Archives for 5th Grade

Goldie Lots

Students will learn about the properties of gold and how gold is being used globally. Students will test their understanding of both volume and surface area.

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Just One Kiss

The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids. Students will figure out how many hershey kisses are need to fill the pyramid. This is one sweet lesson.

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Big Foot

Your students will use the stories told by several witnesses to piece together what Bigfoot looks like. They will need both their reading and math skills to complete this task.

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The Frankenstein Project – Metric Version

It's ALIVE!!! It's ALIVE!!! It's ALIVE!!!! If you build it, they will learn. Students will replace Dr. Frankenstein and use centimeter measurement, number sense, and proportional reasoning to build their own creature.

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The Quadfather

Comparisons among all the well-known polygon families lead to your students finding the perimeter, area, angles, and ends with the missing side finally found.

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A Sticky Situation

Having trouble getting those geometry concepts to stick? Grab some packs of sticky notes and get your hands sticky while solving problems about area, perimeter, volume, and more!

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Cup’O Marbles

This lesson is a great way to assess student understanding of multiple 8th grade standards including scientific notation and volume of spheres. Students are asked to reason about the very small and the very large as they convert from one to the other.

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