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5th Grade Math Websites Aligned to Bridges Math Units

Unit 1 – Expressions, Equations & Volume

Factorize – Create rectangular arrays and explore their factors.

Factorize – Find all the factorizations of a number and draw the rectangular arrays on a grid.

Factors & Multiples with Dick and Dom – In this humorous Dick and Dom presentation from the BBC, players must find factors and multiples in a series of short games.

Ghost Blasters – Blast every ghost that displays a multiple of the number you choose. Game may be set for multiples of any number from 2-20.

Speed Grid Challenge – Race against the clock to find factors to match the product. Set the number of questions and length of game. Includes a few 1 digit by 2 digit problems.

Table Numbers – Choose a factor from 2-9, then click on one of three numbers that represents a multiple of the chosen factor.

Times Square – Players race to get 4 products in a row on the game board. Use “Guest Pass” to enter and play against computer.

Volume of a Rectangular Prism – View a rectangular prism, determine the volume, and type in your answer.

Factor Dazzle – Click on all the factors of target numbers set by opponents. Use “guest pass” to enter game list and play against the computer or register (free) to play against other students online.

Factor Game – Click on the factors of target numbers set by an opponent. Play against the computer or a friend.

Prime Time – Earn points by landing on prime number spaces. The game also includes probability as players must choose which random number generator to use. On the Calculation Nation homepage, use “guest pass” to access the game list and play against the computer. Click on the title, Prime Time.

Amoeba Multiplication Game – View rows and columns that split multi-digit multiplication numbers into partial products. Type in the partial products to solve. Three levels of play.

Coloring Remainders in Pascal’s Triangle – Click on all entries in Pascal’s triangle that have a given remainder.

Prime Composite Applet – Explore prime and composite numbers by clicking on the +/- button to locate a given number. View different visuals of the number by reordering the circled numbers–the prime factorization–on the right side

Remainders Count – Click and drag number cubes to form an equation that will result in the largest remainder. Type in the quotient and remainder.

Unit 2 Adding & Subtracting Fractions

Adding Fractions – Rename fractions so denominators are the same, then add, using visual models for support.

Dig It – Create a fraction from a given set of numbers and locate that fraction on a number line that runs across a field of precious stones. On the Calculation Nation homepage, use “guest pass” to access the game list and play against the computer. Click on the title, Dig It.

Drop Zone – Create a sum of 1 by filling your launcher with a combination of fractional bars and dropping them on top of another stack of fractions. On the Calculation Nation homepage, use “guest pass” to access the game list and play against the computer. Click on the title, Drop Zone.

Fractazmic – Add a series of fraction cards to total 1. Cards include models of egg cartons, rulers, liters.

Fraction Feud – Drag and drop number cards to create fractions that are larger or smaller than your opponent’s. On the Calculation Nation homepage, use “guest pass” to access the game list and play against the computer. Click on the title, Fraction Feud.

Fraction Tracks – In this 2 player game, students must add, compare, and find equivalent fractions in order to race from 0-1, moving across a series of fraction tracks.

Frosty Fractions – In this two-player game, students add fractions then cover the sum with a snowflake game piece. The first to cover three numbers in a row wins.

Falling Numbers – Explore fractions as operators by clicking on the leaf that shows the fraction of a given whole number. Can be played by two players or by one player against the computer.

Find a Fraction of a Number – In this interactive whiteboard activity, students find fractions of whole numbers using fraction strips for visual support.

Would You Rather? – Click on the card with the fraction of a whole number that results in a greater product. Then type in the product to check your answer, shown in a fraction of candy eggs.

Dirt Bike Comparing Fractions – Click on <, =, or  > to compare two fractions. Players pull dirt bikes in this tug-o-war, competing against other online players or the computer.

Equivalent Fractions – Divide and shade circles or squares to create equivalent fractions and find the fractions on a number line.

Fractions Jeopardy – Review operations with fractions (add, subtract, multiply, divide) in this jeopardy-style game. Uses 1-4 people or teams. If students haven’t yet studied some of the topics, consider using the categories they’ve learned to date.

