Bridges Units Resource & Tech Links – Grade 5
The following resources extend beyond the current Bridges program and complement specific Bridges Units. These resources may be used to provide students additional challenge or support or teachers may decide to share some of them with families so students can review content at home.
Sessions on the matrix include reference to the CCSS Supplement Sets listed at the end of the new unit planners in which they appear.
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Unit 1 – Connecting Mathematical Topics
Link  Session  Type  Math Topic  Notes 
XtraMath  free, webbased, math fact fluency program.  Any  as needed  Program  Fact Fluency  Program includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Student accounts can be accessed from computers at home or school. Progress reports available. 
Smart Board Files  electronic white board display files contributed by Bridges teachers.  Any  as needed  Smart Board Files  Available for Units 13.  
Times Square  players race to get 4 products in a row on the game board.  All  Game  Basic Multiplication  Use "guest pass" to enter game list & play against the computer. Students need instructional support to get started. 
Factor Dazzle  find all the factors of target numbers set by opponents.  All  Game  Basic Multiplication  Use "guest pass" to enter game list & play against the computer. Students need instructional support to get started. 
Table Numbers  choose a factor from 29, then select one of three numbers that represents a multiple of the chosen factor.  All  Game 
Basic Multiplication 
Good visuals; good practice. Students need instructional support to get started. 
Multiplication Grand Prix  up to 4 players compete in this race car game by entering basic facts. Also try a similar game, Tractor Multiplication.  All  Game  Basic Multiplication  Students can race one another or play against the computer. 
Meteor Multiplication  as meteors with multiplication problems approach a star station, fire them down with correct products.  All  Game  Basic Multiplication  
Drag Race Division  up to 4 players race to answer basic division problems.  All  Game  Basic Division  Students can race one another or play against the computer. 
Demolition Division  destroy oncoming tanks with division problems by blasting with the correct answer.  All  Game  Basic Division  
Sum Sense Multiplication  drag & drop numbers cards to make a multiplication sentence. Also try Sum Sense Division.  All  Game  Basic Multiplication & Division  Ordering cards correctly provides an entirely different way to review basic multiplication and division. 
MathTappers: Multiples  simple, free game designed to help learners make sense of multiplication & division using visual models.  All  Game  iApp  Basic Multiplication & Division  Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Read more about MathTappers. 
Speed Grid Challenge  race against the clock to find factors to match the product.  All  Game  Multiplication  Player sets number of questions and length of game. Includes a few 1 digit by 2 digit problems. 
Bamzooki Multiplication & Division  help the Bamzookis by solving multiplication & division problems.  All  Game  Multiplication & Division  Problems include single digit multiplication, 2 digit x 1 digit multiplication, and 3 digit/1 digit division with remainders. 
Flashcards  choose from a wide variety of multiplication & division problems.  All 
Activity 
Basic to MultiDigit Multiplication & Division  May need to click "flashcards" then "4th grade." (No 5th grade category available on this site.) Scroll to lower half of page. 
Multiplication & Division Strategy Posters  pdfs illustrate some of the strategies used in Bridges.  All  Print Resource  Basic Multiplication & Division  Option to post as reference in the classroom. 
The Best of Times  covers strategies for basic multiplication.  All  Book  Basic Multiplication  Reviews some of the strategies used in Bridges. Poems and strategies from this book are used during 4th grade Number Corner. 
Properties of Multiplication  Word Resource Cards for zero, identity and distributive properties of multiplication.  All  Print Resource  Basic Multiplication  Contribution from a Bridges teacher. 
Factorize  find all the factorizations of a number and draw the rectangular arrays on a grid.  9  Activity  Multiplication  Choose between finding factors of a given number or choosing your own number. Hints are given as needed. Students need instructional support to get started. Also try Factorize Two. 
You Can Count on Monsters!  explores prime and composite numbers with monsters.  9, 11, 12  Book  Prime & Composite Numbers  Includes factor trees used in Session 11 & 12. Bridges Blog review includes additional links and resources. 
Prime Time  choose which random number generator to use as you try to land on prime number spaces.  9, 11, 12  Game  Prime & Composite Numbers  Use "guest pass" to enter game list & play against the computer. Students need instructional support to get started. Challenging. 
