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Materials found here will focus on a common sense approach to teaching the NCC Math Standards. I believe standards are valuable and should serve as a "teaching roadmap." Lessons should be based on measurable outcomes derived from grade level standards. Multiple intelligences should always be considered during lesson design. Cooperative learning, hands-on lessons and maximum use of available technology are keys to holding a students attention; key to passing on knowledge.

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Materials found here will focus on a common sense approach to teaching the NCC Math Standards. I believe standards are valuable and should serve as a "teaching roadmap." Lessons should be based on measurable outcomes derived from grade level standards. Multiple intelligences should always be considered during lesson design. Cooperative learning, hands-on lessons and maximum use of available technology are keys to holding a students attention; key to passing on knowledge.
Identify Parts of an Expression Worksheet - 6.EE.2
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Identify Parts of an Expression Worksheet - 6.EE.2

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The learner defines and explains parts of an expression. For use as guided or independent practice Suitable for smartboard, pad or projection Objective - define parts of an algebraic expression NCC Math Standard 6.EE.2 Contains worksheet and answer page
Write Equivalent Expressions Worksheet - 6.EE.3
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Write Equivalent Expressions Worksheet - 6.EE.3

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The learner applies properties of operations to create equivalent expressions. For use as guided or independent practice Suitable for smartboard, pad or projector Objective - Use properties of operations to create equivalent expressions NCC Math Standard 6.EE.3 Contains worksheet and answer page
Write Equations to Solve Word Problems Worksheet - 4.OA.3
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Write Equations to Solve Word Problems Worksheet - 4.OA.3

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The learner writes equations to solve progressively more difficult word problems. Use as a component of a lesson introducing or reinforcing order of operations. Could also be used as differentiated guided or independent practice. Suitable for smartboard, projector or pad Objective - Write an equation based on the word problem and solve it following the order of operations. NCC Math Standard 4.OA.3 Contains worksheet and answer page
Scientific Notation - 8.EE.3
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Scientific Notation - 8.EE.3

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Recognize scientific notation can make it easier to work with very large or very small numbers. Convert back and forth between standard and scientific notation. Scaffolded lesson provides for classroom differentiation. Can be used as a lesson leader, guided practice, independent practice, for cooperative learning and math centers, or as an assessment. Use with smartboard, projector, computer, pad or as printable. Lesson is complete - NO PREP. Editable version included. Objectives: - Know scientific notation makes working with very large or very small numbers easier - Convert from standard notation to scientific notation - Convert from scientific notation to standard notation - Convert decimals to scientific notation with negative exponents - Convert from scientific notation to decimal numbers - Convert between fractions and scientific notation - Compare the sizes of numbers written in scientific notation Includes 6 practice pages and answer keys. Aligned with NCCS Math - 8.EE.3 Visit commoncoremath.net for additional help.
Find Area of Polygons PowerPoint Presentation - 6.G.1
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Find Area of Polygons PowerPoint Presentation - 6.G.1

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Interactive Powerpoint presentation leads students through finding area of rectangles, triangles and irregular quadrilaterals. Includes decomposing quadrilaterals to find total area. Editable version included. Presentation works without PowerPoint software. NO PREP. Use with smartboard, projector, computer, pad or as printables. Great lesson for cooperative learning. Objectives: Find the area of triangles and quadrilaterals Find the area of polygons by decomposing into triangles, rectangles and other shapes Use area methods to solve mathematical problems Includes 18 interactive slides Aligned with NCCS Math 6.G.1
Supplementary, Complementary, Verticle and Adjacent Angle Problems - 7.G.5
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Supplementary, Complementary, Verticle and Adjacent Angle Problems - 7.G.5

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Solve multi-step problems involving supplementary, complementary, verticle and adjacent angles. Write and solve equations to find unknown angles. Scaffolded lesson provides for classroom differentiation. Can be used as a lesson leader, guided practice, independent practice, for cooperative learning and math centers, or as an assessment. Use with smartboard, projector, computer, pad or as printable. Lesson is complete - NO PREP. Editable version included. Objectives: - Draw supplementary, complementary, verticle and adjacent angles - Determine angle measures using rules for supplementary, complementary, verticle and adjacent angles - Use understanding of angles and deductive reasoning to write and solve equations Includes 6 practice pages and answer keys. Aligned with NCCS Math - 7.G.5 Visit commoncoremath.net for additional help.
Statistics and Sampling - 7.SP.1
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Statistics and Sampling - 7.SP.1

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Understand valid random sampling can provide information and generalizations regarding a select population. Scaffolded lesson provides for classroom differentiation. Can be used as a lesson leader, guided practice, independent practice, for cooperative learning and math centers, or as an assessment. Use with smartboard, projector, computer, pad or as printable. Lesson is complete - NO PREP. Editable version included. Objectives: - Define terms related to statistics - Recognize methods of random sampling - Determine best sampling methods for real-world needs - Understand random sampling tends to produce representative samples Includes 6 practice pages and answer keys. Aligned with NCCS Math - 7.SP.1 Visit commoncoremath.net for additional help.
Graph Ordered Pairs and Recognize Numerical Patters - 5.OA.3
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Graph Ordered Pairs and Recognize Numerical Patters - 5.OA.3

