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In center groups, 1st graders move through centers to explore non-standard length. They encounter rainbows/shamrocks/potatoes and stuffed animals to integrate with the theme. Students get to choose how they want to measure their items.
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Let's Go on a Scavenger Hunt!
Although there isn't much to this counting instructional activity, there are some solid resources and practice ideas here for beginners. Hook youngsters by challenging them to count the number of days on the calendar up to today. Use the...
K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Measuring Mass Using Non-Standard Units of Measurement
Students explore mass measurements. In this non-standard unit measurement lesson, students use non-standard units of measurement to find the weight of different objects. They work in small groups and complete a variety of measuring...
1st - 2nd Math
Number and Operations: Numerals to 1,000
What a fun set of math operations activities! First, the mysterious Digit Switcher writes letters to your first-graders, challenging them to recognize patterns in three-digit numbers. Then, the class works together analyzing three-digit...
1st - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 1 Supplement Set A3 - Number & Operations: Addition & Subtraction on the Number Line
Hop your way through a mathematical equation with your first grade class as they learn the idea of moving up and down the number line. Adding and subtracting like little frogs is an engaging and clever way to teach/reinforce this concept.
K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable
EdTech Tuesdays: Move the Turtle
What in the world do turtles have to do with coding? Find out in this quick, informative video! Jennifer and Rich demonstrate how to use this app to build important skills by taking you step-by-step through starting the first coding...
7 mins 1st - 9th Technology & Engineering
A Letter to Amy Teaching Plan
Peter wants to send a special birthday party invitation to Amy, but a lot can happen between the front door and the mail box. Read the children's book A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats with your class to find out what happens, extending...
Pre-K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable