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  • Picture Books and Patterns in Numbers

    Illuminations' newest lesson plan! Use literature to help students master number, pattern, and algebraic reasoning.

  • Hotel Snap: Building for Profit

    Students will be required to build a high-profit yielding hotel using snap cubes in this brand new lesson plan. Building costs, rules and regulations, taxes, and income are all variables that students will be required to take into consideration.

  • Illuminations' Newest Lesson Plan

    Everyone loves a good card trick! Learn one that students can use throughout the summer in this pre-K – grade 2 lesson plan!

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Algebra

Picture Books and Patterns in Numbers

3-5
This series of problems is based on the characters and themes in “Black Dog,” by Pamela Allen. The picture book is not essential to the teaching. However, it is used as an engagement tool that gives context for the following story-based problems and mastering number, pattern, and algebraic reasoning.
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Data Analysis and Probability

Whelk-Come to Mathematics

9-12

Explore sets of names and create bar graphs, pictographs, glyphs, and circle graphs. 

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Data Analysis and Probability

What's in a Name?

3-5
Explore sets of names and create bar graphs, pictographs, glyphs, and circle graphs.
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Measurement

What Should I Measure Next? How About Me!

Pre-K-2

Practice measurement by measuring themselves. 

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Measurement

Visualizing Squares and Square Roots

6-8

Use geoboards to visualize the geometric meanings of square and square root.  

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