Prime Factor Tree  teaching tool. Choose any 2digit number. A factor tree forms showing the factors covered with leaves. Challenge students to figure out what numbers are under each leaf before you reveal.  1112  Activity  Factor Tree  Use with IWB or computer/projector. 
Make 24  use four numbers and all operations to make 24.  13, 14, 15  Game  Order of Operations  Provides practice in Order of Operations. 
Number Factory  add, subtract, multiply, and/or divide a set of four numbers to come as close as possible to a target number.  13, 14, 15  Game  Order of Operations  Students need instructional support to get started; read Background Information. Provides practice in Order of Operations. 
Order of Operations Hopscotch  teach acronym with hopscotch.  13, 14, 15  Activity  Order of Operations  Contribution from a teacher. 
Order of Operations Four  two player, Connect 4 style game in which students must use order of operations to correctly answer questions. Choose from several levels.  13, 14, 15  Game  Order of Operations  Player sees a number sentence and must apply knowledge of Order of Operations to answer. Also try Order of Operations Quiz. 
Primary Krypto  using 5 numbers and any of 4 operations, arrive at a target number. Uses only numbers 110. NCTM.  14, 15  Game  Operations  Simpler version of "Roll 5" for students needing extra support. 
Magic Square Math  create magic square student game sets with recycled milk caps.  15 
Game 
Problem Solving  Table top game. Use with Work Place 1A "15TacToe." 
Ben Franklin and the Magic Square  story in which Franklin creates magic math squares to entertain himself at the Pennsylvania Colonial Assembly.  15  Book  Problem Solving  Use with Work Place 1A "15TacToe." See Bridges Blog. 
The Magic Square Game  like Franklin's Magic Square, the total of each row, column, and diagonal must equal 15.  15  Game  Problem Solving  Puzzle game. Use with Work Place 1A "15TacToe." See Bridges Blog. 
Magic Squares  in this magic square game, players choose from a variety of levels as they change the target number.  15  Game  Problem Solving  Puzzle game. Use with Work Place 1A "15TacToe." See Bridges Blog. 
Circle 21  place numbers in overlapping circles so that every circle holds 21.  15  Game  Problem Solving  Puzzle game for students needing a challenge beyond magic squares. Also try Circle 99. 
Power Line  place numbers in cells along a line so that each line equals a target number.  15  Game  Problem Solving  Puzzle game for students needing a challenge beyond magic squares. 
Unit 2 – Seeing & Understanding MultiDigit Multiplication & Division
Link  Session  Type  Math Topic  Notes 
Smart Board Files  electronic white board display files contributed by Bridges teachers.  Any  as needed  Smart Board Files  Available for Units 13.  
MultiDigit Multiplication Strategy Posters  pdfs illustrate some of the strategies used in Bridges.  112  Print Resource  MultiDigit Multiplication  Option to post as reference in the classroom. 
Amoeba Multiplication Game  breaks multidigit multiplication problems into partial products to solve.  112  Game  MultiDigit Multiplication  Look for "Written Multiplication Game." Beginner level is 1 digit x 2 digit up to Advanced level of 3 digit x 2 digit. 
Grid Method  multidigit numbers are partitioned so students can see and solve partial products in a grid and add. TESiboard.  112  Activity  MultiDigit Multiplication  Tool could be used by teacher via IWB or computer/projector for whole group instruction or by individual students for practice with multiplication. 
Bamzooki Place Value Headings  variety of challenges in which players multiply and divide by 10 and multiples of 10.  12  Game  Multiplication & Division  First activity is an easy review of place value. Later activities require multiplication & division by multiples of 10. 
Remainders Count  form an equation from 3 given numbers that will result in the largest remainder.  14  Game  Division with Remainders  Great game for independent practice. 
Coloring Remainders in Pascal's Triangle  click on all entries that have the same remainder.  14  Activity  Division with Remainders  Provides unique practice in division with remainders. 
Bamzooki Multiplication & Division  help the Bamzookis by solving multiplication & division problems.  120  Game  Multiplication & Division  Problems include single digit multiplication, 2 digit x 1 digit multiplication, and 3 digit/1 digit division with remainders. 
Quotient Cafe  this NCTM activity allows a player to choose a food to divide among characters. As the food is doled out, students explore partial quotients ("chunking") in a long division problem.  120  Activity  Division  Choose a dividend from 1500 and a divisor from 150, or allow the computer to randomly select numbers. 
