Number Sense Teacher Resources
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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 113 Views 83 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Activities that Build Number Sense
Have fun while building the number sense of young mathematicians with this list of ten-frame learning games. From developing cardinality and counting skills to learning place value and basic addition strategies, ten-frames are excellent math models that support the growth of young learners.
K - 2nd Math 98 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Number Sense and Operations
In this number sense and operations worksheet, learners solve 15 different types of problems that include reading number lines and solving inequalities. First, they write the scientific notation of various numbers given. Then, pupils write an expression that contains only positive exponents.
8th - 10th Math 15 Views 262 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Math 7 Study Guide for Number Sense and Operations: Quiz 1
This number sense and operations study guide provides notes and explanations as well as practice problems. In order to practice their math skills, learners write fractions as decimals, identify which number set a number belongs to, take square roots, and change decimals into rational numbers.
7th - 8th Math 78 Views 1088 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Friends of 10
Build young mathematicians' foundational number sense with this set of graphic displays and manipulatives. Including lines of colored dots representing the complements of ten and their related number sentences, this resource can be used in a variety of ways to supplement math instruction in the primary grades.
4 mins Pre-K - 2nd Math 17 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Decimal Place Value
Having a good number sense is key to understanding place value. This video clearly explains the place values that comprise a decimal number. It is a very straight forward presentation and would be appropriate for grades 3, 4, or 5. Sal uses multiple colors and expanded notation to describe the value of each number.
4 mins 3rd - 5th Math 96 Views 288 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Assessing Sequencing Numbers
Assess whether your kindergartners can identify numbers in random order using two sets of numeral cards 1-10 and 11-20. Starting with a small group and the 1-10 deck give your learners the task of putting the cards into order from smallest to largest and have them read the cards in the order they laid them down out loud.
K Math 7 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
An Apple a Day
Learners estimate the number of apples in a bushel basket and complete center activities. In this estimation and number sense lesson based on the theme of Johnny Appleseed, students read about Johnny Appleseed, then estimate and count apples in a basket and solve math problems based on apples.
3rd - 6th Math 11 Views 54 Downloads
Number of the Day
Daily routines not only help to manage classrooms, they can also provide students with rich opportunities for learning. This activity supports young learners in developing their number sense by counting up the school days on a class 100 chart.
K - 2nd Math 29 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Counting and Academic Vocabulary: Using Ten-Frames
Increase equity into your curriculum with this academic vocabulary-builder. Develop number sense and meta-cognition by making explicit the purpose, nomenclature, and uses of 10-frames. Using 10-frames, learners can "determine numerosity of a set without counting," so this activity is perfect for even your youngest mathematicians.
K Math 3 Views 88 Downloads
Rounding to the Nearest Thousands
Third graders practice their number sense by completing math manipulative problems in class. They identify the different place values of a 4 digit number and practice rounding a number to the nearest thousand. Then complete rounding problems on the white board in front of class and on their own.
3rd Math 18 Views 74 Downloads
Math Throughout the Day
Learners practice their number sense throughout the day. They practice their use and understanding of numbers in every part of the day. Learners watch and listen to the teacher count students in class, sort themselves based on colors or patterns on clothing, and pick up certain number of objects during cleanup time.
Pre-K - 1st Math 3 Views 50 Downloads
Estimation and Number Sense using Java applet
Seventh graders practice the concept of estimation and number sense using Java applet. They demonstrate skills in addition, multiplication and percentage computations. After reviewing a variety of estimation strategies, they play a java-based game using applets on computers.
7th Math 3 Views 8 Downloads
Number Sense and Operations
In this number sense and operations worksheet, 7th graders solve 15 different types of problems that include estimation and expanded notation. First, they simplify various equations by following the order of operations. Then, students write numbers given in expanded notation.
7th Math 4 Views 54 Downloads
Race to 20
And they're off! Working in pairs, young mathematicians roll dice to see who can fill in their double ten-frames first. When students finally fill in their arrays, they create addition number sentences that represent their rolls, helping to reinforce the underlying math concepts.
K - 2nd Math 95 Views 64 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Converting Within the Metric System
Sal makes conversions within the metric system. He converts 51.8 decimeters to kilometers. This activity helps build number sense and after being viewed, could be applied to conversions made within the U.S. Customary system.
5 mins 5th - 7th Math 5 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Getting Started with Math By Hand Concept App
Pupils build number sense skills and gain confidence at math by hand. Review how to perform algorithms for the four basic operations. A step-by-step mode emphasizes place value in the base-ten system for each algorithm. Learners identify and review and, through the Missing Pieces game, test how well they understand the concepts.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed