All resources in LGES Fifth Grade

The 20 Second Game

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Students will increase their fluency with estimating/rounding decimal products and increase speed when finding these estimations. The game can be modified to practice estimating products of whole numbers, quotients of whole numbers, and quotients of decimals.

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Author: Heather Jaggers

5.G Battle Ship Using Grid Paper

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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 asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Materials The students will need grid paper and colored pencils; some color for the ships and (for example) red for explosions on their ships and their...

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Illustrative Mathematics

5.G Meerkat Coordinate Plane Task

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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 asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Greetings from the Kalahari Desert in South Africa! In this activity, you will learn a lot about the Kalahari’s most playful residents: meerkats. The f...

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Illustrative Mathematics

5.MD,OA You Can Multiply Three Numbers in Any Order

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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 asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Make sure you have plenty of snap cubes. * Build a rectangular prism that is 2 cubes high, 3 cubes wide, and 5 cubes long. * We will say that the volum...

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Illustrative Mathematics

5.NBT.1 Multiplying Decimals by 10

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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 asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Explain why $0.4\times10=4$. Explain why $3.4\times10=34$. Draw pictures to illustrate your explanations....

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Illustrative Mathematics

5.NBT Are these equivalent to 9.52?

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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 asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Isaiah is thinking of the number 9.52 in his head. Decide whether each of these has the same value as 9.52 and discuss your reasoning. 1. Nine and fift...

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Illustrative Mathematics

5.NBT Kipton's Scale

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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 asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Kipton has a digital scale. He puts a marshmallow on the scale and it reads 7.2 grams. How much would you expect 10 marshmallows to weigh? Why? Kipton ...

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Illustrative Mathematics

5.NBT Marta's Multiplication Error

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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 asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Marta made an error while finding the product $84.15 \times 10$. In your own words, explain Marta’s misunderstanding. Please explain what she should do...

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Author: Illustrative Mathematics

5.NBT Tenths and Hundredths

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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 asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Jossie drew a picture to represent 0.24: She said, The little squares represent tenths and the rectangles represent hundredths, which makes sense becau...

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Author: Illustrative Mathematics

5.NBT Which number is it?

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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 asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Netta drew a picture on graph paper: She said, In my picture, a big square represents 1. Since ten rectangles make a big square, a rectangle represents...

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Author: Illustrative Mathematics