* Math Worksheets Land

Mathland 2I discovered Math Worksheets Land while hunting for materials with a strong visual component.  I found this gem of a site, with many worksheets for free and access to tens of thousands of resources for a minimal fee.  Math Worksheets Land was originally founded by one retired teacher, Julia Leonard, who now has 15 other retirees working on the materials, as well.  Their goal is to provide support for teachers in all grade levels; they’ve had teachers from around the world contribute to their quality worksheets.  They also ask for feedback on all materials, which cover PRESCHOOL through HIGH SCHOOL (the latter is still under some construction).  What a range of materials!

You may access materials by grade level or topic.  Here are the topics covered so far.  They add new worksheets every week, as well!

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The name of this site is a bit of a misnomer.  You will find MUCH more than worksheets with an annual membership.  For each topic above, there could be more than 30 or 40 individual lessons.  Each specific skill has a lesson introduction, guided practice, explanation of guided lesson, independent work, answer sheets, homework and practice sheets, and quizzes.  All lessons are correlated to Common Core standards.  The lessons follow the What Works Clearinghouse recommendations for consistent and systematic instruction, strong use of visuals, verbalization of procedures, corrective feedback, and demonstration of the underlying structure of problems.

This site is obviously near and dear to its creators, who add humorous and thoughtful comments in their descriptors of each resource:  “This is a real interesting one. I actually ran into this scenario of chart reading when I was at my nephew’s hockey tournament” and “Again, I purposely left the units off the answers to make it more challenging.”

I have barely scratched the surface of this website but it is well organized, easy to search, and has the hallmark of experienced teachers.  I think I would call this Math Worksheets Land PLUS.  It’s a premium site for a bargain.  I highly recommend it!

2 thoughts on “* Math Worksheets Land

  1. Sixth grade is where we really start to do actual algebra. Not only solving for x, but using variables in the form of an expression. Ratios and proportions really dominate the start of the year; although I have seen many teachers tackle the algebra portion of the curriculum first. Statistics is used heavily at this grade level, but mostly to understand data and the way it way be displayed.

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