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

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

Lesson: Reading a Pictograph

Reading a Pictograph Pictographs are a fun, easy introduction to graphs. This video shows how to use a pictograph to answer questions, like how students get to school. This video and lesson slides are ready to go for your class. Students will learn the basics of how to use a graph. Video

Build a Model

Standard There’s more than one way to solve a problem, which is why we have a whole series of videos teaching problem-solving. Lesson One problem-solving strategy: build a model A model can be visual, as shown in this video. There’s also nothing wrong with a physical model, say, actually putting a dozen books in a