All About Sheep

Standards CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.1Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.2Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. Summary This English language arts and agriculture lesson consists of two short activities that teach students in Grades 3-4 about sheep using an online ebook and flashcards

Reading and Comparing Bar Graphs

Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.SP.B.5 Statistics & Probability: Summarize numerical data sets in relation to their context. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.RP.A.2.B Ratios & Proportional Relationships: Identify the constant of proportionality (unit rate) in  tables, graphs, equations, diagrams, and verbal descriptions of proportional relationships. Lesson Time 40- 50 minutes Technology Required Device with web-browser – Chromebook, laptop or desktop computer, iPhone or iPad Summary

Math Vocabulary: Fractions

Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.NF.A.1 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. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.NF.A.3 Explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their size. Lesson Time 40 minutes Technology Required Students will need a

Flashcards: Multiplication Terms

Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.OA.A.1Interpret products of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 5 × 7 as the total number of objects in 5 groups of 7 objects each. For example, describe a context in which a total number of objects can be expressed as 5 × 7. Summary This free PDF download of multiplication flashcards are designed to help

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

ESL Jeopardy Game

Gamify ESL/ELL! Get your students excited about parts of speech or any other category. This can be adapted for math! This is the modified version from a collection found at BridgeUniverse. Play ESL Jeopardy remotely (by sharing your screen with the class) or with an in-person class (on your SMARTboard or whiteboard). Materials Whiteboard and

What is a Percent?

This lesson is from our AzTech series. The following featured video is on percentages and it teaches you what a percent is and how to find a percent using multiplication and division with fractions. See our other resources, which includes clip art, vetted links, PowerPoint presentations and many more so that you can supplement the

Video: To Solve a Math Problem, Visualize!

One book I highly recommend for anyone who teaches math above the the fourth grade level, all the way up to doctoral students, is Writing to Teach Mathematics and Science. Connolly and Vilardi give a TON of ideas, including drawing out the problem. Most teachers first teach with a fancy tool we like to call visualizing.

Adding Fractions using Doughnuts

STANDARDS CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NF.B.3Understand a fraction a/b with a > 1 as a sum of fractions 1/b. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NF.B.3.CAdd and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators, e.g., by replacing each mixed number with an equivalent fraction, and/or by using properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction. LESSON TIME 20-30 minutes SUMMARY This lesson for Grades 4-5 uses doughnuts to