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ALEX Lesson Plan Resources
ALEX Lesson Plans
Who is the Greatest?
Students will gain more conceptual understanding of comparing 3-digit numbers. They will build numbers using base ten blocks and a hundreds chart and work with a partner to decide which number is greater. They will be making decisions about which place value to put the digits in to construct the greatest number. This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.
Student will practive comparing three digit numbers. Student will use >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.
Mathematics (1 - 2)
Using Sign Language to Write Four-Digit Numbers in Words
In my experience, children love to learn and experiment with sign language. In this lesson, children will learn numbers 1-100 in sign language and will use that knowledge to sign four digit numbers to be written in words. This lesson plan was created by exemplary Alabama Math Teachers through the AMSTI project.
Mathematics (1 - 3), or Technology Education (3 - 5)
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.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Further Investigating Greater Than, Less Than, and Equal To
Students build upon their understanding of greater than, less than, and equal to by observing quantity and making comparison using varied instructional materials. The fish cut-out, with its mouth open, represents the greater than or less than symbol; the clam cut-out represents the equal to symbol. Using fish lips as a transition point, children will apply their understanding of greater, less, and equal to the standard symbols as the teacher introduces symbolic notation at an developmentally appropriate level.