Who says math cant be fun & games Nancy L. Foote www.nancyfootehigley.com
Tennessee Math Standards Flexibility Fluency Adaptability Technology Vocabulary
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Proportional reasoning 1 out of 4 doctors say Hybrid cars get 35 mpg in the city. Buy a hybrid and save 50% on fuel. Its on sale for 40% off. It will grow 600%. 5 for $1.25
Lilliputians are 6 inches tall. Gulliver is 6 feet tall. How many Lilliputians are needed to be as tall as you? Proportional Reasoning
Then they measured my right thumb, and desired no more; for by a mathematical computation, that twice round the thumb is once round the wrist, and so on to the neck and the waist. Really? Lets measure in cm. Shirt making 101
Astronomers discovered a planet beyond our solar system that is 1.6 times the size of Jupiter. Jupiter is 11.2 times the size of Earth. How big is the new planet compared to Earth? Space: The Next Frontier
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Games To teach math
Dice games Multiplication madness Integer excitement Fraction busters
Adding machine tape Race to the top Remnants
One extra tile 1/3 of 21 1/5 of 40 1/8 of 72 the number of sides on a hexagon 1/6 of 2 dozen 1/8 the number of ounces in a pound 1/7 of 42 1/5 the value of a quarter 1/7 the number of days in a week
Number tiles Challenge 1 The locker number is odd. The sum of the digits is greater than 15. The first digit is 1 more than the third. The second digit is 2 more than the first. Challenge 2 The locker number is odd. The second digit is 4 less than the third. The first digit is 7 more than the second. Use the number tiles 0 9 to find the 3-digit locker number.
Story graph Incorporate writing into math
Puzzles I couldnt sleep last night. The digital clock kept me awake. I got to thinking I wonder which number shows up for the greatest amount of time? How much time does it show up for?
Im in Tennessee T E N N E S S E E T E 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 I wonder what letter is number 20? Number 100?
Did you know? One-seventh of the worlds population is left-handed. Memphis is home for 650,000 people. How many are left-handed?
Podcasting 101 Mental math podcasts Write Review Record Publish