www.mangomathgroup.com   ©  2010 Mango Math Group LLC.  All Rights reserved . 4 th  Grade Sample Lesson
4 th  Grade Sample Lesson <ul><li>All 12 x 12 x 18 crates are made of wood with hand grips for easy carrying </li></ul><ul...
Packaging <ul><li>All lessons come in a sturdy 10 x 12 eight mil vinyl envelope </li></ul><ul><li>All supplies are reusabl...
Parts of the Lesson Objectives adhere to the NCTM grade level standards All supplies found in envelope Teaching suggestion...
Tile Shuffle ©  2010 Mango Math Group LLC.  All Rights reserved . So far I have an area of 5 and a perimeter of 12. Object...
Tile Shuffle What do you need to do in order to get a larger perimeter? Do you need to do anything different with the area...
Tile Shuffle Guided questions Helps with problem solving skills and deeper understand of math concepts.  I moved two of th...
Tile Shuffle <ul><li>Playing Tile Shuffle helps students build a clear understanding of of the difference between perimete...
Tile is just one of the games in our 4th grade crate.  Below is a full list of all 20 game/activities:
What People Are Saying: <ul><li>“ . . . I found the MANGO Math Group Grade 2 to be a wonderful  enrichment addition to our...
About Mango Math: <ul><li>We're educators . . . and parents, just like you. All of our math curriculum products, lessons a...
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4th Grade Math Activity: Tile Shuffle (Geometry; Measurement)

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A sample math lesson from Mango Math's 4th grade math curriculum.

Mango Math provides grade level math games and activities that reinforce core math concepts. Our activities are designed to enhance and compliment existing curriculum and are aligned with NCTM standards. Our innovative and fun math curriculum products are designed to assist teachers, resource room instructors, home school organizations, and parents build positive attitudes towards math while reinforcing key math skills.

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4th Grade Math Activity: Tile Shuffle (Geometry; Measurement)

  1. 1. www.mangomathgroup.com © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved . 4 th Grade Sample Lesson
  2. 2. 4 th Grade Sample Lesson <ul><li>All 12 x 12 x 18 crates are made of wood with hand grips for easy carrying </li></ul><ul><li>Each crate comes with 20 individually packed lessons. </li></ul><ul><li>All lessons follow standards set by the NCTM </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons cover all 5 core math strands: measurement, algebra, number sense, geometry, and odds & order. </li></ul>© 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved .
  3. 3. Packaging <ul><li>All lessons come in a sturdy 10 x 12 eight mil vinyl envelope </li></ul><ul><li>All supplies are reusable and included in the envelope </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons are set up to be played by 2 to 4 (or more) students </li></ul><ul><li>Fun and creative activities promote repetition and understanding of core math concepts </li></ul>© 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved .
  4. 4. Parts of the Lesson Objectives adhere to the NCTM grade level standards All supplies found in envelope Teaching suggestions and alterations to activity/game Mathematical strands covered © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved . Easy to follow directions Number of children that can participate Questions to promote critical thinking and problem solving
  5. 5. Tile Shuffle © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved . So far I have an area of 5 and a perimeter of 12. Object of the game is to help student understand the differences between area and perimeter by creating polygon shapes using tiles that meet a specific area and perimeter requirement. Tiles, dice and game boards are provided in the envelope.
  6. 6. Tile Shuffle What do you need to do in order to get a larger perimeter? Do you need to do anything different with the area? © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved . Guided questions Helps with problem solving skills and deeper understand of math concepts. I have an area of 15 but the perimeter is only 16 and I need a perimeter of 20.
  7. 7. Tile Shuffle Guided questions Helps with problem solving skills and deeper understand of math concepts. I moved two of the tiles and now I have a perimeter of 20. What do you need to do in order to get a larger perimeter? Do you need to do anything different with the area?
  8. 8. Tile Shuffle <ul><li>Playing Tile Shuffle helps students build a clear understanding of of the difference between perimeter and area. </li></ul><ul><li>Tile Shuffle also promotes problem solving, since changing area may alter the perimeter, and vice versa. </li></ul><ul><li>Repeated play will help students develop skills necessary to succeed in math. </li></ul><ul><li>Studies consistently show that success in math at a young age is an indicator of future success </li></ul>© 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved .
  9. 9. Tile is just one of the games in our 4th grade crate. Below is a full list of all 20 game/activities:
  10. 10. What People Are Saying: <ul><li>“ . . . I found the MANGO Math Group Grade 2 to be a wonderful  enrichment addition to our family’s math program. The packets are novel and sturdy, and they do just what the authors say they will – build positive attitudes towards math while reinforcing math skills.” </li></ul><ul><li>Old Schoolhouse Magazine, December 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>“ I like the movement that children can do with these activities . . . individual, partner, small group and whole class activities . . . so professional. I appreciate the approximate time and the math strand, pictures and the durability of the materials.” </li></ul><ul><li>L. Scanlon, Wilder Elementary School: </li></ul><ul><li>Fabulous product! . . . Very engaging for kids [as] enrichment, or whole class introduction or review.” </li></ul><ul><li>C. Nishimura , Wilder Elementary School </li></ul>© 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved .
  11. 11. About Mango Math: <ul><li>We're educators . . . and parents, just like you. All of our math curriculum products, lessons and activities are extensively tested in the classroom before we make them available to the public. We are continually trying to improve our products and services -- we'd love to hear your comments and feedback! To learn more, visit our website at: </li></ul><ul><li>www. mangomathgroup.com, </li></ul><ul><li>or email us at info@mangomathgroup.com </li></ul>© 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved .
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