In this lesson, students will use problem solving strategies such as guess and check and visualization. They will also look for patterns and use mental mathematics to decide on the placement of pattern blocks.
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We Can Do It!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 10)
English language development lessons are brought to you in poems, picture cards, and grand discussions in a We Can Do It! themed unit. Topics of discussion include daily challenges, parts of a whole, words that describe what we hear,...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
It's a Perfect Fit (Parts 1 through 3)
Here is a three-part instructional activity on shapes. Each instructional activity is for a different grade level. Peruse them and pick what is appropriate for your pupils. Circles, squares, rectangles ... hexagons, trapezoids, pattern...
K - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Owl Moon by Jane Yolen
A thorough lesson plan takes your first grade class through Jane Yolen's beautiful Owl Moon. It crafts the unit with clear objectives, high-level guiding questions, cloze activities and sentence frames, and extension activities at the...
K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Tiles, Blocks, Sapphires & Gold: Designing a Treasure Map
Young cartographers in groups hide treasure at school and then create a map to find it using pattern blocks and tiles. They make paintings with clues to create a visual representation of the location of their treasure. Groups present...
K - 2nd Math
Read and Write Decimals Using Base Ten Blocks
Read and write decimals to the thousandths using base ten blocks in the first of five videos. Money serves as a visual for demonstrating the meaning of a decimal, and base ten blocks are cleverly positioned below a place value chart to...
5 mins 4th - 6th Math CCSS: Designed
Round to the Nearest Hundred Using Base Ten Blocks
Base ten blocks form the basis of understanding in this lesson on rounding to the nearest 100. A review of place value and finding midpoints on a number chart precedes two examples of rounding a three-digit number. This is the seventh in...
4 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed