Number and Operations

SPI's & Reporting Categories
(based Curriculum Standards)

Internet Resources

Identify the place value of a given digit.
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 Identifying Place
Values  When given a numeral, identify the place value of the digits
 Finding Place Values
 Find the place value of a particular numeral within a number
 Expanded Form of
Numbers  Write the numeral the expanded form represents
 Place Value in Words
and Numbers  Type the correct numeral to represent the words
 Specific Place 
Find the numeral in a specific place value

There Must Be Thousands  Students read, write and identify numerals
to the hundred thousands. (Author  Sandi King)

What's Your Name?  Students know the value of numbers when written in
standard form or expanded notation. (Author  Sandi
King)

Kids Port. Great site to
assist in all areas

Solve onestep realworld problems involving whole
numbers and decimals.


Arrange a Party  Students use problem solving steps to find and use
the range of a set of data to plan a party. (Author 
Kristy Rousseau)
 Disaster Math  Six
sets of interactive word problems: Earthquake Math, Hurricane Math,
Tornado Math, Wild Fire Math, Winter Storm Math, and Flood Math.

Let's Do Lunch  Students use a menu to order lunches that meet
various criteria. (Author  Sandi King)

Show Me The Money  Students add using columns. (Author
 Sandi King)

Spy Guys Interactive  Decimals  Click Skip Intro,
then select Lessons, and then click on Lesson 1

Spy Guys Interactive  Solving Problems with Decimals  Click
Skip Intro, then select Lessons, and then click
on Lesson 5

Spy Guys Interactive  Problem Solving Bank  Click Skip Intro,
then select Lessons, and then click on Lesson 20. fifteen
problems to solve, with suggested strategies given
 Word
Problem Practice  Problems in addition, subtraction and more  (warning:
many popup ads on this site)

Represent numbers using a variety of models and
equivalent forms (i.e., whole numbers, mixed numbers, fractions, decimals,
and percents).
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Calculate percent  Discover relationships between fractions,
percents, and decimals

Finding a percent of a quantity  online quiz

Percents and Wholes  online quiz

Percent Game  FunBrain site
 Practice
Solving Percent Problems  more percent practice
 Percents and Ratios  an
index of pages that teach percent and ratio skills covered in K8 math
courses  Each page has an explanation, interactive practice and challenge
games about percents and ratios. (from AAA math)
 Percent Problems  a
oneplayer, or twoplayer game from Quia

Solving Percent Problems Using a Pyramid Grid  an interactive lesson

Spy Guys Interactive  Solving Problems with Decimals  Click
Skip Intro, then select Lessons, and then click
on Lesson 5

Spy Guys Interactive  Improper Fractions & Mixed Numbers  Click
Skip Intro, then select Lessons, and
then click on Lesson 2

Spy Guys Interactive  Percent  Click Skip Intro,
then select Lessons, and then click on Lesson 4

Using percents  online quiz
 Using the
Proportion Method to Solve Percent Problems  practice problems at the
end

What's Your Name?  Students know the value of numbers when written in
standard form or expanded notation. (Author  Sandi
King)

Connect whole numbers, mixed numbers, fractions, and
decimals to locations on the number line.
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 Adding Fractions 
with the same denominator

Adding Fractions  mixed denominators
 Adding
Fractions  using circle graphs  Mixed numbers
 Multiply
fractions  with circles,mixed number times a whole number

Multiplying Rational Fractions  online quiz  (answers provided)

Multiplying Fractions  Soccer Shootout  (FunBrain activity)
 Subtracting Fractions
 with same denominator

Compare and order whole numbers, fractions,
decimals, and percents using the appropriate symbol (<, >, and =).
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 Comparing Integers
 Comparing integers with absolute values

Evaluating Expressions  a four step lesson

Evaluating Expressions  Get out your pencils
and calculators and give these a try!
 Greater, Less Than, or
the Same  Compare these decimals
 Put Whole Numbers in
Order  Three or more numbers can be placed in
order. A number may come before the other numbers or it may come between
them or after them

Spy Guys Interactive  Understanding Integers  Click Skip
Intro, then select Lessons, and then click on
Lesson 6

Identify prime and composite numbers up to 50.
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Bobber's Farm  Identify the prime and composite numbers and drag them
into the correct carts.
 Composite and Prime
numbers
 Prime
Numbers  Prime Number Sieve: "Remove all proper multiples of the next
remaining number." Start with the number 2.When all proper multiples of
all numbers in the first row are deleted, the table will contain only
primes.

Apply order of operations when computing with whole
numbers.
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An order of
operations game from Funbrain.com (easier
levels are available)
 Evaluating Algebraic
Expressions  Order of Operations/P.E.M.D.A.S.

Evaluating Algebraic Expressions  from Regents Prep
 Order
of Operations  tutorial and quiz

Order of Operations  Try a workout of 10 problems. If you get at
least 8 correct on your first attempt, then you're ready to move on. If
not, review "In Depth" and try again.

Order
of Operations (PEMDAS)– by Alex Garcia and Cameron Rogers (a
short, well presented, PowerPoint show)
 Order
of Operations  lesson

Order of Operations  practice problems
 Order
of Operations  a matching grid pattern game

Practice with Order of Operations  Get out your pencils and
calculators and give these a try!

Use estimation to select a reasonable answer to a
computation involving whole numbers, fractions, and/or decimals.
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Comparison Estimator  Similar to Estimator but compares two sets of
objects.
 Estimating by Rounding
 Addition with regrouping
 Estimating by Rounding
 Subtraction with regrouping
 Estimating Sum 
No hints or clues given

Estimation with a partner  Good activity for pairs of students to
discuss and fill out a .pdf sheet that can be printed. Develop an
understanding of large numbers, including benchmarks to comprehend their
magnitude; recognize, understand, and appropriately use various
representations for large numbers (e.g., exponential, scientific, and
calculator notation)

Estimator  Practice estimation skills by determining the number of
objects, length, or area. (parameters: error tolerance)

More or Less Estimator  Similar to Estimator activity but states a
quantity and asks the user to estimate whether the set of objects is more
or less than the number given.

Round About  Students estimate by rounding. (Author
 Sandi King)

Rounding Off  Three levels are available in this game from BBC
Education

Spy Guys Interactive  Rounding Numbers  Click Skip Intro,
then select Lessons, and then click on Lesson 9

Word problems  online quiz adding and subtracting fractions

Compute efficiently and accurately with whole
numbers, fractions, and decimals.
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 Math Baseball  Complete the Number Sentence  (Fun Brain) 
All Operations  Numbers less than 100 
All Operations  Numbers less than 1000 
Division  Numbers less than 100 
Division  Numbers less than 1000 
Division  Numbers less than 10,000 
Multiplication  Numbers less than 1000 
Multiplication  Numbers less than 10,000

Math Facts Timed math facts, or select practice mode without the
timer
 Math
Mayhem  A fast paced program where student can select addition
problems. (most are two digit problems)  warning:
turn sound to mute; this activity gets very loud!
 Mental Math
 Select an operation to practice your skills
 Mixed Review
 Addition and subtraction of three numbers  find answer to reveal
mystery picture (warning: very difficult,
will need pencil and paper)
 Timed Facts
 at end of 60 seconds shows the score and
answers to problems
 Decimals

Adding with decimals  Addition of numbers with three decimal digits

Comparing fractions and decimals  interactive game

Complete the number sentence  All operations with decimals
 Decimal
addition  Push the green blocks into the holes to make the target
number.

