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• NCTM Illuminations
Using the story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" by Mark Twain, learners simulate a jumping-frog contest and determine the distances "jumped." Learners record...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
In this math lesson, learners examine pennies and dimes and model subtraction as they listen to a children’s book ("Alexander Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday" by Judith Viorst). Learners...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
This lesson focuses on the observation of properties and the classification of objects to build ideas about variables. Learners compare buttons to identify similarities and differences. In addition...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
In this three-day (or three-part) math lesson, learners represent the number eight in writing and with a variety of manipulatives related to spiders. Learners construct sets of eight by cutting...

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 4 - 8 2 to 4 hours
• NCTM Illuminations
This lesson focuses learners on the concept of 1,000,000. It allows learners to see firsthand the sheer size of 1 million, while at the same time providing learners with an introduction to sampling...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
In this math lesson, learners listen to a poem about money from Shel Silverstein's "Where the Sidewalk Ends" and examine a quarter. Learners find sets of coins equivalent to a...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
This lesson initiates the development of skills in collecting and recording data. First, learners read "Freckle Juice" by Judy Blume. Then, learners collect data about a partner's...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
In this math activity, learners read "Frog and Toad Are Friends" and use clues to sort and classify buttons. This is a great activity to connect mathematics to children's literature.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
In this math meets physics lesson, learners encounter the magical effect of reflection as they use a mirror to visually experience the concept of doubling quantities. This experience focuses...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
In this math lesson, learners read the poem "Shapes" from "A Light in the Attic" by Shel Silverstein. Then, learners create their own illustration of the poem. In this lesson,...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes

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