Title: Multiplication Facts, Facts, Facts and Some Reese's Pieces for Snack!!
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.) [3-OA5]
Title: Toy Shop Numbers
In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students participate in activities in which they focus on the role of numbers and language in real-world situations. Students look at a picture of a toy-shop and then identify and describe examples of the use of numbers.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (2) 25: With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing. [W.2.5]
Title: Post-Office Numbers
In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students participate in activities in which they focus on the role of numbers and language in real-world situations. Students discuss a picture of things you might see at a post office and then discuss, describe, read, and write about whole numbers to thousands, decimal fractions to hundredths, and common fractions.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (5) 28: Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic. [W.5.7]
Title: Compare, Compare!!!
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[MA2015] (1) 11: Compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits, recording the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, and <. [1-NBT3]Digital Tool Description: The tool could be used for the students to compare different pairs of numbers 0-100. It makes the learning fun because it seems to be a game.
Title: In Search of Sunken Math Facts
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[MA2015] (1) 10: Understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones. Understand the following as special cases: [1-NBT2]Digital Tool Description: Splash Math is an app that can be downloaded for each grade level. It provides interactive practice and math activities that catch the eye with fun, underwater-themed backgrounds and sounds. Students have the feel of being in the ocean while answering the math questions, which is why relating searching out the answers to searching for sunken treasure is a great way to get the students' focus.