Dividing Decimals  Complete the number sentence\

Division of Decimals  Divide with 2 decimals

Division of Decimals  Divide with 3 decimals

Multiplying and Dividing with Decimals  online quiz

Multiplying with decimals  Multiplying numbers with two decimals

Rounding off  Round numbers to significant decimal places 
(interactive game)

Subtracting with decimals  Subtraction with three decimal digits
 Fractions
 Divide
fractions  (using circles) this will show graphically how the
divisor will fit into the dividend a whole number of times

Dividing fractions  Fraction Bar This is a very versatile tool
that can be used to illustrate a variety of number operations.
 Fractional
Distances  find Grampy by entering a fractional distance 
(includes mixed numbers and various fractions)

Fraction Practice  All operations, mixed practice  (explanations
given for wrong answers)
 Rename
Fractions in Lowest Terms  practice in renaming fractions

Multiplying and Dividing Fractions  online quiz

Worksheet
Generator  Reducing Fractions to Lowest Terms  You decide on the
number of problems, the difficulty and whether or not to include
improper fractions

Connect ratios to a variety of models, realworld
situations, and symbolic representations.
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Comparing Ratios and Rates  online quiz
 Determining the Ratio
 online quiz
 Determine the number
based on the ratio  online quiz

Interpreting and Applying Proportions  online quiz

Percentages and Proportions  online quiz

Percent with a Calculator  after the lesson there are
problems to
work

Practice with Ratios  online quiz
 Percents and Ratios  an
index of pages that teach percent and ratio skills covered in K8 math
courses  Each page has an explanation, interactive practice and challenge
games about percents and ratios. (from AAA math)

Ratio & Proportion  A proportion is a name we give to a statement
that two ratios are equal. (This is a 3 step lesson followed by a
workout.)

Ratio & Proportion  math review practice exercises
 Ratio
Proportion Calculator  Enter the known and unknown values
from your proportion problem. In classic algebraic format, place an x in
the box where the value is unknown. Then select Calculate and click on it.

Spy Guys Interactive  Ratio  Click Skip Intro, then
select Lessons, and then click on Lesson 3

Using Proportions  online quiz

Select a reasonable solution to a realworld
division problem in which the remainder must be considered.
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National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
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Number &
Operations (Grades 6  8)



Extend geometric and numerical patterns.
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 Create your own
pattern  Drag shapes to create a pattern.
Instructions on how to use this page in your classroom.
 Number Cracker
 guess what number comes next in the pattern

Spy Guys Interactive  Summarizing/Extending Patterns  Click
Skip Intro, then select Lessons, and then click
on Lesson 8
 What comes
next?  Find the next shape in the pattern

Generalize patterns in data represented in tables.
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 Million Dollar
Mission  a mathematics fantasy

Apply function rules.
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Ambleweb Function Machine  students identify what process was used to
produce a sequence of numbers (twelve processes available)

Function Machine  Students investigate very simple functions by
trying to guess the algebraic form from inputs and outputs.
 Linear
function – move your cursor to the green block to select step 1
 Linear
function and Graph – move your cursor over the green block to see
lesson 1 or lesson 2

Linear Function Machine  Students investigate linear functions by
trying to guess the slope and intercept from inputs and outputs.

Positive Linear Function Machine  Students investigate linear
functions with positive slopes by trying to guess the slope and intercept
from inputs and outputs.

Find missing addends or factors represented as
variables in simple equations.
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Spy Guys Interactive  Balancing Equations  Click Skip Intro,
then select Lessons, and then click on Lesson 11

Spy Guys Interactive  Factrors, Multiples, and Prime Factorization 
Click Skip Intro, then select Lessons,
and then click on Lesson 7

Extend rate charts to solve realworld word
problems.
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Select an equation that represents a given
mathematical relationship.
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Is That A Fact?  Students select the appropriate operation for
solving a problem. (Author  Randy Russell)

Evaluate algebraic expressions for a given value of
the variable.
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National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
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Algebra
(Grades 6  8)



Identify parallel, perpendicular, and intersecting
lines.
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Use ordered pairs to describe given points in
Quadrant 1 of a coordinate system.
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 Billy Bug  Guide Billy to the coordinates hiding the
food.
coordinates 010 
coordinates 05

Graphing Skills  What's the point? find the point on the grid (choose
Easy for Quadrant 1
problems)

Grid Graph  Students identify and plot points on a grid. (Author
 Paulette Boggs)

Reading a Grid  Find Hurkle behind the grid. Type ordered pairs to
find him

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.

