Common Core Math Teacher Resources

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"Polly"gon Pockets

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Explore polygons with your elementary learners. Divide the class in 12 to configure the polygon puzzle before them. They list the attributes of each type of polygon they see, and if there's time, they jump on the interactive website...
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More Than

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
These pictures need more! Before youngsters are able to count, they can comprehend the concept of more; help strengthen pre-reading and counting skills using this drawing activity. They examine three pictures and add more to each. A...
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Who's First?

For Students K - 1st Standards
Put ribbons, rabbits, and shapes in order with a number sequence activity. Three different activities reinforce counting and number sequence, as kindergartners color particular items and identify the first, second, and third in various...
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How Do You Use Unit Rates to Compare Rates?

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Cupcakes, cupcakes, cupcakes! Where shall we buy some cupcakes? There are two stores selling cupcakes and we would like to know which one has the better deal. The instructor demonstrates how to find a unit rate for the cupcakes at each...
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Steep Hikes

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Grab your hiking gear and get ready for a math adventure! Learners explore the meaning of percent grade change, as compared to the slope in an excellent worksheet activity about hiking trails in the mountains of New Hampshire. They use...
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Performance-Based Assessment Practice Test (Grade 6 Math)

For Students 6th Standards
Keep track of your sixth graders' mastery of the Common Core math standards with this practice assessment. Taking a different approach than most standardized tests, this resource includes not only multiple choice questions, but also free...
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Putting Turkey on a Table (or a Graph)

For Teachers 3rd - 9th Standards
Grateful learners put turkey on a table (or a graph)! Through a creative project they show statistical information about turkey population, production, and consumption. A great Thanksgiving lesson that can be applied at any time to the...
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Handling Data: Probability, Tree Diagrams

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Clean, but captivating, two online simulations demonstrate probability for middle schoolers. They can choose the number of coins and tosses and watch as the results pile up. They can choose from a variety of spinner types and the number...
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Rounding Numbers

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Pupils practice rounding numbers to the nearest ten and hundred. They solve rounding numbers word problems, and add and subtract rounded numbers. This nice, neat handout fully serves its purpose and can help meet CCSS.Math.Content.3.NBT.1.
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Triangular Tables

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Somewhat of a puzzle, this problem gets pre-algebra preteens to write an expression representing a seating chart using triangle-shaped tables. This single task is an applicable lesson for meeting sixth grade Common Core math standards....
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Hot Summer. . . Cold Winter

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A table of each state's record temperature reports data that middle schoolers can place on a number line for analysis. A written explanation of how to use this tool and the concept of absolute value are also included. Nine questions are...
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Good Stress for Your Body

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Stress the importance of the different types of pressure our mind and body experience in a lesson about how certain types of stress are actually necessary and good for our bodies. As astronauts and people with injuries can attest, not...
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4th Grade CCSS Vocabulary Word List

For Teachers 4th
Help fourth graders make sense of the Common Core standards with this list of math vocabulary. Including a series of word cards that support each term with examples and images, this is an excellent resource to supplement into a teaching...
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Granny’s Balloon Trip

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Take flight with a fun activity focused on graphing data on a coordinate plane. As learners study the data for Granny's hot-air balloon trip, including the time of day and the distance of the balloon from the ground, they practice...
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Identify Equivalent Fractions Using a Number Line

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Explicit and direct instruction is great for children who are struggling in math; it is also great for introducing a new topic or idea. Help your learners understand exactly what it means to identify an equivalent fraction on a number...
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Solving Elapsed Time Word Problems Using a T-Chart

For Students 3rd Standards
Word problems are great, but they can get tricky sometimes. Clear up the confusion that goes along with elapsed time word problems by using a T-Chart. The lessons starts with a review of how to show intervals of time on a number line,...
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Place Fractions on a Number Line

For Students 3rd Standards
Can you put a fraction on a number line? You can! As learners will find out, they can break a number line into equal parts just like they can with a block or pie. With an example problem and clear explicit instruction, they'll be guided...
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Understand Volume and How Volume is Measured

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Activate prior knowledge by first reviewing different things and ways we measure things. Then, discuss what it means to measure volume. Learners will be introduced to units of volume and key vocabulary. The highly visual nature of the...
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Introduction to Protractors

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
What is a protractor and how does it work? Explore the properties of protractors and how they are used to measure angles. After a quick review of measurement terms and angles, learners are shown why a protractor is necessary for...
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Compose and Decompose Angles

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
What does it mean to decompose an angle? You can compose and decompose angles just like shapes or numbers. Real-world examples are used to demonstrate how angles can be broken into smaller parts. An angle is decomposed into two smaller...
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Measure Angles to the Nearest Degree With Protractors

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Measuring angle openings is easy with a protractor, but what if the opening isn't a multiple of ten? Real world examples showcase how protractors can be read precisely. A quick review of the process of estimation starts the lesson. Then,...
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Ratio and Proportion: Simplifying Ratios (2 of 2)

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
In this assignment, math stars simplify ratios. The first half just displays numbers, whereas the second half describes real-world scenarios with ratios to be written and reduced. The publisher mentions CCSS.Math.Content.6.RP.3, but it...
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Missing Numbers in Equations (B)

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Third and fourth graders use the divisors, dividends, and quotients to discover the missing numbers. They solve 32 problems in all, and fulfill the requirements of CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.4 
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Decimal Fractions: Tenths

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Reading tenths as phrases (such as three tenths, or five and nine tenths), forth graders write down both fractions and decimal equivalents. There are 10 problems on this page, making it a nifty pop quiz! Assess math learners grasp of...

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