Lesson Plan

Grades 3-5

Double Take

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40 minutes (Part 1); 30 minutes (Part 2)

SUBJECTS: Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies

TOPICS: Doubling Time, Exponential Growth, Food & Hunger

Resource Overview

Students listen to a mathematical folktale and mathematical riddles and solve related word problems.

Students will be able to:
  • Calculate doubling and appreciate how small amounts build quickly with multiple doublings.
  • Extend their learning about doubling of various items to understand how it applies to world population.
  • Explain the importance of rice to the world’s diet and food supply.
Students imagine lily pads in a pond that are doubling in quantity and quickly filling the pond's surface

Features of This Resource

  • Multiplication and division of multi-digit whole numbers
  • Students practice simplifying fractions into mixed fractions
  • Book for teaching upper elementary math concepts

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This lesson plan must be purchased as part of a lesson packet or as part of a full curriculum that is available in our store.

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