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Author:Fran Endicott Armstrong
Description: Rationales, lesson plans, notes, and sample materials for first quadrant graph games (graph hide and seek and collinear game) and skip counting and multiples activities (counting people and hands and fingers, and arithmetic calculator). The triangular numbers activity is organized into 1,2,3,4,5 stickers; 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 stickers; triangular arrays with pegboards or Cuisenaire rods; find the sum of the first 100 natural numbers; triangular number book; making a table of triangular numbers; problems involving triangular numbers; applications involving triangular numbers. Part of the St. Louis Community College at Meramec Self-Paced, Hands-on Math Lab.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Number Sense/About Numbers, Patterns/Relationships, Graphing of Functions

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