the student will get an out. The game is over after three outs. One or 2 players may play and problems are available for addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, or all of the above.
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Title: Balloon Invaders Practice Addition and Subtraction
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Number Invaders are descending upon the friendly inhabitants of a distant planet. Help Trevor keep them a safe distance away. Students will need instant recall of basic addition and subtraction facts. Students choose addition or subtraction to practice; then, students choose a fact to practice.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 9: Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. [2NBT5]
Balloon Invaders Practice Addition and Subtraction
http://www.mathplayg...
Number Invaders are descending upon the friendly inhabitants of a distant planet. Help Trevor keep them a safe distance away. Students will need instant recall of basic addition and subtraction facts. Students choose addition or subtraction to practice; then, students choose a fact to practice.
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Title: Math Flash Cards
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Math Flash Cards provide interactive flash cards for students to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division at a variety of levels.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (3) 7: Fluently multiply and divide within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division (e.g., knowing that 8 x 5 = 40, one knows 40 ÷ 5 = 8) or properties of operations. By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all products of two onedigit numbers. [3OA7]
Math Flash Cards
http://www.factmonst...
Math Flash Cards provide interactive flash cards for students to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division at a variety of levels.
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Title: Place Value Practice
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It is a interactive site that allows the students to practice place value strategies. They have to know place and value. It is a review for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing using strategies. A simple website that gives the students immediate feedback
Standard(s): [MA2015] (3) 11: Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. [3NBT2]
Place Value Practice
http://www.ixl.com/m...
It is a interactive site that allows the students to practice place value strategies. They have to know place and value. It is a review for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing using strategies. A simple website that gives the students immediate feedback
Learning Activities
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Title: ABC Teach: Subtraction
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This website has adaptable subtraction worksheets.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 9: Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. [2NBT5]
ABC Teach: Subtraction
http://www.abcteach....
This website has adaptable subtraction worksheets.
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Title: ABC Teach: Computation
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This website has adding and subtracting worksheets with shapes to count.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 9: Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. [2NBT5]
ABC Teach: Computation
http://www.abcteach....
This website has adding and subtracting worksheets with shapes to count.
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Title: Adding without Renaming
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This page explains how to add two twodigit numbers (for example 45 + 53).
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 10: Add up to four twodigit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations. [2NBT6]
Adding without Renaming
http://www.aaaknow.c...
This page explains how to add two twodigit numbers (for example 45 + 53).
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Title: Adding Two Digit Numbers with Regrouping
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This page teaches students how to regroup when adding two digit numbers.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 10: Add up to four twodigit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations. [2NBT6]
Adding Two Digit Numbers with Regrouping
http://www.coolmath4...
This page teaches students how to regroup when adding two digit numbers.
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Title: Subtraction: 2 Digit with Regrouping
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This is a pdf with four pages of subtraction with regrouping.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 9: Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. [2NBT5]
Subtraction: 2 Digit with Regrouping
http://www.abcteach....
This is a pdf with four pages of subtraction with regrouping.
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Title: FunBrain  Math Baseball
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For this interactive game, FUNBRAIN gives the student a math problem. The student enters the answer to the problem and hits the "Swing" button. If the answer is correct, the student will get a hit. FUNBRAIN will decide if the hit is a single, double, triple, or home run based on the difficulty of the problem. If the answer is wrong, the student will get an out. The game is over after three outs. One or 2 players may play and problems are available for addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, or all of the above.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (4) 11: Find wholenumber quotients and remainders with up to fourdigit dividends and onedigit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models. [4NBT6]
FunBrain  Math Baseball
http://www.funbrain....
For this interactive game, FUNBRAIN gives the student a math problem. The student enters the answer to the problem and hits the "Swing" button. If the answer is correct, the student will get a hit. FUNBRAIN will decide if the hit is a single, double, triple, or home run based on the difficulty of the problem. If the answer is wrong, the student will get an out. The game is over after three outs. One or 2 players may play and problems are available for addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, or all of the above.
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Title: Balloon Invaders Practice Addition and Subtraction
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Number Invaders are descending upon the friendly inhabitants of a distant planet. Help Trevor keep them a safe distance away. Students will need instant recall of basic addition and subtraction facts. Students choose addition or subtraction to practice; then, students choose a fact to practice.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 9: Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. [2NBT5]
Balloon Invaders Practice Addition and Subtraction
http://www.mathplayg...
Number Invaders are descending upon the friendly inhabitants of a distant planet. Help Trevor keep them a safe distance away. Students will need instant recall of basic addition and subtraction facts. Students choose addition or subtraction to practice; then, students choose a fact to practice.
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Title: Math Flash Cards
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Math Flash Cards provide interactive flash cards for students to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division at a variety of levels.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (3) 7: Fluently multiply and divide within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division (e.g., knowing that 8 x 5 = 40, one knows 40 ÷ 5 = 8) or properties of operations. By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all products of two onedigit numbers. [3OA7]
Math Flash Cards
http://www.factmonst...
Math Flash Cards provide interactive flash cards for students to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division at a variety of levels.