Fruit Shoot Least Common Denominator – Click on the least common denominator for two given fractions.

Melvin’s Make a Match – Click on bottles to match equivalent fractions in this Cyberchase game.

Order & Compare Fractions with Dick & Dom – Find common denominators to order & compare fractions. From the BBC, this game resembles a Monty Python movie.

Ratio Blaster Math Game – View a ratio (example: 3 to 6) and click to shoot at the invading spaceship that shows an equivalent ratio, written as a fraction (example: 1/2).

Fraction Feud – Drag and drop number cards to create fractions that are larger or smaller than your opponent’s. On the Calculation Nation homepage, use “guest pass” to access the game list and play against the computer. Click on the title, Fraction Feud.

Fruit Shoot Greatest Common Factor – Click on the greatest common factor for two numbers.

Fruit Shoot Least Common Multiple – Click on the least common multiple for two given numbers.

Least Common Multiple – Click and drag cards to match a pair of numbers with their LCM. Click “Swap cards” on the main page to get a new set of numbers.

Pyramid Math – Select from a GCF or LCM mode. Then click and drag the correct answer to the solution jar.

Snowball Fight – Click on the LCM of two numbers to win the snowball fight.

Soccer Math – Simplify fractions, selecting from four given numbers. Correct answer gives player a chance to shoot soccer ball at goal.

Unit 3 – Place Value & Decimals

Any Fractions Method Game – Drag numbers onto a blackboard to show percents and fractions. Model with a variety of visuals: people, pizza, chocolate, and cup/capacity.

Decimals, Fractions, and Percentages Grid – View a hundreds grid with a random number of squares in 2 colors and determine the percent, fraction, and decimal for both colors. Use with one student or an entire class. Three levels of play. TESiboard.

Estimate – On the main page, view a key to the numbers estimated at each “stage.” Then click “begin.” Now choose a stage; for example, Stage 6 uses hundredths on the number line. Estimate what number is indicated by the arrow on the number line. Click “reveal” to check your accuracy.

Making Change – Find the difference between a price and the amount of money paid using fewest coins and bills possible. Click and drag the correct change to the counter.

Matching Fractions Decimals Percentages – In this matching memory game, try to find two cards with the same value. Play online or download a set of cards.

Mission 2110: Converting Fractions to Decimals – Crack this BBC Maths futuristic mission by converting fractions to decimals. Drag and drop cards matching fraction to percent, use a calculator to convert fractions to decimals, and select the decimal equivalent of given fractions.

Mission Magnetite – Match a fraction, percent, and visual model of that number in this Cyberchase game.

Money with Dick and Dom – In this Dick and Dom presentation, players compute purchases by adding, subtracting and multiplying an imaginary form of money, “Kankles.”

Number Bond Machine – Fill in the missing addend to make the sum of 5, 10. or 100. This works well as an “I Have, You Need” game.

Number Line Drop: Tenths – Students drop numbers into place on a moving number line. Also see Number Line Drop: Hundredths and Number Line Drop: Thousandths. Levels allow users to show all numbers or use a number line with blanks. Adjust settings by ability level. TESiboard.

The Legend of Dick and Dom: Decimals – Players watch a humorous, interactive video, then must: add and order decimals, convert grams to kilogram, convert percents and fractions to decimals, and find the biggest decimal.

Battleship Numberline: Decimals – Click on a 0-1 number line to identify where a given decimal is located.

Hotel Decimalfornia – Add decimals and click on the door showing the correct sum.

Matching Fractions Decimals Percentages – In this matching memory game, try to find two cards with the same value. Play online or download a set of cards.

Adding Decimals – Click on the combination of decimal numbers that equal a given sum in this fast-paced game. Players compete with other online players or with the computer.

Matching Math: Metric Length – Click on cards to show matching measurements. For example, click on “1000 meters” and “1 kilometer.”

Measurement Mania: Metric – Convert metric measurements and drag the pointer on the ruler to demonstrate the correct answer.

