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3.MD.C.7b - Finding Area_Madison's Garden
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This task challenges students to find the area of different sections of a garden and the entire garden. With missing lengths and widths, the students are challenged to apply computation skills to finding missing measurements.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Chelsea Davies
Linda Schoenbrodt
MSDE Admin
Date Added:
08/04/2020
3.MD.C.7d Area of a Rectilinear Figure-Dog Park
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This task requires students to find the area of a rectilinear figure and model their thinking through multiple equations. This task relates to the Common Core State Standards: 3.MD.C.7d and 3.OA.D.8.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Chelsea Davies
Linda Schoenbrodt
MSDE Admin
Date Added:
08/03/2020
3.MD.C.7d- Finding the Area of Rectilinear Figure_Karim's Garden
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This is a concrete referent reasoning task for Grade 3. Students need to use the diagram to find the information to find the area of a rectilinear figure. This is a task that would be a good starting point for solving problems for this standard.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Linda Schoenbrodt
Lisa Adkins
MSDE Admin
Date Added:
08/03/2020
3.MD.C.7d- Finding the Area of Rectilinear Figure_Parts of a Pool
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A task related to standard 3.MD.7d, additive area of rectilinear figures. Students find the area of the parts of a pool to ultimately find the area of the entire pool.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Linda Schoenbrodt
Lisa Adkins
MSDE Admin
Date Added:
08/03/2020
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.

Subject:
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
Provider Set:
Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
Date Added:
02/16/2018
3.MD India's Bathroom Tiles
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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.

Subject:
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
Provider Set:
Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
Date Added:
02/16/2018
3.MD Introducing the Distributive Property
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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.

Subject:
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
Provider Set:
Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
Date Added:
02/16/2018
4th Grade Measurement Unit
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This unit is basically chapter 5 in our Math Expressions curriculum.  If your district uses Math Expressions, then this unit will make a lot of sense to you.  If you don't have Math Expressions, this unit can still help guide you through teaching your kids meausurement using customary and metric systems.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Andy Rienstra
Date Added:
11/25/2016
5.MD Breaking Apart Composite Solids
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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.

Subject:
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
Provider Set:
Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Add and Subtract Compound Metric Units
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to give fifth graders an overview of addition and subtraction of weights (metric units).

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
04/03/2018
Adding Unit Lengths in One Step English Units
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach second graders about adding unit lengths in one step (english units).

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
04/03/2018
Addition and Subtraction of Liters Applications
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach third graders about one step addition and subtraction - word problems.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
04/03/2018
Addition of Compound Unit Capacities Word Problems
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach fifth graders about addition of compound unit capacities - word problems.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
04/03/2018
Addition of Sequential Capacities Word Problems
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach third graders about addition of sequential capacities - word problems.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
04/03/2018
Applications Metric Lengths and Distance Addition
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach fifth graders about total distance without unit conversion (metric units).

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
04/03/2018
Applications of Metric Addition and Subtraction
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach fifth graders about adding and subtracting lengths (metric units).

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
04/03/2018
Area of Squares and Rectangles
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach third graders an overview of area of squares and rectangles - word problems.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
04/03/2018
Area of Triangles
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Unit: Area and Surface Area
Lesson 8: Area of Triangles

This lesson builds on students’ earlier work decomposing and rearranging regions to find area. It leads students to see that, in addition to using area-reasoning methods from previous lessons, they can use what they know to be true about parallelograms (i.e. that the area of a parallelogram is ) to reason about the area of triangles.

Students begin to see that the area of a triangle is half of the area of the parallelogram of the same height, or that it is the same as the area of a parallelogram that is half its height. They build this intuition in several ways:

by recalling that two copies of a triangle can be composed into a parallelogram;
by recognizing that a triangle can be recomposed into a parallelogram that is half the triangle’s height; or
by reasoning indirectly, using one or more rectangles with the same height as the triangle.
They apply this insight to find the area of triangles both on and off the grid.

Subject:
Mathematics
Geometry
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Date Added:
04/07/2021
Bases and Heights of Triangles
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Unit: Area and Surface Area
Lesson 10: Bases and Heights of Triangles

This lesson furthers students’ ability to identify and work with a base and height in a triangle in two ways:

By learning to draw (not just to recognize) a segment to show the corresponding height for any given base, and

By learning to choose appropriate base-height pairs to enable area calculations.

