Everyday Mathematics Grade K3. Parent Resource Guide


 Emmeline Mitchell
 9 months ago
 Views:
Transcription
1 Everyday Mathematics Grade K3 Parent Resource Guide
2 .
3 Dear Parents, In this booklet you will find information about the mathematics curriculum taught in our district for grades kindergarten through fourth grade. It offers definitions, home support activities, and other tools you may find helpful as you support your child s learning at home. Your child will be immersed in a program that correlates with the New York State core curriculum. Everyday Mathematics, developed by the University of Chicago School of Mathematics Project (UCSMO), offers your child rich experiences in mathematics which broadens their background knowledge. This researchbased curriculum is based on the philosophy that: Children can learn more than is usually expected of them. Children come to school knowing more than they currently get credit for. Mathematics means more when it is rooted in reallife problems and situations. The key to retaining a process lies in the student s ability to understand not only how the process works, but also why. In the past, math instruction was focused on the teaching of arithmetic skills. In today s world, however, mathematics instruction must include problem solving, geometry, algebra preparation, data collection, measurement, probability and statistics. Embedded in the program is the understanding that students learn best by doing. An emphasis is placed on problem solving and activities that promote higher thinking skills. Instruction on basic facts is important and to accomplish mastery of the basic facts, topics are repeated throughout the year in a variety of ways. As you review your child s work in mathematics, you will see that many of the assignments will appear different compared to more traditional sets of computation and story problems. The program is a blend of computation and rigorous problem solving. Children will be expected to compute correctly and efficiently. They will also be expected to describe processes, write about problemsolving strategies, and use other devices that enrich children s understanding of mathematics. This handbook provides answers to frequently asked questions, explains unfamiliar exercises, and gives you a library of mathematic activities and games to enrich and support your child s learning. Our goal is to provide all children quality math instruction that makes the study of mathematics an engaging successful experience. Sincerely, Carrie Plasse
4 .
5 Table of Contents Topic Page Why Everyday Math... 1 Curriculum Features...2 Content Emphasized Grade Content Emphasized Grade Content Emphasized Grade Lesson Features and Classroom Routines...6 Everyday Mathematics Lesson...8 Routines  Name Collection Boxes...9 Routines  Frames and Arrows...10 Routines  What s My Rule?...12 Routines  Fact Triangles...14 Algorithms...16 Assessment in Everyday Mathematics...26 How to Help Your Child with Mathematics...28 DoAnytime Activities Grade DoAnytime Activities Grade DoAnytime Activities Grade Literature Lists for Grades Commercial Games that use Everyday Math...40 Frequently Asked Questions Glossary for Grades
6 .
7 Why Everyday Mathematics? Philosophy What is Everyday Mathematics, and how will it help my child? Everyday Mathematics is the elementary program of the University of Chicago School of Mathematics Project (UCSMP), which is a longterm project designed to improvement mathematics at all grade levels. International studies show that U.S. students learn much less math than students in other countries. Several corporations and organizations saw the need for a reform in mathematics and combined with the UCSMP to develop this program one grade level at a time. Everyday Math is designed to encourage children to think mathematically and to develop confidence and familiarity with math concepts and skills by using numbers and activities that have meaning in children s lives. Children learn about inches and centimeters by measuring their own hands. They discover negative numbers by reading an outdoor thermometer and charting the daily temperatures. In kindergarten through second grades, classroom routines reinforce this every day learning, At all grade levels, students play a variety of math games that give them plenty of practice using numbers. Everyday Mathematics, which is based on research about how children learn best, is structured differently from the math programs many parents encountered in elementary school. It does not involve presenting a skill or concept to students, expecting them to master within a certain time frame, and then moving on to the next skill. Instead, a teacher introduces a mathematical idea that children will come back to again and again. This ensures that