Bridges in Mathematics

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Bridges First Edition Lessons & Activities, Grades 5

For fifth grade, 9 of 22 supplements sets are correlated to the Common Core State Standards. For two-way mapping of supplements to standards download the Grade 5 Correlations.

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Algebra, Set B1: Diagrams & Equations, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: The Carnival
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Padre’s Pizza
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Choosing Equations & Diagrams

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Data Analysis, Set E2: Fundamental Counting Principle, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: Counting the Possible Outcomes
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Charlie’s Marbles
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Rachel’s Outfits

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Data Analysis, Set E2: Fundamental Counting Principle, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: Counting the Possible Outcomes
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Charlie’s Marbles
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Rachel’s Outfits

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Geometry, Set C1: Triangles & Quadrilaterals, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: Classifying Triangles
  • Activity 2: Sorting & Classifying Quadrilaterals
  • Activity 3: Finding the Perimeter & Area of a Parallelogram
  • Activity 4: Three Mathematical Ideas
  • Independent Worksheet 1: More Geoboard Triangles
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Color & Construct Triangles
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Classifying Quadrilaterals
  • Independent Worksheet 4: Quad Construction
  • Independent Worksheet 5: Perimeter & Area Puzzles
  • Independent Worksheet 6: Ebony’s Quilt

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Geometry, Set C2: Transformations, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: Sketching & Identifying Transformations
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Transforming Figures, Part 1
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Transforming Figures, Part 2

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Geometry, Set C3: 3-Dimensional Shapes, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: 3-Dimensional Shape Posters
  • Activity 2: Faces, Edges & Vertices
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Nets & 3-Dimensional Shapes

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Geometry, Set C4: Line Segments, Rays & More, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: Point, Line Segment, Ray, Angle
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Drawing & Measuring Line Segments & Angles
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Parallel & Perpendicular
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Constructing Polygons

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Measurement, Set D1: Area & Perimeter, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: Measuring Area
  • Activity 2: Measuring Perimeter
  • Activity 3: The Ladybugs’ Garden
  • Activity 4: Hexarights
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Area & Perimeter Review
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Measuring Rectangles

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Measurement, Set D2: Volume, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: Introducing Volume
  • Activity 2: More Paper Boxes
  • Activity 3: Fish Tank Volume
  • Activity 4: Number of Fish
  • Activity 5: Fish Tank Plants with a Line Plot
  • Activity 6: Water for the Fish Tank Assessment
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Volume Review
  • Independent Worksheet 2: The Camping Trip
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Tank Volume
  • Independent Worksheet 4: Third Tank Needs Fish
  • Independent Worksheet 5: Plants for the Second Fish Tank

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Measurement, Set D3: Area of Polygons, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: Area of Parallelograms, Part 1
  • Activity 2: Area of Parallelograms, Part 2
  • Activity 3: Area of Right Triangles
  • Activity 4: Polygons to Order
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Geoboard Polygons
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Finding Perimeter & Area of Quadrilaterals
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Finding the Area of Right Triangles
  • Independent Worksheet 4: Rectangles, Parallelograms & Right Triangles 

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Number & Operations, Set A1: Estimating to Add & Subtract, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Independent Worksheet 1: Using Compatible Numbers to Estimate Answers
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Are These Answers Reasonable?
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Travel Miles 

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Number & Operations, Set A2: Primes, Composites, & Common Factors, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: Primes & Common Factors
  • Activity 2: Factor Riddles Independent Worksheet 1: Prime or Composite?
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Factor Trees & Common Factors
  • Independent Worksheet 3: More Factor Riddles 

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Number & Operations, Set A3: Estimating to Multiply & Divide, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Independent Worksheet 1: Using Compatible Numbers to Multiply & Divide
  • Independent Worksheet 2: More Multiplication & Division with Compatible Numbers
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Reasonable Estimates in Multiplication & Division 