Quotient Cafe – Select a food and characters to practice division with remainders. Use dividends from 1-500 and divisors from 1-50. As the food is doled out, students explore partial quotients (“chunking”)  in a long division problem, recording each step of the problem as they go. Press the calculator icon at lower left for help with calculations. NCTM.

Remainders Count – Click and drag number cubes to form an equation that will result in the largest remainder. Type in the quotient and remainder.

Unit 4 – Multiplying & Dividing Whole Numbers & Decimals

Amoeba Multiplication Game – View rows and columns that split multi-digit multiplication numbers into partial products. Type in the partial products to solve. Three levels of play.

Factorize – Create rectangular arrays and explore their factors.

Grid Method – Choose any numbers (up to 2-digit by 3-digit) for a multi-digit multiplication expression. Solve as partial products, then add the parts together.

Falling Numbers – Explore fractions as operators by clicking on the leaf that shows the fraction of a given whole number. Can be played by two players or by one player against the computer.

Ratio Rumble – Click on potion bottles to match a recipe using a given ratio. This game helps students to picture the way in which ratios relate to fractions and percentages.

The Legend of Dick and Dom: Decimals – Players watch a humorous, interactive video, then must: add and order decimals, convert grams to kilogram, convert percents and fractions to decimals, and find the biggest decimal.

Would You Rather? – Click on the card with the fraction of a whole number that results in a greater product. Then type in the product to check your answer, shown in a fraction of candy eggs.

Drag and Drop Math – Drag and drop numbers to complete traditional algorithms. Type the final answer in the box to check. Choose from addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division, select the number of digits in each problem, and decide on the number of problems to complete. View an instructional video here.

Bamzooki Multiplication & Division – Click on the correct number to answer a variety of problems including: single digit multiplication, 2 digit x 1 digit multiplication, and 3 digit/1 digit division with remainders.

Quotient Cafe – Select a food and characters to practice division with remainders. Use dividends from 1-500 and divisors from 1-50. As the food is doled out, students explore partial quotients (“chunking”)  in a long division problem, recording each step of the problem as they go. Press the calculator icon at lower left for help with calculations. NCTM.

Unit 5 – Multiplying & Dividing Fractions

BINGO Fractions of Amounts – Select from a wide variety of number combination to practice multiplying fractions by whole numbers. Select a board to see a series of whole number by fractions problems, then click on the answer, eliminating items on the Bingo board. This activity works well on an interactive white board.

Clara Fraction Ice Cream Shop – View an order for ice cream with improper fractions. Convert to mixed numbers, then click on the ice cream flavor and the scoop type, then on the cone. Continue adding ice cream to the cone until the order is complete. Earn as much money as you can in 5 minutes. Watch an instructional video for the game before you begin.

Falling Numbers – Explore fractions as operators by clicking on the leaf that shows the fraction of a given whole number. Can be played by two players or by one player against the computer.

Find a Fraction of a Number – In this interactive whiteboard activity, students find fractions of whole numbers using fraction strips for visual support.

Fractazmic – Add a series of fraction cards to total 1. Cards include models of egg cartons, rulers, liters.

Would You Rather? – Click on the card with the fraction of a whole number that results in a greater product. Then type in the product to check your answer, shown in a fraction of candy eggs.

Snow Sprint – Multiply fractions and click on the answer to move a snowmobile ahead in a race.

Unit 6 – Graphing, Geometry & Volume

Billy Bug & His Quest for Grub – View an ordered pair and click on directional arrows to guide a bug to that position on a coordinate grid.

Quadrant Coordinate Battleships – Place ordered pairs on a coordinate plane in order to locate the hidden battleships. Two coordinates are given. Players must determine one of the numbers in each of the two other ordered pairs. TESiboard activity.

Simple Maze Game – Enter ordered pairs on a coordinate plane to move a robot through a minefield to a target location.

