Games to Support the Program at Home
Number of the day
How much is on the floor?
What's fair?
Taking Turns
How much longer?
When should we leave?
How much do we save?
Wish list
Which holds the most?
Junk mail
Fourth Grade Unit Links
SHAPE OF THE DATA
Line Plot explanation and activity
Notes for Line Plot
Practice with Line Plots
Need a Coach for Math? Great support info for key concepts.
- Create a Bar Graph This wonderful resource is from the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES. After learning the basic principles behind bar graphs, students will create data (use examples gathered from your classroom, such as the number of people wearing blue pants today, red shirts, etc.) and then create their own online graphs.
- ReviseWise - Interpreting Data This web site uses colorful animation and great explanations to teach about interpreting different types of graphs. After the instruction, the students can take an online quiz to assess their understanding.
- AmblegraphThis online tools lets you create simple bar charts in your web browser. Children can use it for very quick surveys or a teacher can use it to model the construction of a bar graph with a class or group. Most elements are editable.
- Logic Zoo In this online game the student needs to place fanciful animals into the proper pens at a zoo based on several attributes. The pens are modeled after Venn diagrams.
- Venn Diagram Shape SorterThis online activity has the student sort objects into a Venn diagram based on size, color, and shape. The can either choose the rules and then do the sorting to match, or they can do the sorting to try to discover the rules.
Comparing Graphs - Excel Activity This is anExcel spreadsheet activity. In it three different sets of data (earnings, votes, heights) are shown with three different types of graphs (line, bar, circle). The student is to compare the different graphs to determine which is the best representation.
- Pie Chart Explore percentages and fractions using pie charts.
- Spinners Work with spinners to learn about numbers and probabilities.
- Mean - Mode - Median Great website to show the student the difference. Just click on start.
- ReviseWise - Mode, median, mean This web site uses colorful animation and great explanations to teach about mean, median, and mode. After the instruction, the students can take an online quiz to assess their understanding.
- Comparing Data - Excel Activity This is an Excel spreadsheet activity in which the student enters data and then the spreadsheet generates several measures of that data such as mean, median, mode, quartiles, and range. The student can then investigate the measures to compare the different sets of data.
- Smart boardPlay a game that will allow you to focus on many different areas of math
- Comparing Data - Excel Activity This is an Excel spreadsheet activity in which the student enters data and then the spreadsheet generates several measures of that data such as mean, median, mode, quartiles, and range. The student can then investigate the measures to compare the different sets of data.
- Mean, Median, and Mode GameGreat game to teach mean, median, and mode.
- Finding median Interactive game for finding the median of a series of numbers. Immediate feedback for student.
- Box Model - Virtual ManipulativeThis online activity models a probability experiment of pulling numbers from a box. First, the user decides which numbers, and how many of each, are in a box. Then the computer begins randomly drawing numbers and keeping totals. Superimposed can be a graph of the expected theoretical probabilities. This is excellent to show real v. theoretical probability, and the effect of the number of trials on the results.
- Disguise Combos gameIn this online interactive game the student determines by experiment how many possible disguise combinations there are, given several pieces to work with. After each round, the mathematical formula for combinations is used for the problem.
FRACTIONS/DECIMAL LINKS
Mathematics in the Movies- This is a collection of movie clips in which Mathematics appears in movies. Interesting idea!!
Teachers Tool box
Math Dictionary animation for kids This is an outstanding website allowing you to explore a comprehensive view of math with many examples
Talking CalculatorStudents will have fun entering number for all areas.
Sheppard MathOn line and fun site for learning Math Covers a lot of areas
Math Game sheet
Math Glossary Click on this link to illustrate and teach.
Virtual Manipulatefor determining percents. You will find this extremely helpful for students.
You want to be a Math Millionaire. All students will enjoy this site as well as teachers. It is fun to do and see if you can make it to the Millionaire spot.
APLUS MATH You may get yourself or your class ranked in the state when playing this game.
What is a fraction( Flash software very good!) Many examples.
