Topics & Grade Levels

In the table below, you will find the corresponding booklets for each grade level, along with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) associated with each.  Each booklet lists the lowest grade for which exercises are appropriate, however, students at any level can easily benefit from the activities in that booklet as well.

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Available Lesson Plan Booklets

Please click on a particular title to be directed to that booklet.  Some booklets may still be in progress, so if you find a title that does not have a link yet, rest assured it’s in preparation (sample lesson plans available here). Feel free to contact us with any specific questions.

TITLE
GRADE LEVEL TOPICS CCSS
Tangrams Grades 1+ Constructing 2-­‐ dimensional shapes 1.G.A.2
Shape Challenge, grade 2 and up Grades 2+ Constructing polygons 2.G.A.1
Shape Challenge, grade 4 and up Grades 4+ Constructing polygons; the 4th grade version reflects students’ familiarity with angles and classifying triangles. 3.G.A.1, 4.G.A.1, 4.G.A.2
Fractions Grades 1 through 5 This sequence takes students from very basic understanding of fractions all the way through multiplying and dividing by fractions. 1.G.A.3, 2.G.A.2, 2.G.A.3, 3.NF.A.1, 3.NF.A.3, 4.NF.A.1, 4.NF.A.2, 4.NF.B.3, 4.NF.B.4, 5.NF
3D Solid Understanding Grades 2+ Constructing and analyzing a rectangular and other prisms 1.G.A.2
Angle Mania Grades 4+ Measuring angles, classifying triangles by angle types. 4.MD.C.5, 4.MD.C.7, 4.G.A.1, 4.G.A.2
Ratios plain and golden Grades 6 through 8 Ratios and proportional relationships; Golden Ratio. 6.RP.A.1, 7.RP.A.2
Volume and Cavalieri’s Principle Grades 6 through 8 Volume and surface area. HSG.GMD.A1HSG.GMD.A2,HSG.GMD.A3
Triangles: similar, special, and right Grades 8+ Similar polygons, special triangles, Pythagorean Theorem, irrational numbers. 8.NS, 8.G.A.4, 8.G.B.6, 8.G.B.7
Platonic and Archimedean Solids Grades 1+ Platonic and Archimedean solids Enrichment topic