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Real-World Fractions

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Students will focus on real-world experiences where they will be required to multiply fractions. A variety of situational problems involving scaling are provided for different levels of learners.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Gr 5 C5 Task Baking Cookies

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This task allows students to explore a situation involving the estimation, addition, and subtraction of fractions with unlike denominators. This is remixable by adding student work or you can upload a new resource also aligned to this standard.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Formative Assessment

Author: Drew Polly

Language of Social Studies: Using Primary Sources with English Language Learners

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This resource supports English language development for English language learners. This lesson plan guides English Language Learners through the process of analyzing primary sources. This lesson includes Civil War Photographs from the National Archives, however the activity can be used with any topic of study. The lesson includes links to PDF handouts.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson

Author: Amber Hall

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