Lesson: Making Camp Lakota

This lesson plan will help you structure lessons, review, and cultural activities with Making Camp in your classroom and can be adapted for Grades 3-5. Your students need access to the Making Camp Lakota game. Students can choose to learn in Lakota or English. Download Making Camp Lakota for free here. Learn how the Lakota

Animal Idioms

Here is a short ELA lesson combining the animal flash cards with the idioms activities on Making Camp Premium – specifically whichever one it is that involves animal idioms. This PDF is free and downloadable. Print them out and use them for practicing the names of 25 animals in both Spanish and English! This can support ESL

Educational Activities You Can Do at Home, Pt. 2

With schools being closed you might have noticed that many companies are offering their products and services for free during this quarantine. So here’s part 2 of a selection of the educational products and activities you can “plug & play” to continue learning from home. If you missed part 1, click here. Code.org: Learn to

Educational Activities at Home

During the last month, many companies have offered free access to their platforms and provided thousands of activities to do while staying home due to COVID-19. While these companies are all doing their best to help, the number of resources and activities listed can be overwhelming or just not a fit for you. Not everyone

What are Fractions?

Standard: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.NF.A.1 Number & Operations – Fractions: Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b. Lesson Time: 50 minutes This 20-minute activity introduces students in Grades 3-5 to fractions

Video: Visualizing the Exact Fish Problem

Standards Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NF.B.3Interpret a fraction as division of the numerator by the denominator (a/b = a ÷ b). Solve word problems involving division of whole numbers leading to answers in the form of fractions or mixed numbers, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem.  Visualizing the

Video: Math Terms

Knowing your math terms is important. Students asked to find the quotient may not get the right answer not because of an inability to divide 28 by 4 but rather because they don’t know what the word ‘quotient’ means. This video goes over the terms for addition, subtraction and multiplication. This video is featured in