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.

Spy Guys Interactive  Using Ordered Pairs  Click Skip Intro,
then select Lessons, and then click on Lesson 18

What's the Point?  Find the xy point on a grid

Worksheet
Generator  Print your own blank coordinate plane worksheets, you
determine the number of grids on a sheet and whether the grids are
numbered or not.
 Advanced (all 4 Quadrants used)

General Coordinates Game  Students investigate the Cartesian
coordinate system through identifying the coordinates of points, or
requesting that a particular point be plotted. (all
4 quadrants utilized)

Maze Game  Students use their knowledge of points on a graph to
move a robot to the target, while avoiding mines. (all
4 quadrants utilized)

Classify twodimensional geometric figures using
properties.
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Design  Click on the left side button named Design and find shapes
within shapes.
 Identify Polygons
 Names of polygons by number of sides and angles

Identify Shapes  Recognize properties and names of shapes
 Name that Polygon
 Identify name of given polygon components

Pete's Polygons  Students learn about closed figures called polygons.
(Author  Paulette Boggs)
 Polygon
Playground  arrange designs with online movable polygons  hundreds
of polygons to drag anywhere you want

Sam's Similar Shapes  Students learn about shapes that are different
sizes but the same shape. (Author  Paulette Boggs)
 Triangle
Identification  identify the triangle given its angles
 Triangle
Identification  identify the triangle given its number of sides

Identify the results of transformations of
twodimensional figures (e.g., slides/translations, flips/reflections, and
turns/rotations).
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Spy Guys Interactive  Slides and Flips  Click Skip Intro,
then select Lessons, and then click on Lesson 17

Use spatial reasoning to identify the
threedimensional figure created from a twodimensional representation of
that figure (i.e., cube, rectangular prism, pyramid, cone, or cylinder).
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 Cube 
Find out which colors will be on opposite faces of a cube whose faces are
shown unfolded.

Classify angles as acute, obtuse, right, and
straight.
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Angles  Students practice their knowledge of acute, obtuse and
alternate angles.
 Angles 
Interactive game to help recognize angles.

Classifying Angles  online quiz

Measuring Angles  use a virtual protractor
 Protractor
 learn how to position and read a protractor in order to measure an
angle, and how to use either scale on the protractor

Triangle Explorer  Students learn about areas of triangles and about
the Cartesian coordinate system through experimenting with triangles drawn
on a grid.

Triangles SideBySide  Students use geometric vocabulary to describe
properties of triangles. (Author  Carolyn Garner)

Spy Guys Interactive  Working with Angles  Click Skip Intro,
then select Lessons, and then click on Lesson 16

Classify quadrilaterals using their defining
properties.
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Determine the distance between two points on the x
or the y axis in Quadrant I.
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National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
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Geometry
(Grades 6  8)



Use strategies to estimate perimeter and area of
rectangles.
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Perimeter Explorer  Students are shown shapes on a grid after setting
the area and asked to calculate perimeters of the shapes.

Perimeter Practice  Adam Ant walks the perimeters and teaches how to
find the perimeter of an object.
 Perimeter of a Square
 Calculate the perimeter of a square with given dimensions.
 Perimeter of a
Rectangle  Calculate the perimeter of a rectangle with given
dimensions.

