Manipulatives Teacher Resources
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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
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
Resources and the Environment: The Math Link
Take advantage of this interdisciplinary resource and bring together topics in science, language arts, and math. Use characters and events from the story Tillena Lou's Big Adventure as a context for practicing addition and subtraction, learning basic probability, comparing amounts, and sorting objects.
K - 2nd Math 41 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
“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
New Review Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 20: Overview
Whether you're measuring the ingredients for a recipe or splitting pizza between some friends, fractions are everywhere. Teach young mathematicians how to add fractions in order to solve real-world problems with this elementary math lesson.
3rd - 6th Math 45 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Half Math Quilt
Help your third graders become familiar with equivalent fractions for one-half by having them create a quilt. They will use triangles to create a quilt of equivalent fractions over a period of 6 days. As they create the quilt pieces they will write the fractions on the triangles.
3rd - 4th Math 24 Views 272 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 46 Views 453 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 20 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Properties of Real Numbers
Students use paper cups and colored chips to observe properties of operations with real numbers. As a class, students brainstorm and use manipulatives to demonstrate associative, commutative, distributive identity and inverse properties. In groups, they write a "properties poem" and create a slide show explaining the properties.
7th - 8th Math 73 Views 281 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
The Doorbell Rang
After listening to the story, The Doorbell Rang, young learners apply concepts from the book in an interactive math activity. They decorate and cut out twelve cookie templates (included, but seem to be cut off), and solve "cookie math problems" with a partner, who also has twelve cookies.
2nd - 4th Math 14 Views 126 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 57 Views 348 Downloads
New Review Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 9 Overview
Visual models support young mathematicians with exploring equivalent fractions. Starting with a quick warm-up problem, children go on to work through a series of guiding practice problems before working with a partner identifying and describing the fractions represented by a series of visual models.
3rd - 6th Math 5 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
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
Hands-On Equations: Teacher Notes
Math manipulatives are wonderful for demonstrating any number of mathematical concepts in a concrete and visual way. Learners review the addition property of equality and the zero property using a scale model kit (not shown). They complete five equations of equality using their hands-on manipulatives.
6th - 7th Math 6 Views 30 Downloads
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