Math Lesson Plans and Resources

All lesson plans and resources on this page were cheecked and updated on February 27, 2014!

 
Site index: Collections of Math Lesson Plans, Math Resources, Rubrics, Elementary Arithmetic, Algebra, Fractals, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, Statistics, Measurement, Homework Help, Math History. See the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics.

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Collections of Math Lesson Plans
Illuminations
Created by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics,  this site offers many resources for teaching math including a searchable collection of lesson plans.

MyMathDone.com
Any math problem has its solution. Has been proven with Homework Help From MyMathDone Experts Your math assignment can be solved within an hour!

The Math Forum
Many K-12 lesson plans organized by topic or grade level.

SMILE Program Lesson Plans
Nearly 200 lesson plans organized by the following categories: Geometry and Measurement, Patterns and logic, Probability and Statistics, Recreational and Creative Math, Practical and Applied Math, Arithmetic, Graphs and Visuals, Algebra and Trigonometry, and Miscellaneous.

Lesson Plan Library - Mathematics
Many lesson plans from Discovery Education.

McREL Lesson Plan Library - Mathematics
Lesson plans organized by topic.

Math Lesson Plans
From A to Z Teacher Stuff.


Academy Curriculum Exchange Math Lesson Plans
Elementary (K-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
High School (9-12)

Mathematics Lesson Plans that are Fun! Fun!! Fun!!!
From Cynthia Lanius, a teacher at Rice University, this site offers a variety of interesting-looking lesson plans.

MegaMath
Interesting K-12 math ideas from Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Visual Math Learning
A new site offering lesson plans and exercises teachng math through visualization.
  

Math
Lesson Plans from the Lesson Plans Page. 

Mathematics Lesson Plans
Many lesson plans from Teachers.net.


Mathematics and Logic -  Skill Concept and Development
More lessons and lesson ideas.   


The History of Flight and Some Mathematical Application
A high school unit integrating math and aviation history.

Math Resources
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

The Worksheet Factory
See also Math Worksheet Site.

Convert Auto
Do just about any math conversion automatically!


Junior/Intermediate Math
A collection of Internet resources from the Canadian Mathematical Society.

The Math Forum
An excellent site with many math resources.

The Math Archives
A huge set of resources indexed by math topic, including the integration of math with art, music, and biology.

How to Make the Most of Math Manipulatives
An article from Scholastic.com. See also Manipulatives for Math.


The ArithmAttack
A math game that can be downloaded free of charge!

Mathematics Education: Constructivism in the Classroom

Math Magic

Terri Husted's Homepage: A Homepage for New (and Not So New) Math Teachers

Rubrics for Mathematics
RubriStar
Provides generic rubrics that can simply be printed and used.

Math Problem-Solving Rubric
For grades 3-6. In pdf format. See also 201 Math Problem Solving.

Data Rubric
For evaluating tables and graphs.

Fourth-Grade Math Rubric

Grades 5 and 6 "Student Friendly" Mathematics Scoring Rubric


Rubric for Mathematical Presentations

Calculus Rubric
From About.com. See the rest of their math rubrics.


Exemplars: Classic Math Rubric
See also Functions and Algebra Rubric.


Rubrics and Checklists
Several rubrics for mathematical writing.

Algebra I Rubric
See also Functions and Algebra Concepts Rubric.

Geometry Rubric
See also High school Geometry: Company Logo Rubric,  and Rubric for Presentations: Geometry Project.


Rubric for Judging Statistics Posters
See also Grading Rubric for Statistics 101 Project.

Building a Better Mousetrap: The Rubric Debate
An interesting article.



Elementary Arithmetic

Arithmetic Lesson Plans
Great site for elementary arithmetic lesson plans.

Arithmetic Lesson Plans from the Math Forum
Links to some of the best sites for elementary arithmetic lessons.

Big Book Fun 1-10
A kindergarten activity integrating math and art.

Counting Fun with Gummi Bears
A kindergarten lesson plan.

Easter Egg Hunt
A seasonal activity designed to be a fun review of math facts for grades 3-4.

Manipulatives for the Upper Elementary
Activities for grades 4-6. See also How to Make the Most Out of Math Manipulatives.

Money Unit
A unit for grade 5.

Math in Daily Life
Interesting site for illustrating the many ways we use math every day.

Classroom Materials: Arithmetic
Links to sites for lesson plans, problems, and resources.

A+ Math
Math games, flash cards, and homework help for elementary students.


Algebra

Algebra Lesson Plans
From the Math Forum Internet Resource Collection.

Algebra Problem of the Week
A different problem every week from the Math Forum Project.

Illuminations
Use their lessons search.


Lesson Plans Developed by Susan Boone
Practical Internet and activity-based lessons for students in first-year algebra.

Algebra Grade 9 Home Page
Lesson plans from the Lesson Tutor.


Algebra
Many lesson plans from Math World.

Algebra
Lesson plans from the Awesome Library.


Graphing Points on the Coordinate Plane
A lesson plan which teaches graphing coordinates on the coordinate plane using a fun free online tutorial and game.

Algebra 1 and 2
Worksheets problems and printables from edHelper.com.


The Power of Algebra Lesson Plans
Three lesson plans.

Geometry
Math Forum Geometry Lesson Plans

An extensive list of geometry lesson plans.

Illuminations
Use their lessons search.

Gallery of Interactive Online Geometry

Tessellation Links
Links to many lesson plans and resources.