Unit 3 – Geometry & Measurement
Link  Session  Type  Math Topic  Notes 
Smart Board Files  electronic white board display files contributed by Bridges teachers.  Any  as needed  Smart Board Files  Available for Units 13.  
MiniGolf  attempt to make a hole in one by hitting a ball at the correct angle.  610  Game  Geometry  Angles  
Slam Ball  slam ball off sides of a game board to collect points by hitting tokens along the way.  610  Game  Geometry  Angles  Use "guest pass" to enter game list & play against the computer. Students need instructional support to get started. Each player gets 6 turns, and each time, the ball can be angled up or down before being launched to move along the most optimal path. 
Angles  conduct a variety of missions using knowledge of angles to control & defeat Roboidz.  610  Game  Geometry  Angles  Measure various angles including angles of triangles. Correctly identify angles by: acute, right, obtuse, reflex. 
Alien Angles  position a ray to estimate different angles in order to rescue lost space aliens.  610  Game 
Geometry  Angles 

Banana Hunt  drag a monkey a given number of degrees around a circle to locate bananas.  610  Game  Geometry  Angles  Requires precision. Must be within 5 degrees to find any bananas. Challenging. 
Star Gazing  locate planets by setting telescope at a particular angle in this Cyberchase game.  610  Game  Geometry  Angles  Starts simply with increasing levels of difficulty. 
Symmetry  players create symmetrical figures and find lines of symmetry in this futuristic mission.  12  Game  Geometry  Symmetry  Fairly simple review of symmetry. 
2D Shapes with Dick & Dom  explore a castle to find the perfect potion bottle by recognizing various 2D shapes.  1314  Game  Geometry  2D Shapes  Reviews geometric vocabulary including: equilateral triangle, parallelogram, similar shapes, perimeter, trapezoid & hexagon. 
Mummy Math  two children use their knowledge of geometric solids to locate a burial chamber in an Egyptian pyramid.  19  Book  Geometry  3D figures  Good review of faces, edges, vertices prior to Home Connection 30. 
3D Shapes  futuristic mission in which players use knowledge of 3D shapes to escape Roboidz.  19Home Connection 30  Game  Geometry  3D figures  Sort 3D objects by faces, edges, vertices. Name various 3D shapes; some terms are different than those used in Bridges. Match 3D shapes to nets. 
Building Houses with Side Views  view plans for a structure from top, front, and right views. Then build it.  1821  Activity  Geometry  3D figures  Build 3D objects from 2D representations. 
Point Out the View  Cyberchase game in which the player builds each characters' view of a structure.  1821  Game  Geometry  3D figures  
Triangle Sort  watch a brief movie about properties of equilateral, isosceles, and scalene triangles, then sort triangles into Venn diagrams.  CCSS Supplement C1, Activity 1  Activity  Triangles  Look for "Triangle Sort" on the page of activities. 
Shapes Sort  sort a variety of shapes into the correct categories as they move along an assembly line. Sort by Quadrilaterals (categorized by 4 equal sides, 2 equal sides, no equal sides) or Triangles (equilateral, isosceles, scalene.)  CCSS Supplement C1  Activity  Triangles & Quadrilaterals  Look for "Shapes" toward the bottom of the page. 
Area of a Parallelogram  in this NCTM Interactive Geometry Dictionary (IGD) applet, you can drag vertices to change size/shape of a parallelogram, slice the parallelogram and slide pieces to create a rectangle to find the area of the parallelogram. Also see Area of a Triangle and Area of a Rectangle.  CCSS Supplement C1, Activity 34  Activity  Parallelograms  Applet provides another visual model for finding the perimeter & area of a parallelogram. This activity does demonstrate how to find the area of a parallelogram; it's best used after students have done some of their own exploration. Good followup questions included. 
Cubes  this NCTM activity allows you to virtually fill a box with cubes. Change box sizes as desired.  CCSS Supplement D2, Activity 12  Activity  Volume  A virtual version of D2: Activities 12; it would make a nice followup for home or school. 
Unit 4 – Multiplication, Division & Fractions
Link  Session  Type  Math Topic  Notes 
Flashcards  choose from a wide variety of multiplication & division problems.  All  Activity  Multiplication & Division  May need to click "flashcards" then "4th grade." (No 5th grade category available on this site.) Scroll to lower half of page. 
