Teaching Kids How to Plot Points with Fractions

Are you looking to give your kids some practice with plotting and graphing coordinate points that have fractions?

The following video lesson shares a fun practice problem that visually explains how to plot coordinate points with whole numbers and fractions:

Learning Standard:

Solve real-world and mathematical problems by graphing points in all four quadrants of the coordinate plane. Include use of coordinates and absolute value to find distances between points with the same first coordinate or the same second coordinate.

Are you looking for more fun and colorful K-12 math video lessons that your kids will love?

By Anthony Persico

Anthony is the content crafter and head educator for YouTube's MashUp Math and an advisor to Amazon Education's 'With Math I Can' Campaign. You can often find me happily developing animated math lessons to share on my YouTube channel . Or spending way too much time at the gym or playing on my phone.

Teaching Your Kids How to Make a Line Plot

Are you looking to for some fun line plot activities involving whole numbers and fractions to share with your kids?

The following video lesson shares a fun practice problem that visually explores how to create a line plot:

Learning Standard:

Make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit (1/2, 1/4, 1/8). Use operations on fractions for this grade to solve problems involving information presented in line plots. For example, given different measurements of liquid in identical beakers, find the amount of liquid each beaker would contain if the total amount in all the beakers were redistributed equally.

Are you looking for more fun and colorful K-12 math video lessons that your kids will love?

By Anthony Persico

Anthony is the content crafter and head educator for YouTube's MashUp Math and an advisor to Amazon Education's 'With Math I Can' Campaign. You can often find me happily developing animated math lessons to share on my YouTube channel . Or spending way too much time at the gym or playing on my phone.

Looking for real world problems for adding and subtracting decimals?

Are you looking to give your kids some adding and subtracting decimals real-world practice problems?

The following video lesson shares a fun practice problem that explores adding and subtracting decimals and whole numbers in real world situations:

Learning Standard: 5th Grade Number Operations

Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.

Are you looking for more fun and colorful K-12 math video lessons that your kids will love?

By Anthony Persico

Anthony is the content crafter and head educator for YouTube's MashUp Math and an advisor to Amazon Education's 'With Math I Can' Campaign. You can often find me happily developing animated math lessons to share on my YouTube channel . Or spending way too much time at the gym or playing on my phone.

Simple and Easy: Using the Box Method for Multiplying Two Binomials

Are you looking for a fast and easy shortcut for multiplying two binomials to share with your kids?

The following video lesson explains how to use the box method and why it is the best way to multiply binomials:

Learning Standard:

Know and apply the Binomial Theorem for the expansion of (x + y)n in powers of x and y for a positive integer n, where x and y are any numbers, with coefficients determined for example by Pascal's Triangle.

Are you looking for more fun and colorful K-12 math video lessons that your kids will love?

By Anthony Persico

Anthony is the content crafter and head educator for YouTube's MashUp Math and an advisor to Amazon Education's 'With Math I Can' Campaign. You can often find me happily developing animated math lessons to share on my YouTube channel . Or spending way too much time at the gym or playing on my phone.

Teaching Kids How to Use a Tally Chart to Make a Picture Graph

Are you looking to give your kids some practice using tally charts to represent data using a picture graph?

The following video lesson shares a fun practice problem that visually explains the relationship between tally charts and picture graphs:

Learning Standard:

Represent and Interpret Data: Draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories. Solve one- and two-step "how many more" and "how many less" problems using information presented in scaled bar graphs. For example, draw a bar graph in which each square in the bar graph might represent 5 pets.

Are you looking for more fun and colorful K-12 math video lessons that your kids will love?

By Anthony Persico

Anthony is the content crafter and head educator for YouTube's MashUp Math and an advisor to Amazon Education's 'With Math I Can' Campaign. You can often find me happily developing animated math lessons to share on my YouTube channel . Or spending way too much time at the gym or playing on my phone.