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ABC Animal Find

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This Internet fact finding activity is as easy A-B-C! Students will get an introduction to safe search engines, including MeL, (Michigan, to find ways to do a basic online search safely for information by simply using the letters of the alphabet.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Game, Interactive, Module

Author: REMC Association of Michigan

3.MD How Heavy?

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important aspects of the task and its potential use.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Illustrative Mathematics

Algebra Tiles

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Using tiles to represent variables and constants, learn how to represent and solve algebra problem. Solve equations, substitute in variable expressions, and expand and factor. Flip tiles, remove zero pairs, copy and arrange, and make your way toward a better understanding of algebra.

Material Type: Interactive

Author: Illuminations

100 Hunt: Target Number - 10

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In this game, players are given a target number and a hundreds chart. When they click on the number ten less than the target number, their time to find the number is reported. A new target number is provided by clicking the ?next? button.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Game, Interactive

Author: J. Barrett

Classifying Solutions to Systems of Equations

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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to classify solutions to a pair of linear equations by considering their graphical representations. In particular, this unit aims to help teachers identify and assist students who have difficulties in: using substitution to complete a table of values for a linear equation; identifying a linear equation from a given table of values; and graphing and solving linear equations.

Material Type: Assessment, Lesson Plan

Cluster 2 Family Letters (English & Spanish)

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This resource is part of Tools4NCTeachers. The Family Letters are intended to be sent home at the beginning and middle of Cluster 2. They explain big ideas of the cluster using family-friendly language. Families can also find tips for working with their children at home, digital games, videos, and books. This file contains both English and Spanish versions of the Cluster 2 Family Letters.

Material Type: Curriculum, Reference Material, Student Guide


Developing Reading Fluency: Criteria for Reading Aloud

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Students will begin by listening to a poem chosen by the teacher. Students will investigate what being a fluent reader means. They will then partner with another student to practice reading aloud with appropriate expression and rate, examining their own fluency in reading aloud. This is Lesson 8 of 10 from the unit Grade 3 Curriculum Map Unit 2, Module 1: .

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Lesson Plan, Reading, Self Assessment, Vocabulary

Author: Expeditionary Learning