Great Estimations  colorful photos depict strategies for estimating a variety of objects.  2, All  Book  Estimation  Estimation is used throughout Bridges. Wonderful book. Also see Greater Estimations for more strategies. 
Estimatron  estimate groups of objects.  2, All  Activity  Estimation  From Bruce Goldstone, author of Great Estimations. 
Comparison Estimator  compare groups of objects, using estimation to determine which is greater.  2, All  Activity  Estimation  Students need instructional support to get started. 
Estimator Four  in this two player "Connect 4" game, earn pieces by correctly answering estimation questions.  2, All  Game  Estimation  Students need instructional support to get started. Choose from levels of difficulty, time limit, and different types of problems: addition, multiplication, and percentage. Great for practice with estimating multidigit multiplication. Also try Estimator Quiz. 
Division Chunker  tool that allows user to remove "chunks" from the number being divided. As each chunk is removed, the result is checked for accuracy. TESiboard.  410  Activity  Division  Tool could be used by teacher via IWB or computer/projector for whole group instruction or by individual students for practice with division. 
MathTappers: Estimate Fractions  students relate fractions (symbols & pictures) to the nearest half. Then they use fraction estimates in addition & subtraction problems.  1122  Game  iApp  Fractions  Free App for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Read more about MathTappers. 
MathTappers: Equivalents  find groups of tiles showing equivalent fractions, decimals, and/or percents.  1122  Game  iApp  Fractions  Game can display a numberline, a 100grid, or a pie chart showing the value of the intial fraction selected. 
Visual Fractions  online tutorial that models fractions with number lines or circles.  1122  Activity  Fractions  Compare, add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions. 
Single Fraction Finder  see fraction on a numberline then build a visual representation.  1122  Activity  Fractions  Students need instructional support to get started. 
Fraction Tracks  2 player game in which students race from 01 by moving across a series of tracks marked with different fractions.  1122  Game  Fractions  Add, compare, and find equivalent fractions. With computer access, this could be an additional Work Place game. 
Order & Compare Fractions with Dick & Dom  cross the bridge and get past a witch by ordering & comparing fractions.  11, 12, 13, 15, 17, 18, 22Workplace 4G  Game  Fractions  Order & Compare  Offended by terms like "poo?" Avoid this game. Like MontyPythonesque shows? Visit all the Dick & Dom BBC Maths games. 
Dirt Bike Tug Team  compare fractions faster than your opponent (another student or the computer) to pull your dirt bike in a tugowar.  11, 12, 13, 15, 17, 18, 22Workplace 4G  Game  Fractions  Compare  
Dig It  make a fraction from a given set of numbers and locate that fraction on a number line that runs across a field of precious stones.  11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 22Workplace 4G  Game  Fractions  Use "guest pass" to enter game list & play against the computer. Students need instructional support to get started. 
Fraction Feud  use number cards to create fractions that are larger or smaller than your opponents'.  11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 22Workplace 4G  Game  Fractions  Use "guest pass" to enter game list & play against the computer. 
Drop Zone  add fractions to total 1.  11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 19, 21Workplace 4E, 22Workplace 4G  Game  Fractions  Adding  Use "guest pass" to enter game list & play against the computer. Students need instructional support to get started. Game develops fraction sense, estimation, and skill at adding fractions with like and unlike denominators. 
Adding Fractions  use pictures to help add fractions with unlike denominators.  11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 19, 21Workplace 4E, 22Workplace 4G  Activity  Fractions  Adding  Rename fractions so denominators are the same. Then check answer in a visual model. 
Egg Carton Fraction Blacklines  pdf for a 12compartment egg carton. 
18, 19, 20, 21Workplace 4E, 
Print Resource  Fractions  If you are short on egg cartons, this pdf may come in handy. 
Egg Carton Virtual Manipulative  fill egg cartons and use string dividers to build visual fraction models. 
18, 19, 20, 21Workplace 4E, 22, 23 
Activity  Fractions  Online, virtual alternative for building fraction models with egg cartons. 
Fractazmic  add fraction cards to total 1.  11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 19, 21Workplace 4E, 22Workplace 4G  Game  Fractions  Adding  The cards include familiar visual models: egg cartons, rulers, liters. 
Unit 5 – Probability & Data Analysis
Link  Session  Type  Math Topic  Notes 
The Legend of Dick & Dom  interpret data to produce an antidote to rid a fictional world of the plague.  All  Game  Data Analysis  Bridges Blog Review. Game uses tallies, frequency diagram, bar chart, pie chart, various graphs & pictograms. 
Bamzooki Median, Mode, Mean & Range  sort the Zook lair by using knowledge of median, mode, mean & range.  All  Game  Data Analysis  Good review of median, mode, mean & range. 
Prime Time  choose which random number generator to use as you try to land on prime number spaces.  615  Game  Probability  Use "guest pass" to enter game list & play against the computer. Students need instructional support to get started. Challenging. 
Bamzooki Probability  calculate probability using percents, decimals and more.  615  Game  Probability  Fairly simple probability review. One race & final spinning activity appear to be "just for fun." 
Coloring Multiples in Pascal's Triangle  identify number patterns in Pascal's Triangle.  10  Activity  Patterns  Students also consider multiplication in this rich exploration of number patterns. Also see Coloring Remainders in Pascal's Triangle. 
Unit 6 – Fractions, Decimals & Percents
Link  Session  Type  Math Topic  Notes 
Visual Fractions  online tutorial that models fractions with number lines or circles.  27  Activity  Fractions  Compare, add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions. 
Fraction Tracks  2 player game in which students race from 01 by moving across a series of tracks marked with different fractions.  27  Game  Fractions  Add, compare, and find equivalent fractions. 
Single Fraction Finder  see fraction on a numberline then build a visual representation.  27  Activity  Fractions  Students need instructional support to get started. 
Dig It  make a fraction from a given set of numbers and locate that fraction on a number line that runs across a field of precious stones.  2, 3, 4, 7  Game  Fractions  Use "guest pass" to enter game list & play against the computer. Students need instructional support to get started. 
Fraction Feud  use number cards to create fractions that are larger or smaller than your opponent's.  2, 3, 4, 7  Game  Fractions  Use "guest pass" to enter game list & play against the computer. 
Drop Zone  add fractions to total 1.  5, 6, 7  Game  Fractions  Use "guest pass" to enter game list & play against the computer. Students need instructional support to get started. Game develops fraction sense, estimation, and skill at adding fractions with like and unlike denominators. 
Adding Fractions  use pictures to help add fractions with unlike denominators.  5, 6, 7  Activity  Fractions  Rename fractions so denominators are the same. Then check answer in a visual model. 
Fractazmic  add fraction cards to total 1.  5, 6, 7  Game  Fractions  The cards include familiar visual models: egg cartons, rulers, liters. 
Number Line Drop: Tenths  students drop numbers into place on a moving numberline. Timed. Also see Number Line Drop: Hundredths and Number Line Drop: Thousandths. TESiboard.  818  Game  Decimals  Levels allow you to choose to show all numbers or use a numberline with blanks. Set your speed. Could be used with a wide variety of abilities by making small adjustments. 
Higher & Lower  put 5 decimal cards in order and check your answer.  818  Activity  Decimals  First click on cards to reveal values. Then click "order" to receive sorting framework. Then "check" answer. Choose from numbers with 13 decimal points. 
Place Value Pirates  read a place value clue (like "3 in the tenths place") and click on the pirate standing on the number that contains that clue.  818  Game  Decimals  
Estimate  estimate numbers on a number line, including options for decimals . Valuable teaching tool that could be used as a class opener.  818  Activity  Decimals  Estimation  Choose from a wide variety of numberlines. Students could be taught to use independently but it may be most valuable for whole group practice. 
Making Change  find the difference between a price and the amount of money paid using fewest coins and bills possible.  10  Game  Money  Decimals  
Money with Dick & Dom  compute purchases by adding, subtracting, and multiplying "Kankles."  10  Game  Money  Decimals  Uses imaginary money, Kankles, that appears to mimic British pounds. Works for computing money & decimals. 
Decimals with Dick & Dom  watch a humorous video and find the biggest decimal in this game from BBC Maths.  1018  Game  Decimals, Fractions & Percents  To help Dick & Dom, players must add and order decimals, convert grams to kilograms, convert percents and fractions to decimals, and find the biggest decimal. 
Concentration  NCTM concentration game in which player matches equivalents hiding behind windows.  1018  Game  Decimals, Fractions & Percents  Modes include: fractions or fractions/decimals/percents. 12 players with multiple games and levels of play. 
Decimals, Fractions & Percentages Grid  view a hundreds grid with a random number of squares in 2 colors. Determine the percent, fraction, and decimal for both colors. Could be used as a group activity or for independent work. Levels of play. TESiboard.  1018  Activity  Decimals, Fractions & Percents  In a similar activity, Decimals, Fractions & Percentages Colouring, students must color a grid to match the given numbers. 
MathTappers: Equivalents  players find tiles showing equivalent fractions, decimals, and percents.  1018  Game  iApp  Decimals, Fractions & Percents  Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Read more about MathTappers. 
Convert Fractions to Decimals  crack this BBC Maths futuristic mission by converting fractions to decimals.  1018  Game  Fractions & Decimals  Game provides a calculator to help convert fractions to decimals. 
Numberline App  player drags fractions, percents, and decimals into the correct order on a 01 numberline 
13, 16, 17Work Place 6B, 6D 
Game  iApp  Fractions & Decimals  Free app for the iPhone and iPod touch. 
Fraction Factory  order fractions and decimals on a numberline. 
13, 16, 17Work Place 6B, 6D 18 
Game  iApp  Fractions & Decimals  Free app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. 
Freddy Fraction  guide an alien home by recognizing equivalence among fractions, decimals, and percents. 
12, 13, 15, 16, 17Work Place 6B, 6D 18 
Game  iApp  Fractions, Decimals, Percents  Free app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. 
Matching Fractions Decimals Percentages  matching game in which players try to find two cards with the same value. 
12, 13, 15, 16, 17Work Place 6B, 6D 18 
Game  Fractions, Decimals, Percents  Excellent but simple matching game. 
Percentages with Dick & Dom  calculate potion percentages to save Bottom World from the plague.  15  Game  Percents & Fractions  Mostly percent. Includes a couple activities to convert fractions to percents. 
Mission: Magnetite  match fractions and percents with visuals showing the same value.  15  Game  Percents & Fractions  Cyberchase game. Must match 3 items: percent, fraction, and picture. 
Any Fraction Methods Game  drag numbers onto a blackboard to show percents & fractions using both numbers and visual models.  15  Activity  Percents & Fractions  Could be used as a teaching tool in a whole group lesson where students are asked to model equivalent fractions & percentages. 
Soccer Math  simplify fractions, selecting from four given numbers (like a standardized test). Correct answer gives player a chance to shoot soccer ball at goal.  CCSS Supplement A6  Game  Simplify Fractions  Site includes ads. 
Simplifying Fractions Game  allows you to build visual models of two fractions and compare them.  CCSS Supplement A6  Activity  Simplify & Compare Fractions  Nice visual model for large group work. 
Simplifying Fractions StepbyStep  demo tool for whole group work asks students to try to work out factors before seeing them revealed. TESiboard.  CCSS Supplement A6  Activity  Simplifying Fractions  Followup activities include Simplifying Fractions Game and Simplifying Fractions Teaching Tool. 
Add, Simplify & Convert to Mixed Fractions  move through the steps to add, simplify and convert to mixed fractions. Choose select from 3 levels: add, add/simplify, and add/simplify/convert.  CCSS Supplement A6  Activity  Add, Simplify, and Convert to Mixed Fractions  Designed as a demonstration tool for whole group work but could also be used by individual students. 
A Play on Numbers: Multiplying/Dividing Fractions  MLC cofounder, Gene Maier, highlights models for multiplication and division as they apply to fractions.  CCSS Supplement A9  Print Resource  Multiply & Divide Fractions  Gene's articles are free and available in pdf format on the MLC site. 
The Lion's Share  the Lion King's greedy guests pass around a cake, each taking half of what remains, leaving the ant with a mere crumb.  CCSS Supplement A9  Book  Multiply & Divide Fractions  This book could serve as an introduction to the concept of multiplying and dividing fractions. In the later part of the book, the animals try to best one another by doubling the amount of cakes they agree to bake for the king. 
Powers of Ten  YouTube video starts at a picnic and zooms out to the edge of universe and then back to an atom, all by powers of ten. Also see Secret Worlds: The Universe Within.  CCSS Supplement A11  Video  Powers of 10  Video shows related numbers as pictures zoom out and back in. Great introduction to powers of ten. 
Big Numbers & Pictures That Show Just How Little They Are  exponents and powers of ten are illustrated by increasing numbers of peas.  CCSS Supplement A11  Book  Powers of 10  Check your library for this outofprint title. Also look for the related book, Little Numbers and Pictures That Show Just How Little They Are, which depicts numbers smaller than 1. 
Can You Count to a Googol?  illustrates numbers increasing by powers of ten.  CCSS Supplement A11  Book  Powers of 10  
On Beyond a Million  a professor and his dog show kids how to count using powers of ten. Exponents are shown.  CCSS Supplement A11  Book  Powers of 10  Another great book by author David M. Schwartz. 
Unit 7 – Algebraic Thinking
Link  Session  Type  Math Topic  Notes 
Investigating Growing Patterns  Mathwire contains a wide array of growing pattern explorations.  All  Activity  Growing Patterns  Mathwire is an excellent source of standardsbased math activities that could be used as extensions. 
Pattern Generator  explore patterns with shapes, letters, numbers.  All  Activity  Patterns  Opportunity to analyze patterns and relationships. Students need instructional support to get started. 
Number Patterns  figure out the number pattern to avoid invasion by futuristic robots.  All  Game  Patterns  Wide variety of number patterns to explore: add by, subtract by, multiply & divide by. Nice challenge by BBC Maths. 
One Grain of Rice  village girl accepts one grain of rice, doubled each day for thirty days.  8  Book  Patterns  Doubling  Pair with The King's Chessboard. 
Two of Everything  Chinese folktale in which a magic pot doubles anything that enters it.  8  Book  Patterns  Doubling  Simpler story about doubling to compare to The King's Chessboard. 
Paired Book Strategy  ideas for using a comparison strategy to explore mathematics in One Grain of Rice and the King's Chessboard.  8  Book  Patterns  Doubling  
Double the Donuts  Cyberchase story activity in which you click to watch a dragon's donuts double, twenty times.  8  Activity  Patterns  Doubling  Great way to visualize doubling. 
Stop That Creature  stop clones in this Cyberchase game by finding the rule in this function machine.  9  Game  Patterns  Note: some of the beat sound can be turned off. 
Function Machine Activity  looking at the input/output numbers, find the rule in this function machine tutorial.  9  Activity  Patterns  This simple online function machine is a natural extension to the game introduced in Session 9. 
Find the Function!  choose from activities: What is the Input?, What is the Output?, What is the Function?  9  Activity  Patterns  Emphasize input, output, or function as you explore this game. 
Whole Number Cruncher  player chooses the input number and determines the function by looking for patterns in the outputs.  9  Activity  Patterns  Integers are between 0 and 10. 
Number Cruncher  player chooses the input number and determines the function by looking for patterns in the outputs.  9  Activity  Patterns  Integers include negative numbers. 
Function Machine  drag numbers into a function machine, looking for patterns to complete a table.  9  Activity  Patterns  
Ascending Numbers: Numerical Order with Negatives  players click on negative and positive numbers in correct ascending order.  Supplement A10  Game  Order Integers  
Introducing Integers: Activities  series of activities asks students to locate, identify, and compare integers on a numberline.  Supplement A10  Activity  Compare & Order Integers  Students can check their own work; "correct" appears in green or "try again" appears in red. 
Sir Cumference and the Viking's Map  Per and her cousin, Radius, learn about coordinate planes in this new book by Cindy Neuschwander.  Supplement A10, Activity 3  Book  Ordered Pairs on a Coordinate Plane  
Quadrant Coordinates  place ordered pairs on a coordinate plane in order to locate the hidden battleships.  Supplement A10, Activity 3  Game  Ordered Pairs on a Coordinate Plane  Three levels of play. Use with or without grid and timer. Select from many other coordinate grid games on Johnnie's Math Page. 
Unit 8 – Data, Measurement Geometry & Physics with Spinning Tops
Link  Session  Type  Math Topic  Notes 
The Legend of Dick & Dom  interpret data to produce an antidote to rid a fictional world of the plague.  All  Game  Data Analysis  Bridges Blog Review. Game uses tallies, frequency diagram, bar chart, pie chart, various graphs & pictograms. Good review for types of data analysis. 