Make a circle graph of your perfect day! Great get-to-know-you activity for the beginning of the school year. Practice fractions, circle graphs, and other math skills while getting to know each other with this and 12 other back to school math activities!

Back to School Math Activities

Word problems, especially multi-step problem solving, is tricky for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students. This daily problem solving activity focuses on a single story problem each day to help students build strategies and prepare for standardized tests. Fun facts and reflection areas engage learners, making this the word problem practice students LOVE!

Word problems, especially multi-step problem solving, is tricky for and grade students. This activity focuses on a single story problem each day to help students build strategies and prepare for standardized tests. Fun facts have been added

Classroom Grocery Math - Cool idea for teaching money and simulating real life experiences with math.

Classroom Grocery Math - Cool idea for teaching money and simulating real life experiences with math. - Can divide decimals to determine unit price or can multiply decimals to buy multiple of an item

This is activity can be used when introducing number bonds. Students move in out of the hula-hoops and on the paths to create real life number bonds.

Hands-on learning is so much more fun than workbook practice. Especially when your workbooks haven't come in yet.on the week of sc.

Using Grocery Flyers To Practice Math Skills.  There are some really well thought out ways to use these ads in your math lesson.  Make real-life connections.  A well done post that won't take hours to read.  See more at:  http://corkboardconnections.blogspot.com/2015/04/using-grocery-flyers-to-practice-math.html

Using Grocery Flyers To Practice Math Skills

You can use grocery store flyers to teach and practice math skills in the classroom. Wonderful ideas here!

Challenge your students/children to find the angles in their names. In order to connect math skills to real life (personal connection with the name) :)

5 Activities for Teaching Angles

Mathalicious is great especially for middle school, high school students.  Real life application, full lessons and units aligned to common core

One of the many sites now creating real world Math lesson plans. This site is the best I've come across, and each lesson comes with an accompanying student handout and sliderocket presentation complete with video and associated student notes.

I like this idea and think that I will have to steal it for my next maths display in the corridor. Could get the children to find things to include.

Thanks to everyone for your great contributions to our bulletin board showcasing everyday uses of Math.

Perimeter/Area Anchor Chart showing real life reason to learn area and perimeter = sod / yard and fence! #AnchorChart

Perimeter/Area Anchor Chart (Fifth in the Middle)

Perimeter/Area Anchor Chart showing real life reason to learn area and perimeter = sod / yard and fence!

Math Projects For Your Classroom - 7 different math projects with real life applications.

Bundle - Real Life Math Projects

Math Projects For Your Classroom - 7 different math projects with real life applications. for purchase

Teaching Life Skills as part of your curriculum. Real Life Math provides great opportunities to teach students about real lifes situation where they will use basic math skills. This activity centers around online shopping for Fall and Winter Clothing. Directions; lists of clothing needs; and order form are included.

Free - Teaching Math through shopping for clothes: Teaching Life Skills as part of your curriculum. Real Life Math provides great opportunities to teach students about real lifes situation where th.

Unit Rate Lesson Idea:  Real Life Math - Drink Prices

Real Life Math - Drink Prices using unit rates in a real world context!

100+ Math Open Ended Real Life Problem Solving cards NO PREP! less than 5c!

100+ Math Open Ended Real Life Problem Solving cards NO PREP

100+ Math Open Ended Real Life Problem Solving cards NO PREP! less than 5c!

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