# Identifying Prime or Composite Numbers

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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach fourth graders about identifyinging prime or composite numbers.

Material Type: Assessment, Interactive, Lecture

# Games to Practice Multiplication Facts

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Students must think about the factors of each number as they play this game. Students quickly learn the value of selecting prime numbers as a strategy. The beauty of the game design is that students will review the factors of many numbers and mentally add the sum of these factors together in search of the "best move."

Material Type: Game

Author: Terry Kawas

# Listing All Factors

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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach third graders about listing all factors.

Material Type: Assessment, Interactive, Lecture

# Identifying the Multiples of a Given Number

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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach third graders about identifying the multiples of a given number.

Material Type: Assessment, Interactive, Lecture

# Factors World Problems

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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach fourth graders about completing the number patterns based on the multiplication table.

Material Type: Assessment, Interactive, Lecture

# Grade 5 Math Module 2

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In Module 2, students apply the patterns of the base ten system to mental strategies and the multiplication and division algorithms.

Material Type: Assessment, Homework/Assignment, Lesson Plan

# Integers: Introduction to the concept, with activities comparing temperatures and money.

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This lesson will be the first of six lessons guiding students in constructing the abstract concepts necessary to understand adding positive and negative integers. It is designed for adult learners (or middle school or older) who are not fluent with using numbers.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Susan Jones

# Cup of Rice

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One common mistake students make when dividing fractions using visuals is the confusion between remainder and the fractional part of a mixed number answer.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Illustrative Mathematics

# The Art of Improvisation: 3 For All

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SPARK is there as Rafe Chase, Tim Orr and Stephen Kearin hit the stage without a script and turn audience suggestions into narrative stories that amaze and amuse. This Educator Guide addresses improvisation as a technique for developing thinking and language skills.

Material Type: Lecture, Lesson Plan

# Composing a Melody

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Students compose and notate short melodies using their names.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Lesson Plan

# Composing in Simple and Compound Meters

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Students compose and notate short rhythms in 4/4, 3/4, and 6/8 meters across multiple class periods.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Lesson Plan

# Every Good Boy Does Fine - MusicK8.com

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Every Good Boy Does Fine, by John Riggio, is another in the continuing series of songs that teach musical concepts. In this fun music video, animated by Bill Belongia, Piggy the pig helps teach the names of the lines of the treble clef through the use of mnemonics.

Material Type: Lecture

# FACE - MusicK8.com

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This clever song, by Teresa Jennings, helps young music students learn and remember the spaces on the treble clef. This fun video, animated by Bill Belongia, is a great music teaching tool.

Material Type: Lecture

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Material Type: Lesson Plan

Authors: Abby Deprey, Chelsey Loomis

# Asthma & Physical Activity in the School

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Newly revised in 2012! This easy-to-read booklet is perfect for teachers, coaches, and families who want to help students with asthma take part in sports and physical activities. Discusses how to help students control their asthma and follow an asthma action plan. Also explains how to manage asthma triggers, ensure students have access to their asthma medicines, recognize worsening asthma symptoms and take action, and modify activities based on a childs asthma status. Includes sample asthma action plans and information about using a peak flow meter, metered-dose inhaler, and dry powder inhaler.

# Heave Ho!

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Students discover the scientific basis for the use of inclined planes. Using a spring scale, a bag of rocks and an inclined plane, student groups explore how dragging objects up a slope is easier than lifting them straight up into the air. Also, students are introduced to the scientific method and basic principles of experimentation. To conclude, students imagine and design their own uses for inclined planes.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Mike McGroddy

# Investigating Extreme Weather Events with Interactive Activities

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This article highlights resources that can be used to supplement lessons on extreme weather, including games and video clips. The article appears in the free, online magazine for K-Grade 5 teachers Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle. The magazine focuses on the essential principles of climate science.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Game, Lesson Plan, Teaching/Learning Strategy