Mathematics

Lesson Plans: 3-5

Body Length Experiment
Students will make graphs that compare the length of your students' bones to the length of their bodies.
Checkbook
Students use a checkbook system in conjunction with their classroom behavior system to develop life skills.
Classmate Grid
Students will use a coordinate grid using information about their classmates.
Classmate Pictograph
Students will make a pictograph using information about their classmates.
Ecosystem
Students will solve a problem by generating, collecting, organizing, displaying, and analyzing data using a bar graph.
Geometric Figures
Students will identify two and three dimensional shapes and use appropriate geometric vocabulary to write a description of the figure by taking pictures of geometric figures in their own environment.
Graphing Progress
Students will use a spreadsheet program to graph their progress for the year.
Hermit Crab Races
Students will use the formula, distance equals rate times time, to find the speed of a hermit crab and a human.
Luxury Hotel
Students will understand concrete and symbolic representations of fractions in real-world situations by designing a piece of property using specific fractions.
Pie Graph Pictures
Students will create a pie graph using a digital camera and data from their classmates.
Pulse Rates
Students will analyze real-world data to recognize patterns and relationships by compare data on graphs generated by a computer.
Weather
Students will watch the weather each day of the school year and compare weather from each season using Appleworks Spreadsheet.