This site has several links for helping kids practice the concepts and conversions of improper fractions and mixed numbers.
Solve one step equations. There is also a printable worksheet for follow up. The skill will have to be modeled for students to successfully complete the activity. This is an SLE not addressed by Saxon.
Print this worksheet to get extra practice.
This is an awesome site for teaching kids about volume. Be sure to give them blocks so they can build as you teach!
This is an awesome site that allows kids to build rectangular prisms and explore both volume and surface area.
Type in an equation, and the computer will solve it for you! It's a great way to check your homework.
Use this online balance to model solving equations. This SLE is not covered in Saxon
This is a paid site, but the first twenty problems are free.
This PPT does a great job of illustrating the rules of divisibility, explaining what they are and why they're importantgiving, and giving practice questions.
This site is great for practicing long division step by step. Click Welcome, 5th Grade, then scroll down for Dividerama. There's also a printalbe worksheet.
Click on Proper Fractions (easy) for an activity that requires quick solving of multiplication of fractions times whole numbers to ten. Note that your SLE states that students must be able to MODEL multiplication of fractions, so be sure that you also provide them with experience with this.
This site will allow students to model perfect squares and other numbers.
Practice equations. You should have the Shockwave download for this site to operate properly.
This video will explain divisibility rules.
This site allows you to work basic equations and shows you step by step how to solve the problems if you get stuck.
This site lets you type in an equation and then shows you step by step how to solve for any variable. It's a great way to get unstuck on homework problems. How cool is that?
A great site for helping kids understand what it actually means to show 1/2 OF 1/3.
Learn to write equations and expressions from sentences.
This is a fun game for converting improper fractions to mixed numbers. Read the directions at the bottom of the page.
This is a great place to practice solving equations because it gives step by step help if you get stuck. It does have equations with negative numbers, but these can be skipped if you're not ready.
See 4th grade Q 1 for websites to teach this SLE. This part of the SLE is not addressed in Saxon.
This is an AWESOME animated demonstration of surface are vs. volume. It would be a great way to start a lesson on this SLE.
This site explains the commutative, associative, and distributive properties with graphic examples.
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Review and practice the associative property with this PPT.
This site has several activities that allow you to solve equations and evaluate expressions. You can select the difficulty level and number of steps, which makes it great when you're first learning.