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Broad Expectation*  Topic  Link to Applet and Description 
How good for teacher demos (13)? 
How easy for students (13)? 
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Available activities 
Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems  Fractions  Fraction Pieces – Work with parts and wholes.  3

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Fractions  Fractions  Parts of a Whole – Relates parts of a whole unit to written description and fraction.  3

3

2


Fractions  Fractions  Naming – Write the fraction corresponding to the shaded portion of a shape.  3

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2

built in


Fractions  Fractions  Visualizing – Model a fraction by dividing the shape and shading the appropriate parts.  3

3

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built in


Understand meanings of operations and how they relate to one another  Repeated Operations  Number
Patterns and Relationships (<100)  Has a 100 chart and a calculator
for pressing, for example, 4+4=,=,=,=. 
3 
3 
3 
Questions Questions 
Multiplication  Rectangle Multiplication – Visualize the multiplication of two numbers as an area.  3

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2


Compute fluently and make reasonable estimate  
Broad Expectation*  Topic  Link to Applet and Description

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Understand patterns, relations, and functions  
Represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures using algebraic symbols  
Use mathematical models to represent and understand quantitative relationships  
Analyze change in various contexts  
Broad Expectation*  Topic  Link to Applet and Description

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Analyze characteristics and properties of two and threedimensional geometric shapes and develop mathematical arguments about geometric relationships  
Specify locations and describe spatial relationships using coordinate geometry and other representational systems  
Apply transformations and use symmetry to analyze mathematical situations  
Use visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling to solve problems  
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Understand measurable attributes of objects and the units, systems, and processes of measurement  Perimeter and Area  Cyberchase Airlines Builder Game  Drag (and sometime rotate) segments to make a spaceship. A spaceship must be an enclosed shape. Fixed perimeter. Find the shapes.  1 
3 
3 
Airline Game 
Mass  Pan Balance: Shapes  This double pan balance provides an environment in which to consider the concept of equivalence.  3 
3 
3 
Find
the Lightest Pan Balance 2 

Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements  
Broad Expectation*  Topic  Link to Applet and Description

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(13)?

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Formulate questions that can be addressed with data and collect, organize, and display relevant data to answer them  Graphing Data  Create a Graph Tool  for students (others) to make statistical graphs (NCES).  3

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Select and use appropriate statistical methods to analyze data  
Develop and evaluate inferences and predictions that are based on data  
Understand and apply basic concepts of probability  Experimental probability  Spinners  Can make various spinners with equal or unequal regions. Spin once or multiple times. Results table provided.  3 
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Spinner Game 
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(This page is organized using the five content areas in school mathematics, as articulated in the NCTM Principles and Standards, 2000.)
3=Excellent for class demonstrations of mathematics
2=Fair to Good for class demonstrations of mathematics
1=Not designed for class demonstrations of mathematics
3 = No advance instruction needed (very easy to use).
2 = Short demonstration helpful (pretty easy to use).
1 = Extensive demonstration needed (hard to use without an explanation).
3=Excellent for student exploration of mathematics.
2=Fair to Good for student exploration of mathematics.
1=Not designed for student exploration of mathematics.
by: James
R. Olsen, Western Illinois University
updated:
May 24, 2012