Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.1

Word Problem Lesson Plan: Riddle Books Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, features Riddle Books, a math game that challenges students to solve algebra word problems by constructing visual models, and deriving equations from those ...

Virtual Labs Lesson Plan: Using the Microscope

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students practice using a microscope in a virtual lab. Students use BrainPOP resources to learn how microscopes work, and then use a free online...

Multiplication Using the Distributive Property Lesson Plan: Mt. Multiplis

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-5, features the demo version of the multiplication game, Mt. Multiplis from our partner, Teachley. This interactive game uses visual models that encourage stud...

Mathematical Concepts Lesson Plan: Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Lounge

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In this Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Lounge lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore mathematical concepts. They will describe, represent, a...

Multiplication and Division Lesson Plan: How Are Operations Connected in the Real World?

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In this multiplication and division lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 to 5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the relationship between these operations. Students will also complete...

Math Skills Lesson Plan: It’s All Fun and Games

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In this math skills lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students work collaboratively to research selected math skills. Students then create, play, and assess a math game that is designed...