About This Chapter
Math Strategies for Elementary School - Chapter Summary
If you're looking for strategies you can use to help your students improve their math skills, this chapter can help. Prepared and presented by expert instructors, the lessons boost young students' comprehension of math strategies they can use when taking tests or completing homework assignments. Lessons take a close look at the jump strategy, the magic square and more. Students can test their knowledge of these concepts by taking short lesson quizzes and a chapter exam. Questions about topics covered in this chapter can be submitted to our experts.
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help with math strategies will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn strategies for math.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding strategies for solving math problems
- Students with learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning math strategies
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning math (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn math strategies
- Students who struggle to understand their math teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra math resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover math strategy topics your student needs to learn or review.
- Review the lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Refer to the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about math strategies.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands math strategies by completing the Math Strategies for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. Definition of the Jump Strategy in Math
You probably have experience using a number line to add or subtract, but what you may not know is that you can use the jump strategy on a number line. In this lesson, you'll learn how to use the jump strategy to do things such as add, subtract, and even calculate elapsed time.
2. How to Solve Magic Squares
If you like using numbers for tricks and games, you will love learning about the magic square. Use your knowledge of addition, subtraction and division to find the answer and stump your friends.
3. What is a Magic Square in Math? - History & Examples
We will explore the long history of magic squares that dates back to the ancient Chinese. We will also learn about the characteristics of magic squares and try some examples.
4. Trigonometry: Lesson for Kids
At some point in your academic career, you will study a branch of mathematics known as trigonometry. Come and learn about what trigonometry is, its history, some vocabulary words and its application to the real world.
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Other chapters within the Math for Kids course
- Numbers for Elementary School
- Geometry for Elementary School
- Fractions for Elementary School
- Math Basics for Elementary School
- Statistics for Elementary School
- Number Properties for Elementary School
- Algebra for Elementary School
- Math Patterns for Elementary School
- History of Math for Elementary School
- Math Terms for Elementary School
- Working with Numbers for Elementary School
- Types of Numbers for Elementary School
- Measurements for Elementary School
- Working with Data for Elementary School
- Representing Numbers for Elementary School
- Types of Data for Elementary School
- Fraction Operations for Elementary School
- Shapes for Elementary School
- Negative Numbers for Elementary School
- Decimals for Elementary School
- Lines & Angles for Elementary School
- Multiplication for Elementary School