your child has many exposures to these mathematical ideas before mastery is expected. A high priority is placed on children developing automatic recall of the basic number facts and recognizes that computation is an important and practical part of mathematics. The Everyday Math program is designed to ensure all students can compute accurately in a variety of ways. Of course, with any subject area, practice is necessary in order to develop competency. Your child will explore, learn and practice mathematics in a variety of settings including whole class, small groups, partners and individually. They will learn to work cooperatively and independently as they solve problems based on reallife situations. The math classroom has changed dramatically. Students need a variety of instructional techniques tailored to their developmental levels. The Everyday Math program understands that students learn in different ways and that topics need to be approached differently. It provides a reasonable balance between discovery learning and direct teaching approaches. Students are challenged to apply their mathematical knowledge to solve reallife problems. These problems are presented in a variety of contexts and solved in a variety of ways. Students are taught to question and verify the reasonableness of their own and others strategies and conclusions. This mix of techniques helps with the ultimate goal that students really understand and are successful at math. 1
8 Curriculum Features There are a number of features that distinguish the Everyday Mathematics curriculum. These include: Reallife Problem Solving Everyday Mathematics emphasizes the application of mathematics to real world situations. Numbers, skills and mathematical concepts are not presented in isolation, but are linked to situations and contexts that are relevant to everyday lives. The curriculum also provides numerous suggestions for incorporating mathematics into daily classroom routines and other subject areas. Balanced Instruction Each Everyday Mathematics lesson includes time for wholegroup instruction as well as small group, partner, or individual activities. These activities balance teacherdirected instruction with opportunities for openended, handson explorations, longterm projects and ongoing practice. Multiple Methods for Basic Skills Practice Everyday Mathematics provides numerous methods for basic skills practice and review. These include written and choral fact drills, mental math routines, practice with fact triangles (flash cards of fact families), daily sets of review problems called math boxes, homework, timed tests and a wide variety of math games. Emphasis on Communication Throughout the Everyday Mathematics curriculum students are encouraged to explain and discuss their mathematical thinking, in their own words. Opportunities to verbalize their thoughts and strategies give children the chance to clarify their thinking and gain insights from others. Enhanced Home/School Partnerships For grades 13, daily Home Links provide opportunities for family members to participate in the students mathematical learning. Study Links are provided for most lessons in grades 46, and all grades include periodic letters to help keep parents informed about their children s experience with Everyday Mathematics. Appropriate Use of Technology Everyday Mathematics teaches students how to use technology appropriately. The curriculum includes many activities in which learning is extended and enhanced through the use of calculators. At the same time, all activities in which calculators would function simply as crutches for basic computation are clearly marked with a no calculator sign. 2
9 3
10 4
11 5
12 Lesson Features And Classroom Routines In grades K2, classroom routines and daily activities show students how math is used in every day life and help them practice skills, such as: Calendar activities. Students practice recognizing numbers on a calendar. Taking attendance. Each day, children record the number of students who are present and the number who are absent. Recording the weather. The students will record the temperature every day in both Fahrenheit and Celsius. They will discuss the type of weather cloudy, sunny, rainy, snowy and record on a number line or graph. Number line activities. For many activities, the students will refer to a number line that is posted around the room. They will be counting off days of the school year or using it to skip count, for example. Daily schedule. The daily schedule gives students the chance to practice telling time. Calculators Evidence is growing that students intelligent use of calculators enhances understanding and mastery of arithmetic and helps develop good number sense. Moreover, teacher experience and considerable research show