Mathematics

This section contains lesson plans and activities for the classroom and at home plus links to informative and educational sites.

Use these pages to practice the skills that are assessed on Standardized Achievement Tests.  These quizzes are self-correcting, interactive and cover a variety of topics.

The Math Zone - Where students can practice skills covered on Standardized Tests

Practice Test Taking Skills in Math

Number Sense

1.0 - Students will compare and order positive and negative fractions, decimals, and mixed numbers.  Students will solve problems involving fractions, ratios, proportions, and percentages.

2.0 - Students will calculate and solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Calculator Math - Lesson Plan and INTERACTIVE QUIZ

Fractions: Adding and Subtracting - Application Lessons, puzzles, and QUIZZES

Number Sense - Make sense out of numbers!

Real World Percentages - Sales, Interest, and Tips Mini-Lessons plus Quizzes

What's the Operation??? - Add, Subtract, Multiply, and Divide with Ulysses the Math Dog!

Algebra and Functions

1.0 - Students will write verbal expressions and sentences as algebraic expressions and equations; evaluate algebraic expressions, solve simple linear equations and graph and interpret their results.

2.0 - Students will analyze and use tables, graphs, and rules to solve problems involving rates and proportions.

3.0 - Students will investigate geometric patterns and describe them algebraically.

Basic Algebraic Problem Solving - How to solve algebraic equations plus an INTERACTIVE QUIZ

How Can a Letter Equal a Number??? - Algebra Lesson and activities plus an INTERACTIVE QUIZ!

Completing the Square: Solving Quadratic Equations - Internet lesson, activities, plus an INTERACTIVE QUIZ

Flat is Where It's At!!! - An Introduction to the uses of angles in solving problems in 2-D; Lesson Plan, activities,   plus an INTERACTIVE QUIZ

Flat is Where It's At: Drawings - An extension activity in the use of angles in solving problems plus an INTERACTIVE QUIZ

Flat is Where It's At: Angles and Algebra - Check out the INTERACTIVE QUIZ activity!

Getting into the Rhythm - An Introduction to Logarithms, plus an INTERACTIVE QUIZ

Getting into the Rhythm - Applications of Logarithms, plus an INTERACTIVE QUIZ

Matrix Madness: An Introduction to Matrices - Internet lesson, activities, plus an INTERACTIVE QUIZ

The Power of Powers - Applications of Exponential Functions, plus an INTERACTIVE QUIZ

The Quadratic Formula - Internet lesson, activities, plus an INTERACTIVE QUIZ

Triple Trouble - Solving Linear Equations with Three Variables - A continuation of "How can a letter equal a number?" Don't miss the INTERACTIVE QUIZ!

Using the Power of Powers - An Introduction to Exponential Functions, plus an INTERACTIVE QUIZ

Measurement and Geometry

1.0 - Students deepen their understanding of the measurement of plane and solid shapes and use this understanding to solve problems.

2.0 - Students identify and describe the properties of two-dimensional figures.

Slope - A Measure of Steepness; Lesson plan, activities, plus an INTERACTIVE QUIZ!

Area - An Introduction to basic geometry skills and practice lessons and quizzes

Area - Find the Area of Circles

Area - Find the Area of Triangles

Perimeter - An Introduction to basic geometry skills and practice lessons and quizzes

Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability

1.0 - Students compute and analyze statistical measurements for data sets.

2.0 - Students use data samples of a population and describe the characteristics and limitations of the samples.

3.0 - Students determine theoretical and experimental probabilities and use these to make predictions about events.

Estimation

Home on the Range: Mean, Median, and Mode Revisited - Don't miss the INTERACTIVE QUIZ!

How Much is Enough? - Data sampling lesson plans and INTERACTIVE QUIZ

Prediction - Lesson Plans and INTERACTIVE QUIZ

Probability: Part 1

Probability: Part 2

Mathematical Reasoning

1.0 - Students make decisions about how to approach problems.

2.0 - Students use strategies, skills, and concepts in finding solutions.

3.0 - Students move beyond a particular problem by generalizing to other situations.

Analyze It! - Part 1

Analyze It! - Part 2

Figure It Out! - An exercise in math reasoning, addition

Figure It Out! - An exercise in math reasoning, multiplication

Imaginary Numbers Can Cause REAL Problems

Music! - Math Reasoning related to musical notes

Register!!! - Checkbook Math to practice Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, and Dividing

Wacky Word Problems - Practice Reasoning Skills with Ully the Math Dog!