Basic Math Skills Teacher Resources

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Scenario Challenge

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students apply their knowledge of math to the real world. In this algebra lesson, students explore different way to incorporate math topics into the real world. They create a score or progress sheet to mark their progress.
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Food Comparison PDF

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this health worksheet, students are led through lessons to become familiar with the dietary recommendations of the government.
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Migration Cycles

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders simulate bird migration by playing a board game. In this life science lesson, 6th graders calculate how many birds were born and died in the migration process. They identify different problems encountered by the birds in...
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Money Management

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students choose an occupation and set up a paper family and household. They create a monthly budget, pay monthly bills and file taxes. They practice math skills using financial information and view money as a resource. They create an...
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Lesson 5: Creating a Budget

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners define and discuss concepts of income and expense, figure out monthly take home pay, keep track of their spending for one month, identify at least ten categories of expenses, and develop budgets to prevent falling into debt.
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Critical Thinking & Writing: Brainstorming

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Have your young writers organize their thoughts before writing. They generate ideas through various brainstorming activities prior to writing a mock feature news story for USA Today. A series of USA Today articles debating the level of...
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Popcorn Averages

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students estimate the average number of kernels on an ear of corn. They determine the number of kernels in one row on an ear of corn and multiply this number by the number of rows. They review the use of math in agriculture.
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Shopping With Basic Math

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders utilize basic math computation on a pretend shopping trip to obtain everyday items and services such as an oil change and grocery shopping.
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Free Enterprise -- Product Cost

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are introduced to the concept of free enterprise. In groups, they discuss the price of various food items and decide on which item to produce. They calculate the cost of producing the item and share their results with...
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The Numbers Behind Hunger #1

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners investigate world hunger. In this global issues lesson, students research world hunger issues using the World Food Program website. Learners analyze statistics and consider how to address word hunger issues.
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Dimensional Analysis

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine different dimensions and units which go with a particular dimension. They explore the concept of linear measurement versus area. Students estimate area of 3-D objects. They practice converting from one unit of...
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Circle Me!

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this equations worksheet, students circle the addition equation that equals the number given to them. Students complete 5 multiple choice questions.
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Scientific Notation II: The Mantissa

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars after completing the Part II (of 2) scientific notation online lab exercises, manipulate and interpret large numbers expressed in the "mantissa and exponent" format of scientific notation.
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Scientific Notation I: The Exponent

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students manipulate and interpret large numbers expressed in the "exponent" format of scientific notation.
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M&M Caper

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students participate in a game with M&M's to be introduced to percents and ratios. Individually, they estimate and record the number of candies they believe the bag holds and the amount of each colored candy. They open the bag and...
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Sudoku Puzzle

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students complete a Sudoku puzzle using their math skills. After listening to the rules of Sudoku and observing a demonstration, students use the process of elimination and other methods to complete puzzles. They explore how the...
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Cross Number Puzzle

For Students 1st - 5th
In this math worksheet, students solve a puzzle that uses numbers in a crossword type puzzle. The sheet is intended to be a teacher's guide.
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Baseball Math

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students collect data on baseball plays. In this statistics lesson, students graph their data and make predictions based on their observation. They calculate what the probability is that a favorable outcome would happen.
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In The Cards

For Teachers K - 4th
Students participate in a game in which they are introduced to the concept of place value. Using construction paper, they create a place value model and use this during the game to help them. Once they determine the place value, they...
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Less is More: Subtraction in Action

For Teachers K - 4th
Students participate in group games to help review the concept of subtraction. During the games, they practice subtracting two-digit numbers and the concept of borrowing. They review their answers with the class and move on to...
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Trading Game

For Teachers K - 4th
Students listen to story about money or coins, and play game to help them solidify their understanding of money. Students focus specifically on coin value and calculating amounts of money up to fifty cents or above, depending on level.
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Human Number Line

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars compare different types of numbers. Each student is given a flashcard containing a decimal, percent, fraction or integer. Teams of students compete, in silence, to determine who can line up in numerical order correctly. ...
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Relations and Functions

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students identify the domain and range of each function. In this algebra instructional activity, students define the line of best fit of each function. They graph and identify the function as linear or non-linear.
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Single Digit Subtraction

For Students K - 2nd
In this subtraction worksheet, students solve a set of 6 single-digit subtraction problems. Page has links to additional resources and paid membership.

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