Spy Guys Interactive  Area and Perimeter  Click Skip Intro,
then select Lessons, and then click on Lesson 12

Spy Guys Interactive  Relating Area and Perimeter  Click
Skip Intro, then select Lessons, and then click
on Lesson 13

Solve realworld problems involving elapsed time.
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 Bedtime Bandits 
(students try to stay up as late as possible by blasting killer clocks
that drop from the ceiling) After each stage, identifying the correct
clock gets harder and harder. Eventually, students have to blast the clock
that is “4 hours and 15 minutes past 2:30 ”, for example.
 Clockworks  Try
to set the time on the clock. (select the challenge
level)

Elapsed
Time  free worksheets from Math Slice, time intervals from 1 hour to
one minute
on 10/9/05

Convert from one unit to another within the same
system (metric and customary).
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 Measure it 
Practice using a ruler, in inches and centimeters

Measurement Equivalents  Match game with standard equivalent
measurements, such as pounds, ounces, pints, cups, etc.
 Practice
converting from one metric unit to another with this java applet
(length, area, volume, mass, or time units)
 Teaching
Measures – Choose from three modules; length, mass, and capacity. Each
category offers several activities for your large screen display as well
as supporting worksheets.
on 10/10/05

Select units of appropriate size and type to measure
angles, perimeter, area, capacity, volume, and weight.
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Banana Hunt This game helps students practice the degrees of an angle
on 10/10/05

Measuring Angles  Investigating angles and the use of a protractor
on 10/10/05

Spy Guys Interactive  Volume and Displacement  Click Skip
Intro, then select Lessons, and then click on
Lesson 15

Apply formulas to determine the area of rectangles
and triangles.
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Area Explorer  Students are shown shapes on a grid after setting the
perimeter and asked to calculate areas of the shapes.

The Pythagorean Theorem  online quiz

Pythagorean Explorer  Students find the length of a side of a right
triangle by using the Pythagorean Theorem, and then check their answers.

Shape Explorer  Students are shown shapes on a grid and asked to
calculate areas and perimeters of the shapes.

Squaring the Triangle  Students learn about how the Pythagorean
Theorem works, through investigating the standard geometric proof.
Parameters: Sizes of the legs of the triangle.

Use scales to read maps.
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How to read a map  Several activities are presented to assist in
teaching the concepts of reading maps.

Index of topics and quizzes offered by David J. Leveson at CUNY in
Brooklyn, NY

Latitude and Longitude quiz  online quiz that checks answers
 Map
Reading Activities  practice reading maps using compasses, latitude,
longitude and more
 Mathematics
of Cartography  several map activity from Cynthia Lanius

National Atlas of the United States (Close this page when you are
finished to get back to i4c)

Reading Map Symbols  identify symbols with words

Solve realworld problems involving perimeter and
area of rectangles.
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 Finding the
area and Perimeter of Rectangles – an interactive math lesson from
Math Playground

Solve problems involving ratio and proportion.
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 Ratio Exercises:
Dolls :
Camera] 
Same ratio
 Fish : Atom 
Different
ratio  Spider : Lizard 
Different
ratio  Dots : Stars 
2 Dolls for
every 1 Camera 
3 Atoms for
every 2 Fish 
[How Many
Spiders do You Have? 
Which Way
Gives More Pizza?
 All
About Ratios  a Quiz
 All
About Ratios: (Problem Solving)  A famous Texas chef has a secret
recipe for her chili. When people ask her for it, she hands them a card
with the complete recipe except for 1 detail. For the missing detail, she
gives them a clue. Use ratios to discover the missing ingredient.

