MATH Lessons, Lesson Plans, Worksheets, and Activities for teaching 2nd Grade - 3rd Grade - 4th Grade - 5th Grade - 6th Grade - 7th Grade - 8th Grade - Elementary - Middle School
Add or Subtract
Learn to use addition or subtraction.
Estimation and Measurement: Looking at the Blue Whale
This math estimation and measurement lesson consists of an article about the blue whale to be read individually and then discussed in groups, facilitated by the teacher.
Making change: Working with Money
The lesson consists of a series of number sentences, in the form of a story, which the children have to work out in sequence in order to answer the last question correctly.
Add or Subtract Part 2
Learn to use addition or subtraction for solving problems. Part 2.
Learning to Multiply
An introduction to multiplication.
Solving Problems Part 1 - Addition
Solving addition problems part 1.
Solving Problems Part 2 - Addition and Subtraction
Solving addition and subtraction problems part 2.
Geometry: Area & Perimeter
Teach the students the meaning of the terms area and perimeter and learn how to calculate them.
Halves, Thirds and Quarters ? Exploring Fractions
A discussion of fractions, facilitated by the teacher using visual aids, is followed by a visual problem and word problems to help the children understand the basics of fractions.
Where am I? ? Position in Space
An introduction to the concept of mathematics having its own language followed by the use of positional words. Activities that follow include a treasure hunt where one group follows the directions given by another to a well-hidden treasure.
Positive and Negative Numbers- An Introduction with Addition and Money
Students will be introduced to positive and negative numbers and money.
Does it add up? ? Applying Arithmetic Operations to Solve Everyday Problems
The lesson emphasizes the use of math in day to day life.
Circles, Cylinders, Cones and Spheres ? Comparing 2-D and 3-D Objects
Children practice in predicting the expansion of simple patterns and also encourages them to think about the 2-D faces on 3-D shapes.
What is the time? Measurements of Time
The reading introduces the children to the analogue clock and should be used as a class discussion, preferably with visual aids in the form of clocks which they can handle and whose hands they can manipulate.
Times Tables - Multiplication
The lesson is an introduction to multiplication. Although the reading is designed for individual and pair work the children need a great deal of practice in using both the repeated addition method and the table provided.
The reading introduces the children to the basic concept of percentages and should form part of a class discussion. Activity A allows the children to visually conceptualize percent as part of a hundred.
Math ? Pictures and Bars ? Learning About Graphs
The reading introduces the children to graphs and shows them how to use picture and bar graphs to record everyday data. It is designed to be used as part of a class discussion.
Math ? < > = ? Greater Than, Less Than, Equals
The reading may be used individually or in pairs but the concept should be discussed in class and the children should be allowed to experiment with concrete objects before completing the activities.
Fractions and Percentages
Activity A deals with changing percentages into fractions and simplifying the fractions.
Pies and Percentages - Learning About Pie Graphs
Activity A gives them the opportunity to practice working out the percentage of a section of a circle while Activity B requires them to draw their own pie graph using the data.
What is the Day Today? ? Measurements of Time
Most children will come to this lesson with prior knowledge of the days and months of the year. This lesson aims to extend that knowledge. Visual aid in the form of a calendar will enrich the lesson.
Solid Shapes ? Comparing 3-D Objects
The lesson builds upon preceding lessons on 2-D shapes and introduces the different aspects of 3-D objects. Depending upon the children?s reading levels, the reading could be done individually or in pairs.
Learning About Triangles
This lesson introduces triangles. It is designed to follow a lesson on drawing angles, and assumes that the children are able to use a protractor to measure angles.
Grids and Coordinates
This lesson introduces the first quadrant of the coordinate plane. Activity A gives the children practice in plotting a point on the grid, using given coordinates. Activity B provides an exercise in naming the coordinates of a point.
Odd and Even Numbers
This lesson introduces the concept of odd and even numbers. Activity A requires children to identify sets of odd and even numbers. Activity B is an exercise in skip-counting odd and even numbers.
This lesson introduce prime and composite numbers. It gives the children an opportunity to use the sieve method to identify the prime numbers from 1 to 100.
This lesson assumes knowledge of basic shapes. It builds on this knowledge by identifying and naming a number of the more common polygons.
Learning About Subtraction
This lesson introduces the concept of subtraction. The reading is designed to be used by the children themselves, but at this level the teacher may wish to use it as a shared reading activity.
Recognizing and Matching Numbers
This lesson serves to reinforce the knowledge of the former and teach number sequencing, number recognition and one to one matching to the latter. Activity A provides an exercise in number recognition and matching and Activity B is a sequencing exercise.
Word Problems Using Addition and Subtraction
The students will solve words problems using addition and subtraction.
Rounding Whole Numbers
A math lesson in rounding to the nearest ten, hundred, and thousand place. Students will look over examples and answer questions.
This lesson introduces the concept of patterns. It is designed to be part of a paired reading session.
Greater Than, Less Than
This lesson introduces the concepts of ?greater than?, ?less than?, and ?equal to?.
This is an introductory lesson about how to tell time.
Perimeter and Area
This is an introductory lesson about area and perimeter.
This is an introductory lesson about triangles and their classification.
Simple Units of Measurement
This is an introductory lesson about simple units of measurement and how they relate to one another.
This lesson explains percentages.
This lesson explains ratios.
How to Read a Ruler
This lesson introduces students to the ruler.
Rounding and Estimation
This lesson explains how to round off numbers.
This lesson tells students how to correctly add fractions.
This lesson introduces students to algebraic equations.
This lesson informs students how to average numbers.
Converting Fractions and Decimals
This lesson tells students how to convert fractions into decimals.
Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
This lesson tells students how to correctly multiply and divide fractions.
Order of Operations
This lesson informs students of the proper order of mathematical operations.
Reducing Fractions or Simplifying Fractions
This lesson explains how to reduce or simplify fractions.
This lesson introduces students to the Roman numeral system.
This lesson introduces students to exponents.
This lesson introduces students to probability.
Pythagoras of Samos
This lesson introduces students to Pythagoras and Pythagoreans.
This lesson introduces students to polygons.
This lesson introduces students to volume.
All About Circles
The lesson builds upon the children?s prior knowledge of circles and introduces them to the different parts of a circle and the terminology used. The reading is designed to be used by the children themselves, individually or in pairs.
More, Less and the Same
Activity A requires the children to indicate sets of objects which are more or less than a given set and Activity B requires them to identify sets which contain the same number of objects.
The lesson introduces the children to square roots using whole numbers.
This lesson is designed to reinforce the children?s understanding of rounding by introducing the rounding of decimals.
This lesson introduces students to graphs.
The Distributive Property of Multiplication
This lesson introduces students to the Distributive Property of Multiplication.
Properties of Addition
This lesson introduces students to the Commutative Property of Addition and the Associative Property of Addition.
Properties of Multiplication: Commutative and Associative
This lesson introduces students to the Commutative Property of Multiplication and the Associative Property of Multiplication.
Division and Divisibility
This lesson introduces students to rules for divisibility.
Multiplication: Cents and Decimals
This lesson introduces students to multiplication using cents and decimals.
Using Metric Units
This lesson introduces students to metric units of measurement.
Math ? Classification: Venn Diagrams
The lesson introduces the children to simple Venn diagrams, and shows them how to classify objects using this graphic method.