This card game allows students to practice number skills.

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- Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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This card game allows students to practice number skills.

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- Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics

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This problem requires a comparison of rates where one is given in ...

This problem requires a comparison of rates where one is given in terms of unit rates, and the other is not.

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- Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics

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In this task students are required to compare numbers that are identified ...

In this task students are required to compare numbers that are identified by word names and not just digits. The order of the numbers described in words are intentionally placed in a different order than their base-ten counterparts so that students need to think carefully about the value of the numbers.

- Subject:
- Mathematics
- Numbers and Operations
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- Activity/Lab
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one ...

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: The number line below shows two numbers, 0 and $\frac53$. Where is 1 on this number line? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAXRjMUgiu4...

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- Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics

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There is a non-mathematical fact that students must know about mixtures in ...

There is a non-mathematical fact that students must know about mixtures in order to answer this question. When salt is dissolved in water, the salt disperses evenly through the mixture, so any sample from the mixture that has the same volume will have the same amount of salt.

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- Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics

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This is the first version of a task asking students to find ...

This is the first version of a task asking students to find the areas of triangles that have the same base and height, and is the most concrete.

- Subject:
- Mathematics
- Geometry
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- Activity/Lab
- Provider:
- Illustrative Mathematics
- Provider Set:
- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one ...

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: The number line below shows two numbers, 0 and 1. Where is $\frac14$ on this number line? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJ0LDgxVGfU...

- Subject:
- Mathematics
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- Provider:
- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics

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The purpose of this task is to give students practice constructing functions ...

The purpose of this task is to give students practice constructing functions that represent a quantity of interest in a context, and then interpreting features of the function in the light of that context. It can be used as either an assessment or a teaching task.

- Subject:
- Mathematics
- Functions
- Material Type:
- Activity/Lab
- Provider:
- Illustrative Mathematics
- Provider Set:
- Illustrative Mathematics
- Author:
- Illustrative Mathematics

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one ...

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Materials * A cup for each student to represent his/her cave * Counters * Recording sheet Actions The teacher begins by counting out a certain number o...

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- Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one ...

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important aspects of the task and its potential use.

- Subject:
- Functions
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- Activity/Lab
- Provider:
- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one ...

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Maned wolves are a threatened species that live in South America. People estimate that there are about 24,000 of them living in the wild. The dhole is ...

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- Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics

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This task requires students to work with unit rates.

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- Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics

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This task presents an opportunity to explore a more general and non-algebraic ...

This task presents an opportunity to explore a more general and non-algebraic view of functions.

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- Mathematics
- Functions
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- Provider:
- Illustrative Mathematics
- Provider Set:
- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one ...

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Write as many equations for each picture as you can. Use the numbers 4, 1, and 5. Here are some equations for this picture. 4+1=5 \hskip4em 5 = 4+1 5-1...

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- Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics

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The first of these word problems is a multiplication problem involving equal-sized ...

The first of these word problems is a multiplication problem involving equal-sized groups. The next two reflect the two related division problems, namely, "How many groups?" and "How many in each group?"

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- Mathematics
- Numbers and Operations
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics

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The purpose of this task is to foster a classroom discussion that ...

The purpose of this task is to foster a classroom discussion that will highlight the difference between multiplicative and additive reasoning.

- Subject:
- Mathematics
- Numbers and Operations
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- Provider:
- Illustrative Mathematics
- Provider Set:
- Illustrative Mathematics
- Author:
- Illustrative Mathematics

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one ...

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Materials The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle The students work individually or in pairs. Each student or pair needs: Three ten-frames for each s...

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- Mathematics
- Material Type:
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- Provider:
- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one ...

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: SCREEN I In science class, some students dropped a basketball and allowed it to bounce. They measured and recorded the highest point of each bounce. ht...

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- Mathematics
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- Provider:
- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics

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The three tasks in this set are not examples of tasks asking ...

The three tasks in this set are not examples of tasks asking students to compute using the standard algorithms for multiplication and division because most people know what those kinds of problems look like. Instead, these tasks show what kinds of reasoning and estimation strategies students need to develop in order to support their algorithmic computations.

- Subject:
- Mathematics
- Material Type:
- Activity/Lab
- Provider:
- Illustrative Mathematics
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- Illustrative Mathematics
- Author:
- Illustrative Mathematics

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one ...

- Subject:
- Ratios and Proportions
- Material Type:
- Activity/Lab
- Provider:
- Illustrative Mathematics
- Provider Set:
- Illustrative Mathematics