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
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Measurement
(Grades 6  8)


Data Analysis and Probability

Determine the mean of a data set.
&
Determine the mode of a data set.
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All That Data  Students use range, mean, median, and mode. (Author
 Kristy Rousseau)

All That Data Two  Students describe graphs in terms of range,
measures of central tendency, and distribution. (Author
 Kristy Rousseau)
 An
Overview of Mean, Median, and Mode

Basketball Debate  Students explore the meaning of average (or mean)
and relate these concepts to real world experiences. (Author
 Michael Naylor)

Bicycles Ala Mode  Students understand and apply the concepts of
mean, median and mode. (Author  Michael Naylor)

Jupiter Is Average  Using data from our solar system, students
explore median, mode, mean, and range. Students learn to use an online
calculator to determine the mean and range. (Author 
Sandi King)

Mean Green Machine  Students use a calculator to find and use the
average, or mean, of a set of data. (Author  Kristy
Rousseau) (designed for 5th grade)

Mode, Mean, Median  Interactive lesson followed by activities  (UK
measurements) (There may be a problem with the median calculation part
of this activity)

Medians  Students understand and apply the concepts of median and
mean. (Author  Michael Naylor)

Range, Mean, Median and Mode of a set of numbers  from Dr. Howard
Ufigure's Math Tutorials

Party Comedian  Students find and use the median of
a set of data. (Author  Kristy Rousseau)

Party Mode  Students find and use the mode of a set
of data. (Author  Kristy Rousseau)

Interpret bar and line graphs to answer questions
and solve realworld problems.
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 Fun and
Sun RentaCar  students use tables, graphs, linear functions to
solve a realworld problem

Heads I Win  Students predict the likelihood of tossing heads or
tails and graphs the results of coin tosses. (Author
 Michaél Dunnivant)

Interpreting Line Graphs  Students explore line graphs. (Author
 Michael Naylor)

Overview of a Bar Graph by Nicole Carroll followed by a
practice
quiz

Overview of a Line Graph by Nicole Carroll followed by a
practice
quiz
 The Hot Tub
 This is a fun activity where students tell the story behind a graph and
relate slope to rate of change.

Spy Guys Interactive  Understanding and Interpreting Graphs  Click
Skip Intro, then select Lessons, and
then click on Lesson 10
 What
Percentage of your Class is Right or Left Handed?  a data collection
and analysis class experiment

Determine the median from a stemandleafplot.
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Lesson
designed to introduce students to stemandleaf plots
 Let the Games
Begin: Olympic Trials in Data Analysis

Long
Distance Airplanes  a stemandleaf plot lesson from Iluminations
(rated 3rd5th grade, but quite useful)
 Make a
StemandLeaf plot of the data you enter into the text area (ignore
the warning about Internet Explorer, it works fine).

Organizing
Data in a Stem and Leaf Plot  a lesson plan from Annenberg CPB

Making a Stem and Leaf Plot  An excellent interactive assignment
can be found at the bottom of this page.

Ordering a Stem and Leaf Plot  An excellent interactive assignment
can be found at the bottom of this page.

Grouping by Fives  An excellent interactive assignment can be found
at the bottom of this page.

Overview of Mean, Median, and Mode

Overview of a Stemandleaf plot by Nicole Carroll followed by a
practice quiz

Overview of stemandleaf plot  a display that organizes data to show
its shape and distribution

StemandLeaf Plots  Their Construction and Use  an
overview followed by several suggested assignments

Stem and Leaf Plotter  an interactive applet that alow students to
input data
 StemandLeaf
plots  from Purple Math

Worksheet to accompany a "StemandLeaf Plots" Lesson

Determine if a sample is biased.
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Biased Sample  also known as: Biased Statistics, Loaded Sample,
Prejudiced Statistics, Prejudiced Sample, Loaded Statistics, Biased
Induction, Biased Generalization (3 good examples at the bottom of the
page)
 Avoiding a
Biased Sample  a section from an article on designing a survey

Represent the likelihood of an event using a number
from 01.
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Analyzing game probabilities  online quiz

Lions and Tigers  Students predict the likelihood of a simple event
(rolling a die) as a fraction. (Author  Michaél
Dunnivant)

Spy Guys Interactive  Probability  Click Skip Intro,
then select Lessons, and then click on Lesson 19

Understanding Experimental Probability  Experiment with experimental
probability using a fixed size section spinner, a variable section
spinner, 2 regular 6sided number cubes or design your own number cubes.