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Recognize patterns in input/output boxes and graph ordered pairs. Scaffolded lesson provides for classroom differentiation. Can be used as a lesson leader, guided practice, independent practice, for cooperative learning and math centers, or as an assessment. Use with smartboard, projector, computer, pad or as printable. Lesson is complete - NO PREP. Objectives: - Analyze patterns in input/output tables - Generate patterns using two given rules - Graph sets of ordered pairs - Recognize relationships between sequences of terms and explain Includes 6 practice pages and answer keys. Aligned with NCCS Math - 5.OA.3 Look for more help at commoncoremath.net!
Solving Problems with Rational Numbers PowerPoint Presentation - 7.NS.3
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Solving Problems with Rational Numbers PowerPoint Presentation - 7.NS.3

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Also included as part of "Solving Problems with Rational Numbers Full Lesson Bundle - 7.NS.3." Solve a variety of mathematical and word problems using rational numbers only. Pay special attention to order of operations. Scaffolded lesson provides for classroom differentiation. Can be used as a lesson leader, guided practice, independent practice, for cooperative learning and math centers, or as an assessment. Use with smartboard, projector, computer, pad or as printable. Lesson is complete - NO PREP. Editable version included. PowerPoint software not necessary. Objectives: - Use order of operations correctly - Use four operations to solve real world and mathematical problems Includes 14 interactive slides. Aligned with NCCS Math - 7.NS.3 Visit commoncoremath.net for additional help.
Convert Numbers Using Place Value - 5.NBT.1
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Convert Numbers Using Place Value - 5.NBT.1

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Use knowledge of place value and powers of 10 to identify digits and perform conversions.. Scaffolded lesson provides for classroom differentiation. Can be used as a lesson leader, guided practice, independent practice, for cooperative learning and math centers, or as an assessment. Use with smartboard, projector, computer, pad or as printable. Lesson is complete - NO PREP. Objectives: - Recognize the place value of digits within numbers - Recognize the place value of digits within decimal numbers - Recognize the digit to the right is 10 times less - Recognize the digit to the left is 10 times more Includes 6 practice pages and answer keys. Aligned with NCCS Math - 5.NBT.1 Look for more help at commoncoremath.net! Total Pages 6 Answer Key Included Teaching Duration 2 Days
Scale Drawings Presentation - 7.G.1
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Scale Drawings Presentation - 7.G.1

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Also included as part of Scale Drawings- 7.G.1 Full Lesson Bundle. Introduction to scale drawing includes multiple examples. Requirements include working with proportional dimensions, identifying scale factor and creating a simple scale drawing. Scaffolded lesson provides for classroom differentiation. Can be used as a lesson leader, guided practice, independent practice, for cooperative learning and math centers, or as an assessment. Use with smartboard, projector, computer, pad or as printable. Lesson is complete - NO PREP. Editable version included. PowerPoint software not necessary. Objectives: - Determine dimensions of corresponding figures when given a scale drawing - Identify scale factor given two figures - Reproduce drawing at a different scale Includes 20 interactive slides. Aligned with NCCS Math - 7.G.1 Visit commoncoremath.net for additional help.
Introduction to Measuring Angles - 4.MD.5
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Introduction to Measuring Angles - 4.MD.5

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Introduction to angles and angle measurements. Scaffolded lesson provides for classroom differentiation. Can be used as a lesson leader, guided practice, independent practice, for cooperative learning and math centers, or as an assessment. Use with smartboard, projector, computer, pad or as printable. Lesson is complete - NO PREP. Objectives: - Recognize angles as geometric shapes formed when two rays share a common endpoint - Understand angles are a fractional portion of a circle - Know angles are a measure of the distance between the two rays measured in degrees - Estimate angle measurements Includes 6 practice pages and answer keys. Aligned with NCCS Math - 4.MD.5 Look for more help at commoncoremath.net!
Read, Write and Evaluate Algebraic Expressions - NCCS Math 6.EE.2
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Read, Write and Evaluate Algebraic Expressions - NCCS Math 6.EE.2

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Presentation and student workbook will introduce and provide practice working with algebraic expressions. Multiple lessons Use on smartboard, projector, as overheads, printouts or on a pad or computer Objectives: - Write expressions using numbers and letters for unknowns - Identify the parts of an expression, (terms, variables, constants…) - Evaluate expressions by substituting specific values for variables - Perform arithmetic operations including exponents using the correct order of operations (without parenthesis) Includes presentation (PowerPoint software not necessary), student workbook and answer pages. NCCS Math 4.G.3
Order of Operations Presentation - 5.OA.1
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Order of Operations Presentation - 5.OA.1

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Interactive Powerpoint presentation leads students through rules for order of operations. Presentation moves step by step using examples to work through simplifying expressions containing all four operations, parenthesis and exponents. Editable version included. NO PREP. Use with smartboard, projector, computer, pad or as printables. Great lesson for cooperative learning or centers. Objectives: - Recognize symbols used in numerical expressions and equations - Use parenthesis, and exponents in numerical expressions - Evaluate numerical expressions containing parenthesis and exponents Includes 20 interactive slides Aligned with NCCS Math 5.OA.1 Be sure and check commoncoremath.net for additional help.