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Number & Operations, Set A4: Long Division, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: Introducing the Standard Algorithm
  • Activity 2: Extending the Standard Algorithm

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Number & Operations, Set A5: Adding & Subtracting Fractions, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Independent Worksheet 1: Fractions through the School Day
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Fractions on the Trail
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Adding & Subtracting Fractions 

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Number & Operations, Set A6: Fraction Concepts, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: Simplify & Compare
  • Activity 2: Same-Sized Pieces
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Using the Greatest Common Factor to Simplify Fractions
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Finding the Least Common Denominator
  • Independent Worksheet 3: LCM & GCF 

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Number & Operations, Set A7: Place Value to Billions, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Independent Worksheet 1: Tons of Rice
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Inches to the Moon & Other Very Large Numbers
  • Independent Worksheet 3: More Very Large Numbers 

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Number & Operations, Set A8: Whole Number Properties, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: The Commutative, Associative & Distributive Properties
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Properties Make It Easier
  • Independent Worksheet 2: C is for Commutative, A is for Associative, D is for Distributive 

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Number & Operations, Set A9: Multiplying Fractions, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: Geoboard Perimeters
  • Activity 2: Fraction Multiplication Story Problems
  • Activity 3: Using the Area Model for Multiplying Fractions
  • Activity 4: Generalizations About Multiplying Fractions
  • Activity 5: Target 1: Fractions
  • Activity 6: Multiplying Domino Fractions
  • Activity 7:  Area Word Problems with Mixed Numbers
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Picturing Fraction Multiplication
  • Independent Worksheet 2: More Fraction Multiplication
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Fraction Stories
  • Independent Worksheet 4: Using Strategies to Multiply Fractions with Mixed Numbers
  • Independent Worksheet 5: Domino Multiplication 

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Number & Operations, Set A10: Integers, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: Introducing Integers
  • Activity 2: Integer Tug O' War
  • Activity 3: 4-Quadrant Battleship
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Negative & Positive Temperature
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Temperature & Elevation Riddles
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Shapes on a 4-Quadrant Grid 

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Number & Operations, Set A11: Multiplying & Dividing Decimals, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Activity 1: Multiplying by Powers of Ten
  • Activity 2: Dividing by Powers of Ten
  • Activity 3: Using Decimals to Calculate Sale Prices
  • Activity 4: Multiplying Decimals
  • Activity 5: Building a Deck, Using Partial Products & Arrays for Decimal Multiplication
  • Activity 6: Multiplying Decimals, More/Less
  • Activity 7: Dividing Decimals with Money & Menus
  • Activity 8: Using Models & Strategies to Divide with Decimals
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Thinking about Tenths, Hundredths & Thousandths
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Very Large & Very Small Numbers in Context
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Multiplying & Dividing by Powers of Ten
  • Independent Worksheet 4: Using Landmark Fractions & Percents to Multiply by Decimals
  • Independent Worksheet 5: Multiplying Two Decimal Numbers
  • Independent Worksheet 6: Comparing & Multiplying Fractions & Decimals
  • Independent Worksheet 7: Olympic Swimmers
  • Independent Worksheet 8: Olympic Track Star 

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Number & Operations, Set A12: Dividing Fractions & Whole Numbers, pdf

Grade level: 5

Includes

  • Making Sense of Division with Fractions
  • Activity 1: Dividing Fractions & Whole Numbers Pre-Assessment
  • Activity 2: Reviewing the Sharing & Grouping Interpretations of Division
  • Activity 3: Grouping Stories
  • Activity 4: Dividing a Whole Number by a Fraction
  • Activity 5: Sharing Stories
  • Activity 6: Dividing a Fraction by a Whole Number
  • Activity 7: The Division Poster Project
  • Activity 8: Dividing Fractions & Whole Numbers Post-Assessment
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Sharing & Grouping: Multiplying & Dividing
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Operating with Fractions & Whole Numbers
  • Independent Worksheet 3: More Fractions & Whole Numbers 

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