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# 5th Grade Algebra Skills Prior Standards Implementation

### Algebra

Extend numerical or geometric patterns.
5.2.1
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1. 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.
2. Brenda's Bedroom Border - ( 3-5 ) complete a pattern
3. Million Dollar Mission - a mathematics fantasy
4. Patterns - this video lesson explains patterns, and then gives your students the chance to show understanding on several quizzes. ( somewhat elementary, but a good review )
5. Spooky Sequences - One of the ghosts is missing a number. Click on the numbers along the bottom to enter the right number in the sequence. ( square numbers )
6. Spooky Sequences - One of the ghosts is missing a number. Click on the numbers along the bottom to enter the right number in the sequence. (triangular numbers)
7. Spooky Sequences - One of the ghosts is missing a number. Click on the numbers along the bottom to enter the right number in the sequence. one digit numbers (by ones ) | two digit numbers (by ones) | three digit numbers (by ones) | counting by twos | counting by fives | counting by tens | backward by ones | backward by twos | backward by fives | backward by tens
8. Spy Guys Interactive - Summarizing/Extending Patterns - Lesson 8
Apply basic function rules.
5.2.3
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1. Ambleweb Function Machine - students identify what process was used to produce a sequence of numbers (twelve processes available)
2. Function Machine - Students investigate very simple functions by trying to guess the algebraic form from inputs and outputs.
Connect open sentences to real-world situations.
5.2.4
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1. Grand Slam Math - Level I - 15 addition and subtraction single and multi step word problems that start out easy and get a little harder as you go
2. Grand Slam Math - Level II - 15 multiplication and division single and multi step word problems that start out easy and get a little harder as you go
3. Is That A Fact? - select the appropriate operation for solving a problem
4. Math Hoops -. All word problems use whole numbers but the problems range from single step addition to multi step equations. There are also problems that require students to interpret remainders. Students who answer 5 questions correctly get a chance to play some basketball.
5. Math Playground - Hundreds of self-checking word problems for students in grades 1 to 6. There are currently 675 word problems available. They will be adding more content throughout the school year
6. Math Stories Activity - select Combining, Separating, Comparing, or Equal Groups and then work through activities by writing math sentences
7. Thinking Blocks - (an engaging, interactive math tool to help students learn how to solve multi step word problems; addition & subtraction, multiplication & division, and ratio & proportion) Thinking Blocks encourages students to look beyond the surface to discover the concepts and relationships that are at the core of every math problem.
8. Word Problems with Katie and Arlo - Level I - 10 addition and subtraction single and multi step word problems that start out easy and get a little harder as you go
9. Word Problems with Katie and Arlo - Level II - 10 multiplication and division single and multi step word problems that start out easy and get a little harder as you go
Solve open sentences involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
5.2.5
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1. Algebraic Reasoning Using Weighing Scales - 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.
2. Let's Go Shopping - estimate by rounding to the nearest dollar as they shop
3. Problem-Solving - Numerous online tasks covering all operations with hints and answers provided.
4. Spy Guys Interactive - Balancing Equations - Lesson 11
5. Sum Sense (Addition) - Students practice single digit addition by dragging numbers to complete the sentence.
6. Sum Sense (Division) - Students practice single digit division by dragging numbers to complete the sentence.
7. Sum Sense (Multiplication) - Students practice single digit multiplication by dragging numbers to complete the sentence.
8. Sum Sense (Subtraction) - Students practice single digit subtraction by dragging numbers to complete the sentence.
9. Word Problems - addition and subtraction
10. Word Problems - Quia site
Generalize numerical patterns using a variable.
5.2.6
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1. Factors - select the answer that is not a factor of the displayed number
2. Spooky Sequences - One of the ghosts is missing a number. Click on the numbers along the bottom to enter the right number in the sequence. ( square numbers )
3. Spooky Sequences - One of the ghosts is missing a number. Click on the numbers along the bottom to enter the right number in the sequence. (triangular numbers)
4. Spy Guys Interactive - Balancing Equations - Lesson 11
5. Using Number Patterns, Fractions, and Ratios - use a Quia quiz to practice greatest common factor, simplify fractions, least common multiple, and divisibility rules [ Who Wants to be a Millionaire format ]
Select an equation that represents a given mathematical relationship.
5.2.7
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1. Is That A Fact? - select the appropriate operation for solving a problem
Extend rate charts to solve real-world problems.
5.2.8
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1. Exploring Baby Weight Mathematically - A baby's weight changes dramatically in the first weeks of life. For example, students will look at data for Baby Kevin and Baby David.
2. Quantitative Environmental Learning Project - a rich source of data based projects
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

Review Help
Practice Tests!
1. Brainchild - twenty-four questions, followed by practice on any incorrect responses
2. Houghton Mifflin Mathematics Test Prep Practice
3. Virginia State Standards of Learning - Select Math 5 , and then select 10, 20, or 40 questions.
Released Test & Others
1. FCAT Sample Test Book - [ 2008 ] sample questions and test taking tips
2. FCAT Sample Answer Book - [ 2008 ] sample questions and test taking tips
3. Fifth Grade Math - Read each question and choose the best answer. Then mark the circle next to the letter for the answer you have chosen. ( from Texas )
4. Texas end-of-year Math test 2003
5. Texas end-of-year Math test 2004
Daily Questions
1. Daily Questions - to serve as a ten to fifteen minute (approximate) review of practice test items and critical thinking (239 pages) [ Note : This link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. Some state filters block access to this page so you might consider downloading the document at home.]
TAAS Attack Daily Upkeeps
1. Daily Upkeeps - Scroll down this page until you see " 5th Grade TAAS Attack Daily Upkeeps ." There are 8 practice activities to print (in .pdf format)
General Total Math Review
1. Math Olympics - Answer 20 multiple choice questions correctly to win the Math Olympics. Topics range from basic computation and general math knowledge to word problems with percentages, ratios, and fractions. Math Olympics provides excellent test prep practice for students in grades 4+.
2. Math TV: Video Word Problems - [ Grades 5+ ] Math TV is a project whose goal is to help middle school students learn how to solve challenging word problems. Each of the nineteen math problems comes with step by step video solution, follow up problems, an online calculator, and sketch pad.
3. McMillan/McGraw-Hill - Online activities for 5th graders - whole numbers, graphs, fractions, measurements and more
4. Money Review - Start on level two or three for counting money review
5. Solve It! - Math Videos provide problem solving practice for students in grades 3 to 6. Each of the thirteen sets contain five multi step word problems with step by step video solutions. Concepts include basic operations, algebraic reasoning, money, fractions, percent, perimeter, area, proportional reasoning, and measurement.
6. ThatQuiz is a math testing web site developed by Andrew Lyczak, a graduate student at the University of New Hampshire. The site offers free testing, grading and record keeping for teachers, with practice tests for students. This is a completely free, non-profit educational site.
 site for teachers | PowerPoint show | Acrobat document | Word document | whiteboard resource | sound | video format | interactive lesson | a quiz | lesson plan | to print

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