The 25 Math Can Take You Places lesson plans – all correlated to TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) – focus on each of the five concept areas. Although they are written for use with students in grades 46, the lessons can easily be modified to accommodate students of various skill levels. Each handson plan is divided into subsections for use as a unit or as individual parts to enhance your lessons.

TEKS and Common Core Alignment, Updated 2016
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills and Common Core correlations for the Math Can Take You Places curriculum (updated August 2016). 
Complete After School Guide, Updated 2016
This document contains the entire after school Math Can Take You Places curriculum. Activities are listed by focus area in alphabetical order. Each individual activity has its own separate numbering. 
Equivalency – Lesson 1 – Sentence Match
Equivalency : 5Students practice creating word problems and matching them with the proper algebraic number sentence. 
Equivalency – Lesson 3 – Just Cruising
Equivalency : 3,4,5,6The students will complete activities that will give them experiences in equivalent number sentences. 
Equivalency – Lesson 2 – Penny
Equivalency : 3,4,5,6In this lesson, students will find the decimal equivalents of fractions of a dollar. 
Equivalency – Lesson 4 – Identical Twins
Equivalency : 6Students will gain an understanding of equivalency by engaging in different activities. 
Equivalency – Lesson 5 – Right on Time
Equivalency : 3,4,5,6Students will use the differences between time zones to practice equivalency concepts. 
Measurement – Lesson 6 – Figure This Out
Measurement : 3,4,5,6The investigations will give the students an opportunity to apply and expand their measurement skills. 
Measurement – Lesson 7 – Don’t Be a Square
Measurement : 5,6Students will learn the relationship between the radius and diameter of a circle and the relationship of the diameter and the circumference of a circle. 
Measurement – Lesson 8 – Is There Mystery in Measurement?
Measurement : 6Students will explore perimeter and area of polygons and determine how changing the dimensions of a figure affects its perimeter and area. 
Measurement – Lesson 9 – Mavericks and Measurement
Measurement : 3,4,5,6Students use area and perimeter formulas within a reallife situation. 
Measurement – Lesson 10 – Tile My Bathroom Floor
Measurement : 6Each student will be given a bathroom floor plan and will create his or her own design of floor tiles to cover a bathroom floor. 
Measurement – Lesson 11 – Courts of Measure
Measurement : 3,4,5,6This lesson gives intermediateaged students the chance to explore the area and perimeter of their school gym or a nearby school gym. 
Patterns – Lesson 12 – Picture This
Patterns : 6Learn how to enlarge or reduce objects to scale, then enlarge and reduce our Rocket Kid logo. 
Patterns – Lesson 13 – Get on Board
Patterns : 3,4,5,6Students will make a table to become familiar with developing and using number sentences. 
Patterns – Lesson 14 – On the Road Again
Patterns : 3,4,5,6Students will find similarities within sets of numbers, create a pattern and develop a general formula. 
Patterns – Lesson 15 – Ranchers and Patterns
Patterns : 4Students will be able to recognize patterns within sets of numbers and predict the next steps within a set. 
Patterns – Lesson 16 – The Snack Bar
Patterns : 6Students will solve a reallife application problem involving proportional relationships. 
Problem Solving – Lesson 19 – Party Time
Problem Solving : 3,4,5,6Use statistics and basic math skills to plan a party. 
Problem Solving – Lesson 17 – Is Your Money Rolling Away?
Problem Solving : 3,4,5,6Students will engage in problemsolving situations that make them more aware of their roles as consumers. 
Problem Solving – Lesson 18 – Math Game Night
Problem Solving : 3,4,5,6Plan the room arrangement for Family Game Night. 
Problem Solving – Lesson 21 – A Scheduling Dilemma
Problem Solving : 3,4,5,6Students will investigate a reallife problem situation involving an Amtrak Train. 
Reasonableness – Lesson 22 – RealWorld Reasonableness
Range : 3,4,5,6Students will recognize math in everyday situations. Students will connect reasonableness to everyday situations that they encounter. 
Reasonableness – Lesson 24 – Courts and Bounds
Range : 4,5The students will relate what they know about boundaries on sports courts, such as basketball or volleyball. 
Reasonableness – Lesson 25 – Out to Lunch
Range : 6Students will plan family outings to several local restaurants and estimate the cost of feeding families of various sizes. 
Reasonableness – Lesson 23 – Away We Go
Range : 3,4,5,6Students will use estimation skills to calculate the cost of a trip to Six Flags amusement park.
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Concept Area  PDF Name  Grade Levels  File Size 

All  TEKS and Common Core Alignment, Updated 2016

3,4,5,6  375KB 
All  Complete After School Guide, Updated 2016

3,4,5,6  11MB 
Equivalency  5  161KB  
Equivalency  3,4,5,6  234KB  
Equivalency  3,4,5,6  177KB  
Equivalency  6  280KB  
Equivalency  3,4,5,6  338KB  
Measurement  3,4,5,6  209KB  
Measurement  5,6  240KB  
Measurement  6  154KB  
Measurement  3,4,5,6  311KB  
Measurement  6  215KB  
Measurement  3,4,5,6  173KB  
Patterns  6  163KB  
Patterns  3,4,5,6  181KB  
Patterns  3,4,5,6  246KB  
Patterns  4  179KB  
Patterns  6  319KB  
Problem Solving  3,4,5,6  281KB  
Problem Solving  3,4,5,6  228KB  
Problem Solving  3,4,5,6  153KB  
Problem Solving  3,4,5,6  238KB  
Range  3,4,5,6  226KB  
Range  4,5  239KB  
Range  6  308KB  
Range  3,4,5,6  249KB 