Students have seen that the area of a triangle can be determined in multiple ways. Using the base and height measurements and the formula is a handy approach, but because there are three possible pairs of bases and heights, some care is needed in identifying the right combination of measurements. Some base-height pairs may be more practical or efficient to use than others, so it helps to be strategic in choosing a side to use as a base.

Subject:
Mathematics
Geometry
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Date Added:
04/07/2021
Bean Bar Graph (PreK - 1st Grade) Agricultural STEM Actvity
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In this activity, kids will work on two fundamental early math skills – sorting/classifying, and graphing. There will also be some great fine motor skill practice! Includes place-based discussion questions, activity instructions, extension activities, songs, and student graph worksheets.NGSS: K-LS1-1, 1-LS1-1, partially meets K-ESS3-1 (book and discussion)Common Core: MP.4Time: 45 minutesMatierals: bag of dried beans ("16 bean soup"), paper bowls, glue, chart paper, the book "One Bean" or similar book about growing food plants, especially beans.

Subject:
Agriculture
Early Childhood Development
Elementary Education
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Author:
Columbia Gorge STEM Hub
Date Added:
08/11/2020
Box Plots
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Unit 8: Data Sets and Distributions
Lesson 16: Box Plots

In this lesson, students use the five-number summary to construct a new type of data display: a box plot. Similar to their first encounter with the median, students are introduced to the structure of a box plot through a kinesthetic activity. Using the class data set that contains the numbers of letters in their names (from an earlier lesson), they first identify the numbers that make up the five-number summary. Then, they use their numbers to position themselves on a number line on the ground, and are guided through how a box plot would be constructed with them as the data points.

Later, students draw and make sense of the structure of a box plot on paper (MP7). They notice that, unlike the dot plot, it is not possible to know all the data points from a box plot. They understand that the box plot summarizes a data set by showing the range of the data, where the middle half of the data set is located, and how the values are divided into quarters by the quartiles.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Date Added:
06/16/2021
BrainVentures "Get Yo Money Right! - Coins and Bills"
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This is a look at how coins and bills are produced along with some practice with identifying and calculating using money.

Subject:
Elementary Education
Reading Informational Text
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Economics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Provider Set:
Collabrify Roadmap Center
Author:
Monique Coulman
Date Added:
05/28/2020
The Broken Stick Experiment: Triangles, Random Numbers and Probability
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This learning video is designed to develop critical thinking in students by encouraging them to work from basic principles to solve a puzzling mathematics problem that contains uncertainty. Materials for in-class activities include: a yard stick, a meter stick or a straight branch of a tree; a saw or equivalent to cut the stick; and a blackboard or equivalent. In this video lesson, during in-class sessions between video segments, students will learn among other things: 1) how to generate random numbers; 2) how to deal with probability; and 3) how to construct and draw portions of the X-Y plane that satisfy linear inequalities.

Subject:
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
MIT
Provider Set:
MIT Blossoms
Author:
Richard C. Larson
Date Added:
02/15/2018
Build the Biggest Box
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Student pairs are given 10 minutes to create the biggest box possible using one piece of construction paper. Teams use only scissors and tape to each construct a box and determine how much puffed rice it can hold. Then, to meet the challenge, they improve their designs to create bigger boxes. They plot the class data, comparing measured to calculated volumes for each box, seeing the mathematical relationship. They discuss how the concepts of volume and design iteration are important for engineers. Making 3-D shapes also supports the development of spatial visualization skills. This activity and its associated lesson and activity all employ volume and geometry to cultivate seeing patterns and understanding scale models, practices used in engineering design to analyze the effectiveness of proposed design solutions.

Subject:
Mathematics
Geometry
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Aaron Lamplugh
Maia Vadeen
Malinda Zarske
Nathan Coyle
Russell Anderson
Ryan Sullivan
Date Added:
08/11/2020
Calculating and Comparing Capacities with Illustrations Metric Units
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach third graders about calculating and comparing capacities with illustrations (metric units).

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
04/03/2018
Capacity Comparison Problems with Illustrations Word Problems
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach second graders about capacity comparison problems with illustrations - word problems.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
04/03/2018