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Elementary School

Activity 1: I Want More

EngageNY - Kindergarten Module 1: Count Numbers to 10

EngageNY - Kindergarten Module 5: Numbers 10-20; Count to 100 by Ones and Tens

EngageNY - Grade 3 Module 5: Fractions as Numbers on the Number Line

EngageNY - Grade 3 Module 1: Properties of Multiplication and Division and Solving Problems with Units of 2–5 and 10

Four Triangle Problem with Formative Assessment Grade K

Four Triangle Problem with Formative Assessment Grade 2


Middle School

Activity 2: Ratio Tables to the Rescue
Activity 3: Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Activity 4: Takin' Care of Business
Activity 5: Power Bars
Activity 6: Mee, Too
Activity 7: Look's Like it to Me
Activity 8 The Midas Touch
Activity 9: A New Slant on Ratio Tables

Estimating: Counting Trees

Estimations and Approximations: The Money Munchers

Let it Snow- Handout

Magnifying and Shrinking

Maximizing Area: Gold Rush

Modeling: Making Matchsticks

Shaded Areas of Rectangular Grids

Solving Real Life Problems: Baseball Jerseys

Using Dimensions: Designing a Sports Bag


High School

Devising a Measure for Correlation

Ferris Wheel

Five Essential Pieces

Mathematics Vision Project- Overview 

One is Things is Like the Other- Lesson Plan

Optimization: Boomerang

Resources for Teaching the Iowa Core Additional Standards in High School Mathematics


Solving Geometry Problems: Floodlights

Student Sheets- M and Ms

Teaching for Understanding (Mary Martensen video)

The Blue M and M Lesson Plan

"What Condition Are You?"

What is the Probability of the All-Female Zimmerman Jury?

When Harry Met Sally


Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on October 06, 2015 at 1:35pm.