Manipulatives Teacher Resources
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“I Can” Common Core! 1st Grade Math
Any first grader can master the Common Core math standards with this checklist! With each standard rewritten as an affirmative I can statement, children are provide with clear goals to work toward throughout the school year.
- Display an enlarged copy of this checklist in the classroom to serve as reference during math lessons
- Implement this resource as an ongoing assessment of student growth, documenting the abilities of each child with respect to the Common Core standards
1st Math 69 Views 44 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Call it "Macaroni"
Who knew there were so many fun educational opportunities featuring pasta? Scholars read a brief informational text about the history of pasta (note that "macaroni" is spelled two different ways, so address this if kids are reading independently).
1st - 3rd Math 22 Views 189 Downloads
Just Enough Carrots: Math Lesson
Practice addition and subtraction skills with your class. They read Just Enough Carrots, by Frank Remkiewicz, and use math manipulatives to solve addition and subtraction problems associated with the story. This lesson includes group problem solving, class discussion, and math practice.
K - 3rd Math 45 Views 452 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
More and Less Handfuls
Working as a pair, two kindergartners will sit at a table and will pick two handfuls of counters. They will combine their individual handfuls into one, and count their own selection. They will then draw and record their count on a record worksheet (not provided but see the set-up section on the lesson plan for details on how to create).
K Math 18 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Manipulatives for the Upper Elementary
An impressive number of math manipulative ideas are available in this math resource. This page is really a resource guide with links to 18 different math manipulative ideas. The ideas are quite good, and the pages are all printable.
4th - 6th Math 6 Views 9 Downloads
Time for candy math! Yes, get out those Skittles, M&M's, and jelly beans because you are going to make math sweet. There are six different candy math ideas here for you to try. You're kids will use treats to add, subtract, sort, make patterns, make shapes, and estimate.
K - 2nd Math 56 Views 348 Downloads
New Review Manipulative Labels
Add to the organization of your classroom with this set of labels. From dominoes and pattern blocks, to measuring tools and play money, this resource includes labels for 18 different types of math materials, making it perfect for any elementary school teacher.
K - 6th Math 13 Views 7 Downloads
The Power of One - Math in a Different Angle
In this 2-day lesson focused on exponents, middle schoolers will cross the curriculum by engaging in science, history and language arts activities. Exponential growth will be explored using grains of rice on a chess board. Exponential power, as well as the power of one, will be connected to a historical event as a way for the class to make connections to real-world events.
5th - 7th Math 33 Views 152 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Several activity centers help your youngsters explore math concepts to see that math is all around us. They participate in a toys/game area, a block area, a dramatic play area, an art area, a library area, a discovery area, a sand/water area to improve their math skills.
Pre-K - 2nd Math 8 Views 227 Downloads
Area Model of Multiplication Using Base 10 Manipulatives
Explore two-digit multiplication with your class as they work in groups to build models of two-digit multiplication using base 10 manipulatives. They construct rectangles replacing standard numbers with equivalent place values using the blocks, and then relate their rectangles to the traditional written multiplication algorithm.
3rd - 5th Math 88 Views 862 Downloads
Guiding Children's Learning of Mathematics
The concept of repeated addition is introduced to your class. They then gather into assessment groups that work to solve four multiplication word problems which you have written on slips of paper ahead of time. The lesson concludes with each group creating a similar word problem for another group to solve.
3rd - 4th Math 7 Views 89 Downloads
Feature column: Hands on Math With Technology
Young learners will view a math adventures video and practice math concepts. Afterwards they will navigate through Internet sites to participate in teacher selected math adventures. This guide walks you through integrating technology with your math curriculum and provides links to internet resources.
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills 95 Views 225 Downloads
Find a New Name: Equivalent Fractions
Fourth graders find new names for fractions. In this equivalent fractions lesson, 4th graders use manipulatives to model fractions and rename them. Students recognize that the new names show equivalent fractions. Students explain how the fraction got a new name.
4th Math 50 Views 319 Downloads
Number and Operations: Place Value
If your second-graders are learning about place value and number value comparisons, this set of engaging activities and worksheets will make your job easy! Scholars use math manipulatives to estimate and then determine how many seeds a colony of Harvester Ants have gathered.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 315 Views 1178 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable