Unifix Cubes Teacher Resources
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How many unifix cubes tall are you? If you're not sure, then perform this math activity with your class and find out. Working in pairs, young mathematicians make measuring sticks out of unifix cubes in order to determine the length of their partner's arm, leg, hand, foot, and neck.
K - 2nd Math 34 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
2nd Grade Math Lesson Plan--Fractions
Second graders identify fractional parts of a whole. They will brainstorm items that can be divided into equal parts to help with understanding of fractions. Additionally, they will use unifix cubes to demonstrate how to represent parts of a fraction.
2nd Math 18 Views 135 Downloads
Unifix cubes are wonderful tools that can be used to model a variety of mathematical concepts. Children will compose number two through eight by placing Unifix cubes on their paper and then coloring in the cubes they used.
- This is a great activity for kids in first grade
- The act of putting together and pulling apart cubes to make a number reinforces basic addition skills
K - 2nd Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Tens and Ones with Unifix Cubes
Use Unifix Cubes to make math more tangible for your young pupils! A simple activity will get learners talking and collaborating...and all about MATH! In partners, learners pick a number card (these are provided, and can be simply cut out or recreated) and show the value using sticks of ten and single cubes.
K - 2nd Math 3 Views 48 Downloads
Stand By Me!
Get your little mathematicians moving with this experiential activity in which one child is the "tens" and another is the "ones." They collect the number of unifix cubes (in tens or singles) assigned to their respective place values and stand in front of the class to discuss 2-digit numbers.
K - 1st Math 8 Views 46 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What to Do with Leftovers
Second graders solve real world division story problems using unifix cubes. They read "A Remainder of One" and discuss the concept of remainders. They solve the division problems first with the cubes and then write the problem and answer down on paper.
2nd Math 6 Views 38 Downloads
Candy Bar Fractions
Second graders listen to "The Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bar Fraction Book" by Jerry Pallotta before working with unifix cubes, making a model of a candy bar, in order to learn more about fractions. Students complete an included worksheet for homework.
2nd Math 15 Views 35 Downloads
Making Patterns - Create, Analyze, and Predict
Fourth graders practice making patterns using Unifix cubes and identify, analyze, and determine rules for describing numerical patterns involving operations and nonnumerical growing patterns. They also find an example of a pattern in their home (e.
4th Math 4 Views 34 Downloads
A good lesson on place value awaits your young mathematicians. Working in pairs, they make models of whole numbers that show tens and ones. After a review of the ones and tens place values, they utilize unifix cubes on an educational software program to make their model illustrations.
1st Math 17 Views 62 Downloads
Working in a math center or an "I finished early" work station, young mathematicians will match in sequence pre-set-up rods of unifix cubes to numbers on a number line. To help differentiate tens from ones, use different colors to represent them.
K Math 14 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Measures of Center and Variation
In groups, mathematicians make paper strip models of their pencil lengths, then use the data to find the centers of measure. They also use a Cuisenaire® rod set and Unifix® cubes to determine mean and median. Finally, they use an interactive, Plop It!
5th - 7th Math 15 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
Support young mathematicians with building a strong foundational number-sense using this series of printable Unifix® cube strips. Adaptable to the teaching of a variety of different concepts, from basic counting and cardinality, to comparing and adding numbers less than or equal to ten, this is a handy resource for any primary grade teacher.
K - 2nd Math 5 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Add a Quack, Quack Here
The teacher will read-aloud the book Quack and Count and call upon studens to demonstrate various sums of seven. They brainstorm a list of ideas of things that can be combined or added together. They are given unifix cubes to demonstrate various addition facts and record on a Quack Addition recording sheet.
K Math 12 Views 248 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students practice regrouping using the wonderful manipulative - unifix cubes. Once they have a tactile understanding of regrouping, students complete 5 worksheets containing addition problems that require regrouping. The worksheets mentioned in the plan are not provided.
2nd - 3rd Math 5 Views 34 Downloads
What's My Pattern?
Students explore patterns on some internet sites, describe the patterns, make virtual patterns, and duplicate them with real unifix cubes. The computer environment provides a structure for success and for reflection on the idea of a repeating unit.
K - 2nd Math 3 Views 6 Downloads