Fractions Smart Board this smart board lesson will assist students in learning more about fractions. Created byMartha Portner
Franctions and groupsThis Smart Board lesson will assist students in learning more about fractions. Created byMartha Portner
Fractions Same parts different wholesThis Smart Board lesson will assist students in learning more about fractions. Created byMartha Portner
Fraction BarsLearn about fractions using fraction bars.
Fraction PiecesWork with parts and wholes to learn about fractions.
Fractions - Adding Illustrates what it means to find a common denominator and combine.
Fractions - Comparing Judge the size of fractions and plot them on a number line.
Fractions - Equivalent Illustrates relationships between equivalent fractions.
Fractions - Naming Write the fraction corresponding to the highlighted portion of a shape.
Fractions - Parts of a Whole Relates parts of a whole unit to written description and fraction.
Fractions - Rectangle Multiplication Visualize and practice multiplying fractions using an area representation.
Fractions - Visualizing Illustrate a fraction by dividing a shape and highlighting the appropriate parts.
Equivalent Fractions by Harcourt School PublishersThis online game is a concentration-style game where the student tries to match pairs of cards that represent equivalent fractions by numbers and pictures. The cards are randomly generated so each game is new.
Virtual Base BlocksThis great online manipulative allows you to investigate decimal place value by placing, moving, breaking, and grouping base blocks to represent whole number and decimal number place values.
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a HalfExplore logical reasoning and special awareness through geometric shapes. Discover the thirteen ways half of an eight-piece square can be arranged without rotating or flipping the pattern
Fishy Fractions - Improper FractionsIn this game you help Ulani the pelican catch fish by matching improper fractions to their equivalent mixed number form, and vice versa.
Fraction Frenzy!In this game students match equivalent fractions. Each round of the game gets more difficult as more and more fractions are used.
The DecifractatorThis online tool allows the user to easily manipulate the numerator and denominator in a fraction, and then generates the corresponding decimal. The ease of manipulation allows students to discover patterns and relationships.
Mastering Fractions in Math New site very good
Rename in Lowest Terms CircleIn this online activity students are shown a circle with parts shaded in. First they fill in what fraction is represented by the circle. Then they rename it in lowest terms. Helpful explanations are on the site as well.
ReviseWise - FractionsThis web site uses colorful animation and great explanations to teach about fractions, visualizing fractions, and equivalent fractions. After the instruction, the students can take an online quiz to assess their understanding.
Virtual Base Blocks - Adding DecimalsThis online manipulative allows students to add decimals using base ten blocks that can be combined and split. You can do random problems or create your own.
Interactive Multiplication Table This site will display the result by showing the answer to numbers 0 - 12
Measurement Links
Building a graph with your data
Area and perimeter surveyor
Pentominoe Game on Scholastic Website
The object of this game is simply to fit the pieces into the grids. To return a piece to the box, simply press the mouse button while "carrying" it on the mouse pointer off the grid. It IS possible and there are lots of ways to do it, but that doesn't make it easy. Have fun!
Livebinder tabs of Area and Perimeter
Perimeter and Area Games
Perimeter and Area on Math Playground
Area and Perimeter Rocks Song Video! (youtube)
Area and Perimeter Rocks Song Video! (teachertube)
Area and Perimeter song #2 Video (teachertube)
Volume Song video (teachertube)
Lyrics for Volume song (teachertube)
Volume Song (song #2 lyrics)
BBC Bitesize measurement link
http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/AreaExplorer/(area explorer)
http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/PerimeterExplorer/(perimeter explorer)
4th Grade - Tiling & Fencing (Area & Perimeter).pdf(Tiling and Fencing Unit)
Geometry Links
INDICATOR #1
Identify, describe and model intersecting, parallel and perpendicular lines and line segments; e.g., use straws or other material to model lines.
- Smart board Game Genius Geometry game
- Smart Board lesson This lesson was designed using Smart Board Technology. Please download the link above to allow you to utilize this lesson. SB This lesson was created by: Britany Woodworth SB
INDICATOR #2
Describe, classify, compare and model two- and three-dimensional objects using their attributes.
