# Math Goodies for Grades 5-8

July 5th, 2021

Math Goodies

Grades 5-8 approximately, with parental supervision

This ad-supported website features a smattering of free interactive math lessons, printable worksheets, games and more to help students in about grades 5-8 learn math.

Gifted younger children and remedial older students may benefit from the resources provided as well.

The site was designed by a math teacher who also developed a complete math course that is available for sale on the site. However, you don’t have to purchase a thing to access the generous sampling of math lessons and materials.

When you get to the site you’ll see a brief introduction followed by some featured items and lots of advertisements. Scroll down to the bottom for the menu that includes:

• Lessons – Learn how to determine the perimeter and area of polygons. Find out how to simplify, compare, order, and convert fractions. Explore decimals and percentages. Find out how to write algebraic expressions and equations and much more!
• Worksheets – Download math worksheets (pdf) that include an introduction to fractions, decimals, percent applications, probability theory, graphs, and symbolic logic.
• Webquests – This terrific resource provides math inquiries and instructions that lead to online explorations to find information and solve problems. Choose from a short but meaty selection of quests to recommended websites and learn about exponents and scientific notation, integers and science, math and climate, math and sports, number theory, percentages in daily life, and even a “Pi Day” celebration.
• Games – An assortment of interactive math games including: Factor Tree Game, Integer Football, Percent Goodies, and Probability Goodies.
• Puzzles – Enjoy interactive math-themed crossword puzzles about circles, fractions, logic, percentages, polygons, and probability.

And lots more!

# Sample a Math Game-Based Learning System

June 28th, 2021

MangaHigh

Grades 2-11 approximately, with parental supervision

This website offers free, sample math games (from its commercially available game-based learning system) that challenge and entertain students.

You can try snippets of the games for free, or register as a teacher/principal of your school to play the games in their entirety. Registration is free without obligation to purchase. Should you decide to purchase a subscription to the program, you’ll be able to access additional tools to save games, track your student’s progress, etc.

When you get to the site, scroll down to locate a menu of sample games designed to engage students such as:

• A Tangled Web – angle puzzles
• Bubble Function – arithmetic, exponents and scientific notation
• Deepest Ocean – inequalities
• Flower Power – decimals, fractions and percents
• Graphs of the Galaxy – linear equations
• Ice Ice Maybe – estimation
• and more!

Click on any one to read the instructions and begin the game. Things move quickly – so be prepared to be on your toes!

As it says on the site, “Get your child excited, engaged and excelling at math.”

# Multimedia Math Glossary for K-6

April 6th, 2020

It’s Monday, April 6, 2020, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Multimedia Math Glossary

Age Range: 5-12 (Grades K-6, with parental supervision)

This website, developed by Harcourt School Publishers, offers a free, multimedia math glossary. It helps students understand math terms and concepts using colorful animated pictures, drawings, graphs, and simple text.

When you get to the site, use the menu at the top to explore the site by grade level, or simply search for a math term alphabetically. Use the menu on the left side of the screen to further refine your search. Once you find the term you are looking for – click on it – and the term, along with a description and an illustration or animation, appears on the screen. For example:

• Grade K – See multimedia illustrations of math terms such as: above, below, add, bar graph, circle, equals, less, minus, same, triangle, under, etc.
• Grade 1 – See multimedia illustrations of math terms such as: addition sentence, between, centimeter, even numbers, fractions, greater than, hour hand, line of symmetry, minus, etc.
• Grade 2 – See multimedia illustrations of math terms such as: addend, congruent figures, divide, fact family, gram, perimeter, sphere, sum, etc.
• Grade 3 – See multimedia illustrations of math terms such as: acute angle, cube, decimal, Celsius, Fahrenheit, equilateral triangle, line segment, liter, numerator, obtuse triangle, etc.
• Grade 4 – See multimedia illustrations of math terms such as: analog clock, associative property of addition, cardinal number, gallon, kilogram, negative numbers, probability, etc.
• Grade 5 – See multimedia illustrations of math terms such as: absolute value, commutative property of multiplication, denominator, exponent, hypotenuse, inverse operation, pi, ray, scientific notation, etc.
• Grade 6 – See multimedia illustrations of math terms such as: algebraic expression, coordinate plane, Fibonacci Sequence, Golden Ratio, Pythagorean Theorem, rhombus, square root, theoretical probability, x-axis, y-coordinate, etc.