Connect data sets and their graphical
representations (i.e., bar graphs, circle graphs, and
stemandleafplots).
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Bar Graph  Enter data to create a bar graph, then manipulate the
graph's maximum and minimum values

Circle Graph  Enter data categories and the value of each category to
create a circle graph (similar to "Pie Chart" but the user can define the
data set)

Collecting and Analyzing Data  online quiz
 Data Interpretation
Games  Numerous activities on using and interpreting data 
Activities include bar, pie and line graphs, data collecting and much more

Graphing Skills  What's the point? Find the point on the grid

Interpreting Data  online quiz

Overview of a Stemandleaf plot by Nicole Carroll followed by a
practice quiz

Overview of a Circle Graph by Nicole Carroll followed by a
practice quiz

Pie Chart  Students view pie charts (parameters: number of sectors,
size of sector as a percent)

Piece Of Pie  Students display data using a circle graph. (Author
 Sandi King)

Push Ups  Students collect data to put on a line graph. (Author
 Sandi King)

Using Graphs to Understand Data  online quiz

Make conjectures and predictions based on data
(e.g., in a chart, table, or graph).
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Adjustable Spinner  Students can create a game spinner with variable
sized sectors to look at experimental and theoretical probabilities.
Parameters: Sizes of sectors, number of sectors, number of trials.

Collect
All Ten to Win  Students will simulate a contest that requires
the participants to collect 10 different tokens found in the bottom of
specially marked cereal boxes. A lesson plan for using TI73 graphing
calculators to predict probability.
 Hand Squeeze
 (a data collection and analysis class experiment)  Pass a "hand
squeeze" around a circle and measure the amount of time that it takes for
the hand squeeze to complete the circle.

Marbles  Students learn about sampling with and without replacement
by modeling drawing marbles from a bag. Parameters: Number and color of
marbles in the bag, replacement rule.

Pin The Tail  Students use probability to predict and conduct
experiments to test predictions. (Author  Michaél
Dunnivant)

Practice with Data  answer questions pertaining to collecting and
organizing data

Probability  online quiz

Spinner  Students can create a game spinner with one to twelve
sectors to look at experimental and theoretical probabilities. Parameters:
Number of sectors, number of trials.

Two Colors  Students choose between three boxes and choose one marble
from the box to look at conditional probabilities. Parameters: Number of
trials.
 What
Percentage of your Class is Right or Left Handed?  a data collection
and analysis class experiment

Use a tree diagram or organized list to determine
all possible outcomes of a simple compound event.
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Leap Frog  Students design an experiment to answer a question,
collect information, and interpret the results using charts. (Author 
Michaél Dunnivant)

Me Too Probability  Students use a tree diagram to display possible
outcomes of who will come to the party. (Author  Michaél Dunnivant)

On Stage Probability  Students use tree diagrams to display the
possible outcomes of casting a play. (Author 
Michaél Dunnivant)
 What are Your
Chances  What many people refer to as 'good luck' can actually be
explained by a little knowledge about probability and statistics. Our dice
game allows you to see how increasing or decreasing the number of dice
rolls effects an outcome.

Who Will Probably?  Students use problemsolving steps and a tree
diagram to display possible outcomes and make predictions. (Author 
Michaél Dunnivant)

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
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Data Analysis &
Probability (Grades 6  8)

Review Help

Practice Tests!
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 Brainchild 
Select a state, your grade and then math

Chapter Tests  Glencoe Math

Houghton Mifflin Mathematics Test Prep Practice

Self Check Quizzes  Glencoe Math

FCAT Sample Test Book
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 The FCAT Sample
Test Books are designed to help students become familiar with
FCAT (Florida) by providing helpful hints and offering practice answering
questions in different formats. Half of this document is
math and half is reading.

Released Tests & others
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Sixth 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)

Texas endofyear Math test 2003

Texas endofyear Math test 2004
