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Crime Scene Two Steppers: Two-step word problems using multiplication and division

Students will collaboratively solve two-step real-world word multiplication and division problems by using a checklist. Students will also solve a two-step word problem by completing a hands-on group activity.

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Word problems, models and more!

**The students will engage in group activities to solve word problems with and without models as well as writing equations. **

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Wrap It Up! Lateral Area and Surface Area of Prisms

Students will be given a net to calculate how much material it would take to cover the surface.

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Solving One- and Two-Step Addition and Subtraction Problems

Students will use strategies to break down steps in a word problem, allowing for an understanding of the vocabulary and processes necessary, to apply correct math operations, maintain correct place value, and analyze solution feasibility.

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Graphs and More Graphs Oh My!

**Students will gather data based on a game and create the four types of graphs (pictograph, frequency table, bar graph, and dot plot).**

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Comparing Box Plots and Dot Plots

This lesson is a 90-minute lesson that can be delivered in one block or split into two 45 minute lessons. The first part of the lesson engages students in a notice/wonder activity that is designed to help students begin to question how data is represented in box plots and dot plots. The second part of the lesson is designed for students to compare data in box plots and dot plots and identify truths and untruths about the representations.

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Multiplication at the Market

Students will solve one-step multiplication problems using concrete objects, pictorial models, arrays, and equal groups.

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Strike a Pose

The students will solve two-step equations through modeling, expressing algebraically, and writing out the steps to their solutions.

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Rational Number Stations

**Students will visit two different stations and work as a group to add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational numbers.**

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Planting the Seeds of Perimeter

**Students will create planters that meet specific perimeter dimensions. The students will need to determine the number of sides and the perimeter for their planter. **

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Utilize Strip Diagrams to Solve Multi-step Multiplication and Division Word Problems

Students will utilize manipulatives to create concrete and pictorial strip diagram representations in order to solve multi-step multiplication and division word problems.

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Decoding Word Problems

**This lesson focuses on multi-step word problems involving division along with addition or subtraction. The students chunk word problems into each individual step and learn how to choose a familiar strategy. **

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What Goes In, Must Come Out

**Students will learn how to use an input-output table using real-world examples.**

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Analyzing Data Using a Dot Plot

Students will construct a dot plot using data collected on the faces of a cube after it is rolled. Students will then use a key to change the data to represent a larger population.

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Modeling and Solving Two-Step Equations

Students will use various materials to create models of two-step equations. Then, they will take an equation, create their own model, and solve for the variable from the model.

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Equations and Inequalities

Using a graphic organizer, students will write and solve a one-variable, two-step equation using the distributive property. They also will draw a picture and justify their solution.

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Does Paper Have Volume?

Students will be involved in a problem-solving lesson to determine if paper has volume, find the volume of a piece of paper and a ream of paper, and determine how many pieces of paper will fit inside their classroom.

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Discovering the Ratio of Pi

Students will discover the ratio of *pi* by relating the circumference to the diameter of various circles. Students will use this ratio to approximate the formulas for circumference.

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Volume of Triangular Prisms

Students will use hands-on manipulatives to discover the connection between the shape of the base and the height to determine the volume of a prism.

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Problem-Solving Pet Store

Using a pet store theme, students will work in groups to solve real-world problems to grasp the concept of multi-step multiplication and division word problems.