Problem Solving: Start at the End

Standards Time 15-20 minutes Lesson We’ve provided this lesson as PowerPoints in English and Spanish below, in both PDF and PPT formats. Video Almost always the actual problem or the question you are being asked to answer in a word problem will come at the very end of the word problem. Game Making Camp Premium

Video: Perimeter of a Polygon

How to Find the Perimeter of a Polygon Learn how to find the perimeter using multiplication and addition and how to identify polygons. Examples including finding the perimeter for a rectangle, triangle, and a square.

Video: Multiply 2 and 3 Digit Numbers

Long Multiplication: Multiply 2 and 3-Digit Numbers This long multiplication video provides step-by-step examples. Students new to long multiplication learn to break down a long multiplication problem into 5 steps to solve it. Afterward, do a math reality check (1:46).

Video: Using Timelines with B.C.E.

Two videos about B.C.E. timelines in both Spanish and English “Using Timelines With B.C.E.” is available in English below. (Grades 5-7) “How to Solve the Timeline Problem” is available in both English and Spanish. (Grades 5-7) Video: Using Timelines With B.C.E. Learn how the B.C.E. timeline works in this video. This is for Grades 5-7

Video: Explaining Distributions and Variability

Explaining Distributions and Variability How can knowledge of distributions save you from angry, spear-wielding villagers? Watch this video from the AzTech series to find out.BONUS : Also available in Spanish below. Explicando distribuciones y variabilidad, con plátanos y aldeanos enojados. Explicando distribuciones y variabilidad, con plátanos y aldeanos enojados

Video: Finding the Average

Finding the Average What is the mean? Can you sing the formula for it? So first you are going to add up the numbers you have. The second step is to divide however many numbers there were in the first place. BONUS: Watch it in Spanish – extra bonus, no singing. Scroll down to Encontrando

Video: Why Did the Maya Hunt?

Why Did the Maya Hunt? What’s an X axis? What’s a Y axis? Another example of using bar graphs, explaining Mayan hunting practices.Scroll down to watch it in Spanish language version, “¿Por qué cazaban animales los Maya?” ¿Por qué cazaban animales los Maya? Una lección sobre gráficos de barras e historia al mismo tiempo.

Video: Mayan Trading

Mayan Trading Learning about distributions using bar graphs with examples from Mayan trading.Scroll down to watch the Spanish version, “El comercio Maya.” El comercio Maya ¿Cómo vivieron los Maya? Los Maya no usaron dinero.