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

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

Video: Fractions – What’s the Word?

Fractions: What’s the Word? Fraction basics: A fraction is a part of a whole. Watch to learn more about numerators (the top number) and denominators (the number on the bottom). A fraction can be represented as any parts of a whole. Some fractions are more common than others, like 1/2, 1/3, 1/10, etc.

Video: Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages Fractions refer to how many equal parts there are in a whole. Decimals and percent are easier ways to compare fractions and numbers with each other, especially when working with unlike denominators. Also, learn to convert fractions using division to get a decimal number.

Video: Make it an Easier Problem

Make it an Easier Problem This video explains how to split up a problem into two or more parts to make it an easier problem. It also includes clear steps with explanations so students can solve this problem at their own pace. Scroll down to Problema más Fácil for the Spanish language version. Hazlo un

Video: Problem-Solving – Word Problems and Division

Problem-Solving: Word Problems and Division Write down the numbers and what they represent. This is helpful if you have a lot of numbers and when you have to keep track of several details. A chart organizes data from the word problem.

Video: Red River Cart

Red River Cart This movie is in Forgotten Trail and Making Camp. Red river carts were developed used by the Metis and Ojibwe tribes west of the Red River. Many thanks to Dr. Carol Davis and Debbie Gourneau, both of Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians (Ojibwe) for the information. Animation and sound done by

Clip Art: Forgotten Trail

Clip Art: Forgotten Trail In developing our games, so little Native American-related clip art existed that we had to create our own. Now, we want to share it with you. Please feel free to use any of the artwork here in your classes, on your website or education-related blog. Questions? Please email us at info@7generationgames.com. Clip

Video: The Metric System

The Metric System This video introduces how the metric system works as opposed to the imperial system of measurement. How far did you travel in miles as opposed to kilometers? Game This video is featured in Forgotten Trail, which teaches fractions and multi-step problem solving for grades 5-7.

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