- Smart Board Lesson - Great Resource
- 2-Dimensional AnimationIn this animation, students are shown examples of regular and irregular polygons including triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons and octagons...
- 2-Dimensional ShapesIn this activity, students must correctly match the names of several polygons with their pictures.
- 2-Dimensional Shapes In this activity, students must correctly sort a group of regular and irregular polygons according to the number of sides.
- 2-Dimensional Shapes In this activity, students must correctly label a group of polygons according to the type of polygon.
- 2-Dimensional Shapes In this activity, students must complete sentences that describe the number of sides for each type of polygon presented.
- 3-D Objects and 2-D Shapes Lesson In this lesson, students sort 2-D shapes according to the number of sides and describe 3-D objects according to the number of faces, edges and vertice...
- 3-D Objects and 2-D Shapes-Explorer In this explorer, students must complete a variety of tasks dealing with 3-D objects and 2-D shapes, in the context of a rocket ship in outer space.
- 3-D Shapes Activity 1 In this activity, students must correctly match the names of several 3-D objects with their pictures.
- 3-D Shapes Activity 2 In this activity, students must correctly label a face, edge and vertex on a cube.
- 3-D Shapes Activity 3 In this activity, students must determine the number of faces on a cube, triangular prism and pyramid.
- 3-D Shapes Activity 4 In this activity, students must determine the number of edges on a cube, triangular prism and pyramid.
- 3-D Shapes Activity 5 In this activity, students must determine the number of vertices on a cube, triangular prism and pyramid.
- 3-D Shapes Animation 1 students are shown examples of 3-D objects including a cube, prism, pyramid, cylinder, cone and sphere.
- 3-D Shapes Animation 2, students are shown examples of a face, edge and vertex on a cube, prism and pyramid.
- 3-D Shapes Animation 3 FACES students are shown how to count all the faces on a cube, prism or pyramid (as chosen by the student).
- 3-D Shapes Animation 4 EDGES students are shown how to count all the edges on a cube, prism or pyramid (as chosen by the student).
- 3-D Shapes Animation 5 VERTICES, students are shown how to count all of the vertices on a cube, prism or pyramid (as chosen by the student).
- Platonic Solids - Virtual Manipulative This online activity allows you to experiment with five platonic solids, counting their faces, edges, and vertices
- Smart Board Lesson This lesson will allow the student to learn the names of objects. SB Created by Larry Solomon
INDICATOR #3
Identify similarities and differences of quadrilaterals; e.g., squares, rectangles, parallelograms and trapezoids.
- Super Maths World This is a highly visual game. Students will be totally engaged. Great Resource
- Polygon Playground At this interactive web site you'll find hundreds of polygons to drag anywhere you want. Explore symmetry, tessellations, and more!
- Shapes This website will allow your students to learn all about shapes and have fun at the same time.
- Chinese Tangrams Create your own tangrams using drag and drop shapes - just like Grandfather Tang's story. You may view a gallery of samples or just create on your own!
- Chinese Tangrams II Recreate the tangram using shapes. Make a square, swan, cat, dinosaur, duck, phoenix, or rabbit
- Geometric Shapes - Spatial Learning Drag the puzzle pieces to create a square. It's not as easy as you think!
- Dots and Squares Click on the grid to draw one side of a square. Play against the computer. The object of the game is to be the player to complete the most squares
INDICATOR #4
Identify and define triangles based on angle measures (equiangular, right, acute and obtuse triangles) and side lengths (isosceles, equilateral and scalene triangles).
- Sorting Triangles This interactive website begins with an animated review of scalene, isosceles, and equilateral triangles. Then students get to sort the triangles using Venn diagrams based upon single and multiple characteristics.
- Alligator Angles Cute visual angle identificationGreat Resource
INDICATOR #5
Describe points, lines and planes, and identify models in the environment.
What's the Point Billy Bug This site will allow students to learn X and Y coordinates.
