Lesson Plans Area Codes?

To design a lesson plan using area codes, perform the usual analysis first. Determine your student’s level of math ability and what you want them to practice. Then print out a current area code map for each child. Place a giant one on the board for reference. Write your math problems using the area codes such as for the fifth grade: What is average of the Texas area codes? (Students would then use addition and division to respond.) But why add to the confusion by having students look up area codes? Use something they find ‘cool’ like using each other’s cell phone numbers for math problems? If you insist on using area codes, check out