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ERIC Number: ED396955
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 135
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87353-426-3
Ideas: NCTM Standards-Based Instruction, Grades 5-8.
Hynes, Michael C., Ed.
This document is a collection of activity-based mathematics lessons for grades 5-8 from the "Ideas" department in "Arithmetic Teacher: Mathematics Education through the Middle Grades." Each lesson includes background information, objectives, directions, extensions, and student worksheets. A matrix is included which correlates the titles of the activities with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards that apply to the lessons. Lesson titles include: "What Parts Do You Eat?,""How Can You Work It?,""Stamps with Patterns,""The Mail Route,""Tree-and-Pencil Measurements,""Range Finder,""What's Important about Triangles?,""How Many Triangles Can You Construct?,""Aluminum Cans,""How to Bag It?,""Getting the Facts,""Can It Be?,""Graphs of SKITTLES,""Preference Survey,""We Flip Over Art,""Testing the Strength of Paper Tubes,""Spanning to the Max!,""Super Bowl Scores,""Football Finances,""Rock 'r Rap,""What Should We Eat?,""Presidential Photo Finishes,""Lewis and Clark and Me,""Space Nutrition,""Which Way?,""Lock It Up,""Computation Court: Defend Your Decision,""The World's Fastest,""Weight Toss,""Fraction Kites in Motion,""High-Flying Fractions,""What's the Beat?,""Heartifacts,""Triangles,""Tessellation Combinations,""Sports Numbers,""Airport Numbers,""Make a Puzzle,""Triangular Regions Make Many Figures,""Name Your Tune,""History of Populations,""Heights of Students in Our Class,""About Our Class,""Television Commercials,""Television Viewing Time," and "Fingerprint Detective". (MKR)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091-1593.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.