Geometry Unit Lesson Plans
Seven 3rd-grade lesson plans.

Geometry Lesson Plans from Digital Wish
Many lesson plans for a variety of grade levels.


Distance of Triangles using a Protractor
A 7th-grade lesson plan from SMILE Mathematics. Take a look at the site index for other similar lessons.

Pascal's Triangle
Lesson plans using the discovery learning format.
   
Measuring Distances -Triangulation
A junior high or high school lesson plan.

The sky Is Falling
A lesson plan demonstrating triangulation.

Global Positioning System Classroom Exercise
A classroom activity demonstrating how GPS (Global Positioning System) works.

Mathematics of Cartography
A lesson plan and resources for grades 7-12 on the mathematics of map-making. Click on Teacher's Notes for the actual lesson.

Geometry Junk Yard
A list of links to geometry resources and lesson plans.

Geometry
Many lesson plans from the Awesome Library.


Math Forum Geometry Problem of the Week

Fractals    
Fractals
A fractals unit for elementary and middle grade students.

Introduction to Fractals: Infinity, Self-Similarity,  and Recursion
A middle school lesson plan from Project Interactive designed to get students to think about several concepts related to fractals.

Introduction to Fractals: Geometric Fractals
Another lesson from Project Interactive designed as a follow-up for the one above.

Snowflake Curve
A snowflake fractals lesson plan for grades 3-5.

Online Introduction to Fractals
For grades 7-9.

Cutting Up in Class, Fractal Style
A lesson plan aligned with Florida State Standards.


The Spanky Fractal Database
Links to many fractal sites.

Trigonometry
Trigonometry Lesson Plans and Worksheets
Links to lesson plans and worksheets from edHelper.com.

Trig Lesson Plans and Worksheets
From the John Handley High School Mathematics Department.

Trigonometry Lesson Plans
From Teach-nology.

S.O.S. Trigonometry
An online course!

Using Trigonometric Values to Graph Sine and Cosine Functions
A lesson plan for grades 9-10.

SOH-CAH- TOA- What?
A lesson plan designed for 8th graders in Geometry or Algebra I who are using trigonometric ratios for the first time.


Dave's Short Trig Course
An introduction and a guide to trigonometry, with hints and answers to exercises, and Java applets as illustrations.

Right Triangle Trigonometry
A lesson plan complete with diagrams.


The Trigonometric Functions
A brief history.

Math Forum: Trigonometry
Links to lesson plans and resources.

Calculus
AP  Calculus Home Page
An excellent resource for AP Calculus instructors. See also AP Calculus Web Guide.

Calculus Lesson Plans and Worksheets
From an AP Calculus Course.

Archive of Reform Calculus Activities
Over 20 activities.

Calculus Lesson Plan Links
From Teach-nology.

Math Forum: Pre-Calculus Lesson Plans

Math Forum: Internet Calculus Resources

Statistics
The Data and Story Library
Interesting data for statistics.

AP Statistics Course Home Page
From the College Board.

Internet Resources for AP Statistics Teachers
From the Journal of Statistics Education.

STatistics Education Web (STEW)
Online resources for K-12 statitics teachers including several lesson plans.


Probability and Statistics Internet Projects  

Lesson Plans Using Statistics and the Internet
Six statistics-related Internet lesson plans.

Interpreting Population Statistics.
A lesson plan for grades 6-8 from National Geographic.

Probability and Statistics in the Classroom
Lesson plans, problems, puzzles, and resources for probability and statistics.

Cast Your Vote
An on-line statistical simulation.

Analyzing Product Price and Sales Data
A lesson plan on data analysis and probability for grades 3-5.


Linear Regression and Correlation
A lesson plan for high school and above.

Introduction to the Concept of Probability
Another high school lesson plan.


Measurement Lesson Plans
Measurement Lesson Plans
From Teachnology.


Measurement Lesson Plans
From Education World
.

Metric and Imperial Conversion Charts and Tables
See also  Convert Auto and Online Conversion.com.

The Weight of Things
A K-3 lesson plan.

Look How I Measure Up
A lesson plan for grades 2-3.

Scavenger Hunt for Lengths
A lesson plan for grades 6-8 from Discovery Education.

Centigrade and Fahrenheit: What's the Difference?
A multi-level, cooperative learning lesson plan for fifth-grade science/math.

Measurement Worksheets


Homework Help
Ask Doctor Math
A question and answer service for K-12 math students.

Web Math
Instant solutions to math problems.

Homework Help
For Pre-Algebra, Algebra, and Geometry from Math.com.

Math Homework Help
Email for homework help!

Convert Auto
Do just about any math conversion automatically!

Calculators Online Center
Links to many online calculator sites.

Mathematics Help Reference
Math help resource for 4th through 8th grades.

Math Glossary of Terms
Don't know the meaning of a specific math word? Look it up here.


Math History
Celebrate Pi Day
A WebQuest for use on Pi Day (March 14).

Famous Mathematicians
A high school WebQuest. See also Who Thought of That? ( A WebQuest on Mathematicians).


Completing the Square
A lesson plan about the history of Islamic Mathematicians.

Famous Problems in the History of Mathematics
From Math Forum.


An Overview of the History of Math

History of Mathematics (Math Archives)
Many links to sites related to math history. See also Indexes of Biographies for alphabetical or chronological listings.

Biographies of Women Mathematicians



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