INDICATOR #6
Specify locations and plot ordered pairs on a coordinate plane, using first quadrant points.
- Map of Ohio You will find a JPEG map of Ohio with coordinate planes for students to learn from.
- Discover Ohio Interactive map You may log on to this site and observe many different levels.
- Map of North East Ohio You will find a map with grid lines of this area.
- Arial View of Schools and Lake County You will need Smart Board software to use this lesson. See if you can determine which school or object you are looking at.
- Simple Coordinates Game Students investigate the first quadrant of the Cartesian coordinate system through identifying the coordinates of points, or requesting that a particular point be plotted.
(Requires Java) - Simple Maze Game Students investigate the first quadrant of the Cartesian coordinate system by directing a robot through a mine field laid out on the plane.
(Requires Java) - Excel Map This is an Excel spreadsheet activity. Eleven sites of interests are shown on a 20 by 20 grid map of a city. The students are to determine the coordinates of the spots using Excel's rows and columns. Good activity for students to work on and printout.
- Coordinates game This interactive online game displays a 14 by 14 first quadrant grid and asks the student to find specified points when given the coordinates
- Coordinates II game
In this online game, the student is shown a 5 by 5 first quadrant grid. Then a point is shown on the grid and the student has to identify the coordinates. A new point is given after each is done. - What's the Point?In this online activity students identify points on a grid. There are three difficulty levels being identifying points in the first quadrant, identifying points on the entire grid, and clicking on the grid to locate coordinates.
- Billy Bug Positive and negative coordinates interactive game
INDICATOR #7
Identify, describe and use reflections (flips), rotations (turns), and translations (slides) in solving geometric problems; e.g., use transformations to determine if 2 shapes are congruent.
- Dam Jammer Game - Flips and Turns In this online game you help Bucky the Beaver to plug holes in the dam by flipping and rotating basic shapes, and then placing them on the congruent holes in the dam.Great Resource
- Translation Transformation - Virtual ManipulativeThis online activity allows you to place pattern blocks on a grid and apply a rotation to them. You can do this on your own, or go through three pre-made activities.
- Reflection Transformation - Virtual ManipulativeThis online activity allows you to place pattern blocks on a grid and apply a reflection to them. You can do this on your own, or go through three pre-made activities.
- Rotation Transformation - Virtual ManipulativeThis online activity allows you to place pattern blocks on a grid and apply a rotation to them. You can do this on your own, or go through three pre-made activities.
- TransmoGrapher Students explore the world of translations, reflections, and rotations in the Cartesian coordinate system by transforming squares, triangles and parallelograms. Parameters: Shape, x or y translation, x or y reflection, angle of rotation.
- Tessellation Town
INDICATOR #8
Use geometric models to solve problems in other areas of mathematics, such as number (multiplication/division) and measurement (area, perimeter, border).
Patterns Functions and Algebra Links
INDICATOR #1
Use models and words to describe, extend and make generalizations of patterns and relationships occurring in computation, numerical patterns, geometry, graphs and other applications.
- Pattern Video You will view an outstanding video on patterns. It not only explains but will allow the student to answer questions.
- Patterns This lesson allows students to examine both repeating and growing patterns.
- Fundamentals of Algebra You will use this Smart Board assignment to illustrate the basic steps in Algebra. SB Created: by Dan Hoffman
- Algebraic Reasoning Learn how to think algebraically with these clever weighing scales. Levels 1 and 2 contain two scales. Level 3 is more difficult and has three scales. Your goal is to determine the weight of one or more of the objects
Algebra Puzzle Find the value of each of the three objects presented in the puzzle. The numbers given represent the sum of the objects in each row or column. Sometimes, only one object will appear in a row or column. That makes the puzzle easier to solve. Other times, you will have to look for relationships among the objects. Weigh the Wangdoodlesour job is to find the weight of each Wangdoodle using the information provided by the scales. To be successful, you will have to make sure that the weight you assign to each Wangdoodle works on each scale. This activity is a fun but challenging introduction to multiple algebraic equations. - Decoder Badge Badge - Dial (Christmas Story) We have provided a version of the printable 1936 decoder badgeLITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE. This version is for those who want to start decoding quickly. Just cut out the number disc, pin it to the front of the badge and away you go. I have provided the two parts. Great way to have you're kids learn patterns.