that most children develop good judgment about when to use and when not to use calculators. Students learn how to decide when it is appropriate to solve an arithmetic problem by estimating or mentally calculating, by using paper and pencil, or by using a calculator. Calculators are useful teaching tools. They make it possible for young children to display and read numbers before they are skilled at writing numbers. Calculators can be used to count by any number, forward and backward. They also allow children to solve interesting, everyday problems requiring calculations that might otherwise be too difficult for them to perform. Please encourage children to use their calculators whenever they encounter interesting numbers or problems that may be easier to handle with calculators than without them. This includes numbers or problems that may come up outside of the mathematics period. Encourage them also to think about when not to use a calculator because it is easier and faster to solve a problem mentally. Explorations Explorations are independent or smallgroup activities that allow children to investigate, develop and extend math concepts. These are a key part of the math program in the early grades and often involve manipulating materials. During this time teachers interact with students, both for teaching and for assessment. Games Mathematical games are an important part of the Everyday Mathematics program. They reinforce math fact computation and provide an alternative form of practice. They build fact and operation skills, but also reinforce other skills: for example, calculator skills, money exchange and shopping skills, logic, geometric intuition, and probability and chance intuition. Games can be repeated without repeating the same problem since most games involve generating numbers randomly. Rules can be altered to allow players to progress from easy to more challenging versions. Games are fun; families can play them at home to provide additional practice in an interesting way. Some games can be played by students 6
13 across a variety of grade levels. Here are some games you can play at home.the numbers in parentheses indicate the appropriate grade level for each game. Sample Games Odd One Out (K) Concentration (K) Go Fish (K) Disappearing Train (K) Beat the Calculator (15) Broken Calculator (15) TwoFisted Pennies/Dimes Games Making Change Game (24) Money Exchange Collection Game (24) TakeApart Game (24) Topit Number Topit (K) Addition Topit (13) Subtraction Topit (13) Name that Number (25) PickaCoin (23) Home Links/Study Links: These provide an important connection between home and school Most are activities that require interaction with parents, other adults, or another child. They are designed to provide followup and review of skills and concepts, and an extension of the material covered in the daily lessons. Journal: The journal contains the problem material and pages on which the children record the results of their activities. It provides a record of their mathematical growth over time and is used in place of student worksheets, workbook, and textbook. Math Boxes: Math Boxes are 4 6 short problems on a page used on a regular basis for review and practice. Many of these worksheets have blank boxes so teachers can individualize work for students. Math Messages: Many teachers begin each day with a Math Message to be completed by the children before the start of the lesson for that day. Math Messages vary. They consist of problems to solve, directions to follow, tasks to complete, notes to copy, sentences to complete or correct, or brief quizzes. Most are used as leadin activities for the lessons of the day or as reviews of previously learned topics. Followups to the Math Messages usually occur during the lesson itself. Math Tool Kit: Students use a variety of math tools throughout the year. Ruler, tape measure, geometry template, counters, money, and calculators are among the items kept in the math tool kit. Children learn responsibility for their learning tools and have them available when needed. Minute Math: (Kindergarten 3rd grade) Minute Math are brief activities for transition times and for spare moments throughout the day. The activities serve as a source of continuous review and provide problems for mental problem solving and arithmetic. Projects: Projects cover an assortment of mathematics activities and concepts, and are built around various themes that interest children. The projects are crosscurricular in nature and often include the following science processes: Determining patterns and relationships Collecting, organizing, and graphing data Observing Using numbers Communicating Measuring Identifying 7
14 8
15 9
16 10
17 11
18 12
19 13
20 14
21 15
22 16
23 17
24 18
25 19
26 20
27 21
28 22
29 23
30 24