Angle Shoot – Click on the correct figure in your choice of several arcade-style shooting games: angles in degrees, angles by name (right, obtuse, acute), triangles by name (scalene, equilateral, isoceles),

Interactive Quadrilaterals – Select one type of quadrilateral, then click and drag the dots on the vertices to explore the properties of that shape.

Interactive Triangles – Select one type of triangle, then click and drag the dots on the vertices to explore the properties and angles.

Quadrilateral Quest – Click on a specified type of quadrilateral in this arcade game.

Shapes Sort – Click and drag a variety of shapes into the correct categories as they move along an assembly line. Sort by Quadrilaterals (categorized by 4 equal sides, 2 equal sides, no equal sides) or Triangles (equilateral, isosceles, scalene.) To locate this activity, look for “Shapes” toward the bottom of the home page.

Triangle Sort – Sort triangles according to their properties.

2D Shapes with Dick and Dom – Recognize a variety of 2D shapes to complete tasks and save the land from the plague.

Volume of a Rectangular Prism – View a rectangular prism, determine the volume, and type in your answer.

BINGO Fractions of Amounts – Select from a wide variety of number combination to practice multiplying fractions by whole numbers. Select a board to see a series of whole number by fractions problems, then click on the answer, eliminating items on the Bingo board. This activity works well on an interactive white board.

Falling Numbers – Explore fractions as operators by clicking on the leaf that shows the fraction of a given whole number. Can be played by two players or by one player against the computer.

Find a Fraction of a Number – In this interactive whiteboard activity, students find fractions of whole numbers using fraction strips for visual support.

Fractions Jeopardy – Review operations with fractions (add, subtract, multiply, divide) in this jeopardy-style game. Uses 1-4 people or teams. If students haven’t yet studied some of the topics, consider using the categories they’ve learned to date.

Snow Sprint – Multiply fractions and click on the answer to move a snowmobile ahead in a race.

Would You Rather? – Click on the card with the fraction of a whole number that results in a greater product. Then type in the product to check your answer, shown in a fraction of candy eggs.

Unit 7 – Division & Decimals

Bamzooki Multiplication & Division – Click on the correct number to answer a variety of problems including: single digit multiplication, 2 digit x 1 digit multiplication, and 3 digit/1 digit division with remainders.

Coloring Remainders in Pascal’s Triangle – Click on all entries in Pascal’s triangle that have a given remainder.

Geoboard App – With this virtual geoboard, students stretch bands around pegs to form line segments and polygons and make discoveries about perimeter, area, angles, congruence, fractions, and more. iPad and online versions available.

Quotient Cafe – Select a food and characters to practice division with remainders. Use dividends from 1-500 and divisors from 1-50. As the food is doled out, students explore partial quotients (“chunking”)  in a long division problem, recording each step of the problem as they go. Press the calculator icon at lower left for help with calculations. NCTM.

Remainders Count – Click and drag number cubes to form an equation that will result in the largest remainder. Type in the quotient and remainder.

2D Shapes with Dick and Dom – Recognize a variety of 2D shapes to complete tasks and save the land from the plague.

Billy Bug & His Quest for Grub – View an ordered pair and click on directional arrows to guide a bug to that position on a coordinate grid.

Quadrant Coordinate Battleships – Place ordered pairs on a coordinate plane in order to locate the hidden battleships. Two coordinates are given. Players must determine one of the numbers in each of the two other ordered pairs. TESiboard activity.

Shapes Sort – Click and drag a variety of shapes into the correct categories as they move along an assembly line. Sort by Quadrilaterals (categorized by 4 equal sides, 2 equal sides, no equal sides) or Triangles (equilateral, isosceles, scalene.) To locate this activity, look for “Shapes” toward the bottom of the home page.

Simple Maze Game – Enter ordered pairs on a coordinate plane to move a robot through a minefield to a target location.

Volume of a Rectangular Prism – View a rectangular prism, determine the volume, and type in your answer.

Drag and Drop Math – Drag and drop numbers to complete traditional algorithms. Type the final answer in the box to check. Choose from addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division, select the number of digits in each problem, and decide on the number of problems to complete. View an instructional video here.