14 search results for ""3.MD""

Timelines for the life and work of Martin Luther King

…hey can create both timelines. Using both timelines students can make make comparisons and connections between the two timelines. They can connect King’s life and the progress of equal rights. MLK-timeline-task.pdf CivilRightsProgress-task.pdf CCSS: 3.MD, 4.MD, 5.MD, 6.RP, 6.G, 7.RP, 7.G For members we have editable Word docs. MLK-timeline-task.doc CivilRightsProgress-task.doc For teachers who are not interested in the task of creating an equally spaced and appropriate time line, below are some… 0, 3

Longest NHL overtime games in history

…odern day NHL playoff match. Also, be sure to see if the Bruins and Blackhawks game one of the Stanley Cup falls in this top ten list of longest hockey games ever played and if the ratio of game minutes to TV minutes holds up to our 1:2.5 estimate. Enjoy! Longest_NHL_Matches_Ever.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. Longest_NHL_Matches_Ever.doc Longest_NHL_Matches_Ever-solutions.pdf CCSS: 3.MD.1, 4.MD.2, 5.MD.1, 6.RP.1, 6.RP.3, 6.EE.6, 6.EE.7, 6.SP.3, 7.RP.2, 7.RP.3… 0, 3

Possible activities in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr

…her King, Jr. – Two timelines that show the rate and spacing of progress. One timeline about events and accomplisments of Martin Luther King, Jr Second timeline about the progress made in America, so far, towards racial balance and equal opportunity 3.MD, 4.MD, 5.MD, 6.RP, 6.G, 7.RP, 7.G Data on the National Mall sites – Two data analysis activities about the National Mall. Who we honor – Students look at the individuals who are memorialized on the National Mall and, using fractions or… 0, 3

Soda Menorah

…students might have many different methods for finding the number of 12 packs or cans in this display. Let kids have an opportunity to find the number of packs or cans on their own and communicate their reasoning to others. Depending on what you focus on, this task could work in 3rd through 7th grade classrooms. The activity: Soda-Menorah.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. Soda-Menorah.docx Soda-Menorah-solution.pdf CCSS: 3.MD.5, 3.MD.6, 3.MD.7, 4.NBT.5 , 5.NBT.5 ,… 0, 3

Chocolates

…ch chocolate. No matter which solution method studnts use, consider having students report their thinking through a doc camera. Focus on student’s mathematical ideas and problem solving strategies. The concept of area as a measure of covering should be the theme of the sharing and class discussion. You may also consider using actual chocolates of different shapes and sizes as a class activity like two of my colleagues and friends did in their classrooms: CCSS: 3.MD.5 , 3.MD.6 , 6.G.1 , 7.G.4 ,… 0, 2

How many movies can you see in one day?

…lution. There will be many correct “answers” to this exercise. The goal of the activity is more about engaging students in problem solving (CCSS.Math.Practice.MP3 – Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others) than on finding the most tightly arranged schedule. Teacher-notes-Kaplinsky.pdf Student-activity-Option-1.pdf Student-activity-Option-2.pdf CCSS: MP-3 , 3.MD.1 , 4.MD.2… 0, 2

Chocolates and area

…ch chocolate. No matter which solution method studnts use, consider having students report their thinking through a doc camera. Focus on student’s mathematical ideas and problem solving strategies. The concept of area as a measure of covering should be the theme of the sharing and class discussion. You may also consider using actual chocolates of different shapes and sizes as a class activity like two of my colleagues and friends did in their classrooms: CCSS: 3.MD.5 , 3.MD.6 , 6.G.1 , 7.G.4 ,… 0, 2

Pre-winter holiday activities!

…the logic of daylight hours. 7.G.3, HSG.C, HSG.GMD.4, HSG.MG.1 Soda Santa – First students guess too high and too low. Then they calculate with all different methods and explain their reasoning. Areas, arrays … so many ways to focus this activity. 3.MD.5, 3.MD.6, 3.MD.7, 4.NBT.5, 5.NBT.5, 7.SP.5, 7.SP.7a Soda Menorah – Guess without counting. Come up with a reasonable range for the number of twelve packs = guesses that are too high and too low. 3.MD.5, 3.MD.6, 3.MD.7, 4.NBT.5 , 5.NBT.5 ,… 0, 7

Pixar versus DreamWorks

…comparing the two companies. Consider launching this activity with a few of these Pixar movie trailers and these Dreamworks movie trailers. The activity: + a student’s Excel file: BestAnimations2016.pdf + Pixar_vs._Dreamworks-students2016.xlsx CCSS: 3.MD.3, 6.SP.1, 6.SP.2, 6.SP.3, 6.SP.4, 6.SP.5, 7.SP.3, 7.SP.4, HSS.ID.A.1, HSS.ID.A.2, HSS.ID.A.3, HSS.IC.B.6 For members we have an editable Word docx, an Excel file with graphs, and solutions. BestAnimations2016.docx… 0, 1

A gorgeous, glittery Mother’s Day card

…Uh oh! How do you find the area of a heart? Get your students to help you calculate how many sequins you’ll need to order for this mother’s day class project. The activity: BejeweledMother’sDayCard.pdf Mother’sDay-card-blank – If you want to try this craft idea. For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions: BejeweledMother’sDayCard.docx BejeweledCard-solution.pdf CCSS: 3.MD.C, 4.NBT.B, 5.NBT.B, 6.G.A, 7.G.A… 0, 1

Giant macaroon nutcracker, revisited

…nts decide what additional information would be good to know. Height? Dimensions? Size of a Macaroon? Students work to get a better estimate of the number of macaroons. Students share solutions, methods, and final answers. How did the final answers compare to the original guesses? Have your observations validated by showing the following newspaper clipping(available to all). Write-up with answers. CCSS: 3.MD, MP.1, MP.2, MP.3, MP.4, 6.RP.3, 7.G.1, 7.G.6, HSG.MG.A.1… 0, 1

Soda Santa

Soda Santa

…reasoning to others. Depending on what you focus on, this task could work in 3rd through 7th grade classrooms. The activity: Soda-Santa.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. Soda-Santa.doc Soda-Santa-solution.pdf CCSS: 3.MD.5, 3.MD.6, 3.MD.7, 4.NBT.5 , 5.NBT.5 , 7.SP.5 , 7.SP.7a Also check out this blogpost about the Soda Santa lesson for additional lesson ideas and developing intellectual need. Here is another math educator writing about using the soda santa activity… 0, 3

Mother’s Day activities

…016-solutions.pdf CCSS: 6.EE.9, 7.EE.4, 8.F.2, 8.F.4, 8.EE.8, HS.F-IF.8.B, HS.F-LE.2, HS.F-LE.5, MP7, MP8 A gorgeous, glittery Mother’s Day card – Finding the area of a heart by finding upper and lower limits. BejeweledMother’sDayCard.pdf Mother’sDay-card-blank – If you want to try this craft idea. For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions: BejeweledMother’sDayCard.docx BejeweledCard-solution.pdf CCSS: 3.MD.C, 4.NBT.B, 5.NBT.B, 6.G.A, 7.G.A Sp ri ng Sa le e n d s t o m o r r o w… 0, 1