- Power Numbers 1
- Power Numbers 2
- Power Numbers 3
- ReviseWise - Number Patterns This web site uses colorful animation and great explanations to teach about number patterns. After the instruction, the students can take an online quiz to assess their understanding.
- Mystery Functions This is an Excelspreadsheet activity for the whole class or individual student use. There are 20 different mystery formulas in this spreadsheet. For each one the student enters several numbers for the "Input" and examines what comes out for the "Result", trying to determine each function by looking for patterns
Odd One Out
Find the odd one out from the very sweet honey bears, it's more difficult than you think!
Pattern You will discover that you may make this easy or difficult. Outstanding website to view sequence patterns.
INDICATOR #2
Represent and analyze patterns and functions using words, tables and graphs.
- Create a Bar Graph This wonderful resource is from the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES. After learning the basic principles behind bar graphs, students will create data (use examples gathered from your classroom, such as the number of people wearing blue pants today, red shirts, etc.) and then create their own online graphs.
- ReviseWise - Interpreting Data This web site uses colorful animation and great explanations to teach about interpreting different types of graphs. After the instruction, the students can take an online quiz to assess their understanding.
- Amblegraph This online tools lets you create simple bar charts in your web browser. Children can use it for very quick surveys or a teacher can use it to model the construction of a bar graph with a class or group. Most elements are editable
- Bar Graph this is an Excel spreadsheet activity for a whole class or individual students. A generic 8 item bar graph can be dynamically altered with custom data and labels.
INDICATOR #3
Construct a table of values to solve problems associated with a mathematical relationship.
- Logic ZooIn this online game the student needs to place fanciful animals into the proper pens at a zoo based on several attributes. The pens are modeled after Venn diagrams.
- Venn Diagram Shape Sorter This online activity has the student sort objects into a Venn diagram based on size, color, and shape. The can either choose the rules and then do the sorting to match, or they can do the sorting to try to discover the rules.very good example
INDICATOR #4
Use rules and variables to describe patterns and other relationships.
- Function Machine This online tool has you put in a number, and then it spits out a result. Your goal is to determine what the function machine is doing to the number. You can choose the type of function it uses or let it be random.
- Function Machine Students investigate very simple functions by trying to guess the algebraic form from inputs and outputs.
- Whole Number Cruncher Similar to the original "Function Machine" but lists input and output in a table and will not let the user attempt to guess the rule on without at least having two data points.
INDICATOR #5
Represent mathematical relationships with equations or inequalities.
INDICATOR #6
Describe how a change in one variable affects the value of a related variable; e.g., as one increases the other increases or as one increases the other decreases.
BBC Bitesize Formulas Practice
BBC Bitesize Area Introduction
BBC Bitesize Area and Perimeter Practice
"Arrays and Shares Links"
Fruit Shoot
Two of Everything Algebra
World Series Multiplication
Pumpkin Multiples
Johnnie's Math Games
Division Steps Rap
Division Rap
Add and Subtract Negative Integers
Factor Trail game
Factors and Multiples Cartoon Video
Explanation of multiplication clusters (parent support)
Making Change
Making Arrays Activity
Arrays with Brainpopjr
Rays Arithmetic Book
Singapore Math examples
Place Value & Number Sense
"Landmarks in the Thousands"
Place value video on Study Jams
How to read large numbers
| Mental Maths - Function Machine from BBC - great for number sense |
| How Much is a Million? - from the Mega Penny Project - a neat website showing visual representations for really large numbers |
| Quiz It - take an interactive quiz and guess the number - click "What am I?" |
| Number Concepts - from BBC Education - review then take a quiz on the topic you want |
| Numberland - learn some neat facts about the numbers from 1-100 |
| Super Sequencer - great for learning times tables or counting-by (Ambleside) |