31 25
32 26
33 27
34 28
35 29
36 30
37 31
38 32
39 33
40 34
41 35
42 36
43 37
44 38
45 39
46 40
47 41
48 42
49 43
50
51
52
53
54
55
Unit 1: Family Letter
Name Date Time HOME LINK Unit 1: Family Letter Introduction to Third Grade Everyday Mathematics Welcome to Third Grade Everyday Mathematics. It is part of an elementary school mathematics curriculum developed
More informationCreated specifically for the needs of early math learners in Grades K 2
For Grades K 2 Real learning, real math, really fun! Created specifically for the needs of early math learners in Grades K 2 Developed by a highly experienced team of teachers, educational writers, animators,
More informationMinnesota Academic Standards
A Correlation of to the Minnesota Academic Standards Grades K6 G/M204 Introduction This document demonstrates the high degree of success students will achieve when using Scott Foresman Addison Wesley
More informationSaxon Homeschool Math Scope and Sequence
hmhco.com Saxon Homeschool Math Scope and Sequence Saxon Philosophy The unique structure of Saxon Math promotes student success through the proven educational practices of incremental development and continual
More informationEveryday Mathematics
Grafton Elementary School John F. Kennedy Elementary School Woodview Elementary School Everyday Mathematics Parent Resource Manual School District of Grafton Grafton, Wisconsin This handbook was created
More informationMultiplication Arrays
Multiplication Arrays Objective To provide opportunities to use arrays, multiplication/ division diagrams, and number models to represent multiplication number stories. www.everydaymathonline.com epresentations
More informationExploring Length, Area, and Attributes
Explorations Exploring Length, Area, and Attributes Objectives To guide children as they measure lengths and distances to the nearest inch and centimeter, explore area by tiling surfaces, and sort attribute
More informationSupport for Student Literacy
Support for Student Literacy Introduction In today s schools, many students struggle with English language literacy. Some students grow up speaking, reading and/or writing other languages before being
More informationKindergarten Math Curriculum Course Description and Philosophy Text Reference:
Kindergarten Math Curriculum Course Description and Philosophy How do numbers and math affect our daily lives? What types of problems can be solved by understanding numbers and math concepts? Through inquiry,
More informationNumbers Plus Preschool Mathematics Curriculum: Teacher s Manual
Number and operations involves understanding whole numbers and realizing that numbers represent quantity. It includes learning number words and symbols, counting, comparing and ordering quantities, composing
More informationMath Opportunities Valuable Experiences Innovative Teaching. MOVE IT with manipulatives! MOVE IT through the curriculum! MOVE IT in the 21st century!
Math Opportunities Valuable Experiences Innovative Teaching MOVE IT with manipulatives! MOVE IT through the curriculum! MOVE IT in the 21st century! BIG REWARDS! FILLS GAPS, ENRICHES, ACCELERATES any Grade
More informationSubtraction from Addition
Subtraction from Addition Objectives To review the and 1 shortcuts; and to guide children to identify the subtraction facts related to given addition facts. www.everydaymathonline.com epresentations etoolkit
More informationMathematics Principles and practice
Mathematics Principles and practice What can learning in mathematics enable children and young people to achieve? Mathematics is important in our everyday life, allowing us to make sense of the world around
More informationWashington Grade Level Content Expectations EALR s Grades K5
A Correlation of to the Washington Grade Level Content Expectations EALR s Grades K5 M/M112 INTRODUCTION This document demonstrates how well Investigations in Number, Data, and Space integrates with
More informationTimes Tables at Merrylands. A guide for teachers and parents
Times Tables at Merrylands A guide for teachers and parents 20152016 Contents Who is this guide for? 2 Curriculum Expectations 2 How Will Children Be Tested? 4 Practice Tests and Homework Examples 5 Rewards
More informationMercer County Schools
Mercer County Schools PRIORITIZED CURRICULUM Mathematics Content Maps Second Grade Mercer County Schools PRIORITIZED CURRICULUM The Mercer County Schools Prioritized Curriculum is composed of West Virginia
More informationNumber Models for Area
Number Models for Area Objectives To guide children as they develop the concept of area by measuring with identical squares; and to demonstrate how to calculate the area of rectangles using number models.
More informationVolume of Right Prisms Objective To provide experiences with using a formula for the volume of right prisms.
