1. Roll With It

    • Resource ID: TXLS066
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: Math

    Students will experience a hands-on lesson regarding ratios. While doing this, students will deepen their understanding of the concepts of ratios.

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    Give a Hoot . . . Fraction Scoot

    • Resource ID: TXLS133
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: Math

    Students will add and subtract unlike denominators using pictorial models and manipulatives. During the lesson, they will use both group and independent work to build confidence as they use a variety of formative assessments to check for understanding. The final activity in the lesson has both application of the concepts being taught and a personal reflection of understanding. 

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    Solving Quadratic Equations Using Concrete Models

    • Resource ID: A1M6L5
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    Given a quadratic equation, the student will use tiles to factor and solve the equation.

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    Evaluating Methods of Sampling from a Set of Data

    • Resource ID: M7M2L19
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Given a problem situation, the student will evaluate a method of sampling to determine the validity of an inference made from the set of data.

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    Determining Parent Functions (Verbal/Graph)

    • Resource ID: A1M2L1
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    Given a graph or verbal description of a function, the student will determine the parent function.

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    Coordinate Geometry: Length and Distance

    • Resource ID: GM3L9
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    Given coordinates of points, the student will use the distance formula to solve problems involving length and distance.

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    Domain and Range: Numerical Representations

    • Resource ID: A2M1L1
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    Given a function in the form of a table, mapping diagram, and/or set of ordered pairs, the student will identify the domain and range using set notation, interval notation, or a verbal description as appropriate.

  8. Lines of Symmetry

    • Resource ID: TXLS107
    • Grade Range: 1
    • Subject: Math

    Students will work collaboratively with a partner to discover what is a line of symmetry.

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    Let's Talk Turkey

    • Resource ID: TXLS136
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: Math

    Students will work collaboratively to apply different strategies such as pictorial representations, part-part-whole, number sentences, and open number lines to solve Thanksgiving-themed one-step and multi-step word problems.

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    Using Geometric Concepts and Properties to Solve Problems

    • Resource ID: M7M3L15
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Given pictorial representations, the student will use geometric concepts and properties to solve problems from art and architecture.

  11. Balancing Act

    • Resource ID: TXLS205
    • Grade Range: K
    • Subject: Math

    Students use a pan balance model and manipulatives to identify a total that balances two parts. The use of the pan balance will help to develop the concept of equality. Students will develop the language of equality by reading and identifying the following expressions; balances, is the same as, is equal to, and equal before the symbol for equality is introduced. Students will identify an unknown part in a balance situation. Students will communicate ideas, explain, and justify how they solved problems.

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    The Picture Graph Party

    • Resource ID: TXLS093-0
    • Grade Range: K
    • Subject: Math

    Students will explore and create picture graphs through collaboration and group work.

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    Learning the Two-Step Equation

    • Resource ID: TXLS038-0
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: Math

    Students will physically represent an array, a strip diagram, and an equation before working collaboratively in small groups to create these three models using a word problem.

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    Birthday Conundrum

    • Resource ID: TXLS025-0
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: Math

    Students will work together to determine the amount of each snack item it will take to feed the guests at a birthday party using different methods of multiplication representation.

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    Just Graph It!

    • Resource ID: TXLS030-0
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: Math

    Students will be involved in a problem solving lesson in which they are to visually represent previously collected survey data.

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    Analyzing Data Using a Dot Plot

    • Resource ID: TXLS119-0
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: Math

    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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    Adding Fractions on a Number Line

    • Resource ID: TXLS113-0
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Math

    Students will work collaboratively in small groups to create number lines, and then use those number lines to model a real-world situation.

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    Modeling and Solving Two-Step Equations

    • Resource ID: TXLS012-0
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    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.

  19. Equations and Inequalities

    • Resource ID: TXLS034-0
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    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?

    • Resource ID: TXLS029-0
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    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.