Math Strategies Teacher Resources
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Apple Farm Field Trip
Monitor the growth of young mathematicians with a comprehensive addition and subtraction assessment. Using the context of a class field trip to an apple orchard, this series of four story problems allows children to demonstrate their fluency with adding and subtracting two-digit numbers by implementing strategies of their own choosing.
1st - 3rd Math CCSS: Designed
Building toward fluency
Here is a great learning task that focuses on the development of areas in computational fluency including strategies in mental math. Young learners are guided through a list of addition expressions that help them visually understand the relationships between numbers within 20.
2nd - 3rd Math CCSS: Designed
“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 CCSS: Designed
“I Can” Common Core! 2nd Grade Math
Help your second graders monitor their academic accomplishments with this Common Core math standards checklist. With each standard written as an I can statement, this is a great resource that provides young mathematicians with clear learning objectives.
2nd Math CCSS: Designed
Living Things and Their Needs: The Math Link
Enrich your study of living things with these cross-curricular math activities. Following along with the story Tillena Lou's Day in the Sun, learners will practice addition and subtraction, learn how to measure volume and length, work on their problem solving skills, create graphs, and much more.
K - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Properties of Operations as Strategies- Independent Practice Worksheet
Find examples of math properties! On each of these two worksheets, learners examine five sets of number sentences, marking the ones which demonstrate the indicated property. The first page deals with the associative property. For each of the sets, there are four sentences, and some have more than one that fit the bill.
2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Many Ways to Do Addition
A great aspect of teaching math is that children have the freedom to solve problems using a variety of different strategies. The focus of this lesson is for young mathematicians to become aware of many ways of answering addition questions. Learners begin by solving a simple addition equation using paper and pencil, crayons, markers, number lines, manipulatives, or any other materials they may need.
Pre-K - 1st Math CCSS: Designed
There are a number of different strategies young mathematicians can use when adding two-digit numbers. This lesson focuses on making addition easier by rounding the addends to friendly numbers, with the resulting sum being adjusted according to how much the addends were rounded up or down.
1st - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Maths Race
Here is a terrific lesson which has your kids play an interactive CD-ROM or online game "The Maths Race," focusing on using mental math strategies to solve the problems in the game. In pairs they answer math problems by selecting the answer when presented with six possible choices, with the fastest student reaching the finish line first.
K - 4th Math
Pathways to Double-Digit Addition
By adding the tens and ones place separately, beginners to addition can easily complete 10 double-digit addition problems. This is an excellent instructional activity, as it visually sets learners up on the pathway to this strategy. They simply follow the lines to add up the tens place, and do the same with the ones.
1st - 4th Math
Math in Fashion
How do fashion and math relate? Using interactive websites and video clips, learners apply proportional reasoning to the fashion industry. They look for patterns and linear relationships, apply unit rate concepts to garment materials costs and retail pricing.
6th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Ten-Frames – A Games Approach to Number Sense
"How can you help students visualize numbers in a way that is compatible with our base-ten number system?" The answer is simple: use ten-frames. Whether they're being used as a part of classroom routines or as instructional tools, this math model offers a wealth of opportunities for developing number sense in young mathematicians.
K - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Common Core State Standards 1st Grade Math
Here are the complete set of the math practice standards and the Common Core standards for first grade. They cover operations & algebraic thinking, operations in base 10, measurement and data, and geometry. Illustrated nicely with fun kid-friendly graphics.
1st Math CCSS: Designed
Kindergarten CCSS Math Vocabulary Word List
Help kindergartners develop the academic language they need to master the Common Core standards with this list of math vocabulary. Including the definitions of each term as well as a set of word cards with supporting images and examples, this resource is a dream come true for any kindergarten teacher.