This is a great tool to enhance any study of math. It also offers an interesting way to introduce various math terms and concepts without intimidation.

# Challenging Math Games for Grades 2-11

October 7th, 2019

It’s Monday, October 7, 2019, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

MangaHigh

Age Range: 7-16 (Grades 2-11, with parental supervision)

This website offers free, sample math games (from its commercially available game-based learning system) that challenge and entertain students.

You can try snippets of the games for free, or register as a teacher/principal of your school to play the games in their entirety. Registration is free without obligation to purchase. Should you decide to purchase a subscription to the program, you’ll be able to access additional tools to save games, track your student’s progress, etc.

When you get to the site, scroll down to locate a menu of sample games designed to engage students such as:

• A Tangled Web – angle puzzles
• Bubble Function – arithmetic, exponents and scientific notation
• Deepest Ocean – inequalities
• Flower Power – decimals, fractions and percents
• Graphs of the Galaxy – linear equations
• Ice Ice Maybe – estimation
• and more!

Click on any one to read the instructions and begin the game. Things move quickly – so be prepared to be on your toes!

As it says on the site, “Get your child excited, engaged and excelling at math.”

# Free K-12 Math Videos & Games

April 30th, 2018

It’s Monday, April 30, 2018, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Math Pickle

Age Range: 5-18 (Grades K-12, with parental supervision)

This is one of the most innovative math sites we’ve seen. A Canadian mathematician/teacher developed this site to help classroom teachers address the multiple math skill levels of students through challenging and engaging activities and games that are demonstrated with slide shows or videos.

All of it can be tweaked for use in the homeschool environment. When you get to the site, click on “All Puzzles” then choose the grade level of interest to you. You can also switch to the subject menu.

• In grades K-2 – Enjoy math games that teach patterns, skip counting, addition, symmetry, and more.
• In grades 3-4 – Play dot-to-dot measuring puzzles, learn subtraction, Fibonacci numbers, and more.
• In grades 5-6 – Practice division, discover prime numbers, practice factoring, and more.
• In grades 7-9 – Enjoy a game of “Integral Fission,” practice multiplying fractions, engage in cipher breaking, do puzzles to learn about polygons, area, logic, and more.
• In grades 10-12 – Play games and solve puzzles that teach algebra, scientific notation, probability, and more.

Click on any topic and a new page opens where you can click through the slides or watch a demonstration video.

What an incredible range of free math activities! Bookmark this site to return often.

# Math Goodies & WebQuests

April 2nd, 2018

It’s Monday, April 2, 2018, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Math Goodies

Age Range: 9-14 (Grades 5-8 approximately, with parental supervision)

This ad-supported website features a smattering of free interactive math lessons, printable worksheets, games and more to help students in about grades 5-8 learn math. Gifted younger children and remedial older students may benefit from the resources provided as well.

The site was designed by a math teacher who also developed a complete math course that is available for sale on the site. However, you don’t have to purchase a thing to access the generous sampling of math lessons and materials.

When you get to the site you’ll see a brief introduction followed by some featured items and lots of advertisements. Scroll down to the bottom for the menu that includes:

• Lessons – Learn how to determine the perimeter and area of polygons. Find out how to simplify, compare, order, and convert fractions. Explore decimals and percentages. Find out how to write algebraic expressions and equations and much more!
• Worksheets – Download math worksheets (pdf) that include an introduction to fractions, decimals, percent applications, probability theory, graphs, and symbolic logic.
• Webquests – This terrific resource provides math inquiries and instructions that lead to online explorations to find information and solve problems. Choose from a short but meaty selection of quests to recommended websites and learn about exponents and scientific notation, integers and science, math and climate, math and sports, number theory, percentages in daily life, and even a “Pi Day” celebration.
• Games – An assortment of interactive math games including: Factor Tree Game, Integer Football, Percent Goodies, and Probability Goodies.
• Puzzles – Enjoy interactive math-themed crossword puzzles about circles, fractions, logic, percentages, polygons, and probability.

And lots more!