Volume of Right Prisms Objective To provide experiences with using a formula for the volume of right prisms. www.everydaymathonline.com epresentations etoolkit Algorithms Practice EM Facts Workshop Game
More informationMathematics. Curriculum Content for Elementary School Mathematics. Fulton County Schools Curriculum Guide for Elementary Schools
Mathematics Philosophy Mathematics permeates all sectors of life and occupies a wellestablished position in curriculum and instruction. Schools must assume responsibility for empowering students with
More informationMath, Grades 13 TEKS and TAKS Alignment
111.13. Mathematics, Grade 1. 111.14. Mathematics, Grade 2. 111.15. Mathematics, Grade 3. (a) Introduction. (1) Within a wellbalanced mathematics curriculum, the primary focal points are adding and subtracting
More informationI can not live without books.
Handbook1 Richland Academy School of Excellence Middle School Parent Handbook 2012 2013 School Year I can not live without books.  Thomas Jefferson Handbook2 Language Arts Reading We will work on reading
More informationMath Journal HMH Mega Math. itools Number
Lesson 1.1 Algebra Number Patterns CC.3.OA.9 Identify arithmetic patterns (including patterns in the addition table or multiplication table), and explain them using properties of operations. Identify and
More informationMiddle Value (Median) of a Set of Data
Middle Value (Median) of a Set of Data Objectives To guide children as they sort numerical data and arrange data in ascending or descending order, and as they find the middle value (median) for a set of
More informationMultiplication and Division Fact Families
Multiplication and Division Fact Families Objectives To review fact families and the Multiplication/Division Facts Table; and to guide children as they practice multiplication and division facts. www.everydaymathonline.com
More informationAssessment Management
Area Objectives To provide experiences with the concept of area, distinguishing between area and perimeter, and finding areas of rectangular figures by partitioning and counting squares. www.everydaymathonline.com
More informationCHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS (ILLINOIS) MATH & SCIENCE INITIATIVE COURSE FRAMEWORK FOR ALGEBRA Course Framework: Algebra
Chicago Public Schools (Illinois) Math & Science Initiative Course Framework for Algebra Course Framework: Algebra Central Concepts and Habits of Mind The following concepts represent the big ideas or
More informationUsing Calculators in Primary Mathematics by Lily Ann CabanillaPedro SEAMEO RECSAM. Penang, Malaysia. Abstract
Using Calculators in Primary Mathematics by Lily Ann CabanillaPedro SEAMEO RECSAM Penang, Malaysia Abstract Evidence from research has proven calculators to be quite effective tools for problem solving,
More informationPrevious Letterland at Tweetsie Railroad Motivation and reward Letterland at Tweetsie Curriculum Guides
Previous Letterland at Tweetsie Railroad Each May since 2007, children from all over North Carolina (and Texas and Georgia) have come to Letterland at Tweetsie Railroad, where we have transformed our theme
More informationBaseball Multiplication Objective To practice multiplication facts.
Baseball Multiplication Objective To practice multiplication facts. www.everydaymathonline.com epresentations etoolkit Algorithms Practice EM Facts Workshop Game Family Letters Assessment Management Common
More informationOverview. Essential Questions. Grade 2 Mathematics, Quarter 4, Unit 4.4 Representing and Interpreting Data Using Picture and Bar Graphs
Grade 2 Mathematics, Quarter 4, Unit 4.4 Representing and Interpreting Data Using Picture and Bar Graphs Overview Number of instruction days: 7 9 (1 day = 90 minutes) Content to Be Learned Draw a picture
More informationThe Addition/Subtraction Facts Table
The Addition/Subtraction Facts Table Objectives To provide experience exploring patterns in sums of two dice; and to introduce the Addition/Subtraction Facts Table. www.everydaymathonline.com epresentations
More informationWhat Is Singapore Math?
What Is Singapore Math? You may be wondering what Singapore Math is all about, and with good reason. This is a totally new kind of math for you and your child. What you may not know is that Singapore has
More informationHandsOn Math Algebra
HandsOn Math Algebra by Pam Meader and Judy Storer illustrated by Julie Mazur Contents To the Teacher... v Topic: Ratio and Proportion 1. Candy Promotion... 1 2. Estimating Wildlife Populations... 6 3.
More informationMultiplication Fact Power and Shortcuts
Multiplication Fact Power and Shortcuts Objectives To discuss multiplication facts and the importance of fact power; and to review fact shortcuts. www.everydaymathonline.com epresentations etoolkit Algorithms
More informationObjectives To review making ballpark estimates; and to review the countingup and tradefirst subtraction algorithms. materials. materials.
Objectives To review making ballpark estimates; and to review the countingup and tradefirst subtraction algorithms. Teaching the Lesson materials Key Activities Children make ballpark estimates for digit
More informationPocantico Hills School District Grade 1 Math Curriculum Draft
Pocantico Hills School District Grade 1 Math Curriculum Draft Patterns /Number Sense/Statistics Content Strands: Performance Indicators 1.A.1 Determine and discuss patterns in arithmetic (what comes next
More informationComposing and Decomposing Whole Numbers
Grade 2 Mathematics, Quarter 1, Unit 1.1 Composing and Decomposing Whole Numbers Overview Number of instructional days: 10 (1 day = 45 60 minutes) Content to be learned Demonstrate understanding of mathematical
More informationAssessment Management
Facts Using Doubles Objective To provide opportunities for children to explore and practice doublesplus1 and doublesplus2 facts, as well as review strategies for solving other addition facts. www.everydaymathonline.com
More informationThe Number Line: An Overview
The Number Line: An Overview Learning to Think Mathematically with the Number Line One of the most overlooked tools of the elementary and middle school classroom is the number line. Typically displayed
More informationFive High Order Thinking Skills
Five High Order Introduction The high technology like computers and calculators has profoundly changed the world of mathematics education. It is not only what aspects of mathematics are essential for learning,
More informationDistrict 203 K4 Elementary Summer School 2015
District 203 K4 Elementary Summer School 2015 The following Elementary Summer School courses will be conducted from Monday, June 8, 2014, through Friday, June 26, 2015. THE SAME COURSES WILL BE OFFERED
More informationThe Mean and the Median
The Mean and the Median Objectives To introduce the mean of a set of data; and to review the median of a set of data. www.everydaymathonline.com epresentations etoolkit Algorithms Practice EM Facts Workshop
More informationWelcome to Harcourt Mega Math: The Number Games
Welcome to Harcourt Mega Math: The Number Games Harcourt Mega Math In The Number Games, students take on a math challenge in a lively insect stadium. Introduced by our host Penny and a number of sporting
More informationK12 Mathematics Framework
DRAFT IN PROCESS San Diego City Schools Institute for Learning MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT K12 Mathematics Framework Introduction Mathematics Content Mathematics Processes Note: The content in this document
More informationMeasuring with a Ruler
Measuring with a Ruler Objective To guide children as they measure line segments to the nearest inch, _ inch, _ inch, centimeter, _ centimeter, and millimeter. www.everydaymathonline.com epresentations
More informationProgram Overview. Introduction. Program Components and Philosophy. Program Philosophy
Program Overview Introduction This guide explains how to use Vocabulary Their Way : Words and Strategies for Academic Success to help students in middle grades meet the rigors of the Common Core State
More informationSue Fine Linn Maskell
FUN + GAMES = MATHS Sue Fine Linn Maskell Teachers are often concerned that there isn t enough time to play games in maths classes. But actually there is time to play games and we need to make sure that
More informationSubtracting Mixed Numbers
Subtracting Mixed Numbers Objective To develop subtraction concepts related to mixed numbers. www.everydaymathonline.com epresentations etoolkit Algorithms Practice EM Facts Workshop Game Family Letters
More informationMathematics Policy April 2016
Mathematics Policy April 2016 At The Village Primary we believe that Maths should be progressive, thorough and stimulating. Teachers strive to provide high quality teaching which is engaging, interactive
More informationFACTS ABOUT ABOUT ALABAMA COLLEGE AND CAREER STANDARDS
FACTS ABOUT ABOUT ALABAMA COLLEGE AND CAREER STANDARDS ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Thomas R. Bice, State Superintendent of Education THE FACTS ABOUT ALABAMA COLLEGE AND CAREER STANDARDS The Standards
More informationStreatham Wells Primary School. Mathematics Policy
Streatham Wells Primary School Mathematics Policy Mission Statement We believe that children will be most successful at Mathematics when they enjoy what they are doing, when they are motivated to achieve
More informationAssessment Management
Areas of Rectangles Objective To reinforce students understanding of area concepts and units of area. www.everydaymathonline.com epresentations etoolkit Algorithms Practice EM Facts Workshop Game Family
More informationAnston Park Infant School. Maths Policy. J Turner January 2016
Anston Park Infant School Maths Policy J Turner January 2016 Article 29 All children have the right to an education that develops their talents and abilities. Aims Maths is a creative and highly interconnected
More informationAssignments and Activities Topic 8: Explicit Instruction
Activity 8.1: Identifying Explicit Instruction Assignments and Activities Topic 8: Explicit Instruction Learning Outcomes Learning Outcome 1: Explain the similarities, differences, and benefits of explicit
More informationMental Math Addition and Subtraction
Mental Math Addition and Subtraction If any of your students don t know their addition and subtraction facts, teach them to add and subtract using their fingers by the methods taught below. You should
More informationMultiplication Facts Practice
Multiplication Facts Practice Objectives To introduce the 5facts test; and to provide practice with multiplication facts. www.everydaymathonline.com epresentations etoolkit Algorithms Practice EM Facts
More informationGrade 2. M4: and M:5 Addition and Subtraction of Numbers to 1000. M3: Place Value, Counting, and Comparison of Numbers to 1000
Grade 2 Key Areas of Focus for Grades K2: Addition and subtractionconcepts, skills and problem solving Expected Fluency: Add and Subtract within 20 Add and Subtract within 100 Module M1: Mastery of Sums
More informationCommon Core State Standards General Brief
Common Core State Standards General Brief The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a stateled effort to establish consistent and clear education standards for Englishlanguage arts and mathematics
More informationSt Matthew s Church of England Primary School. With God nothing is impossible. Maths Policy
St Matthew s Church of England Primary School With God nothing is impossible. Maths Policy OUR VALUES St Matthew s CE School is a caring community, whose values are built on Christian foundations; encouraging
More informationEli Terry Jr. Middle School School Improvement Plan 20082009
Eli Terry Jr. Middle School District Goal 1: To systematically improve student performance and accelerate academic achievement for all students. School Goal: To systematically improve student performance
More informationK 3 Mathematics Core Course Objectives
K 3 Mathematics Core Course Objectives The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) partnered with WestEd to convene panels of expert educators to review and develop statements
More informationMathUSee Correlation with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Content for Fourth Grade
MathUSee Correlation with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Content for Fourth Grade The fourthgrade standards highlight all four operations, explore fractions in greater detail, and
More informationA Closer Look at the Common Core Standards for Mathematics Exploring the Domain Progressions in Grades K 8
A Closer Look at the Common Core Standards for Mathematics Exploring the Domain Progressions in Grades K 8 Tool Kit 2 Expected Outcomes z Build understanding of the mathematical concepts within each domain
More information1 ST GRADE COMMON CORE STANDARDS FOR SAXON MATH
1 ST GRADE COMMON CORE STANDARDS FOR SAXON MATH Calendar The following tables show the CCSS focus of The Meeting activities, which appear at the beginning of each numbered lesson and are taught daily,
More informationGrade 1 and 2: Basic Addition and Subtraction Facts Series 2: First and Second Grade
Grade 1 and 2: Basic Addition and Subtraction Facts Series 2: First and Second Grade Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS): (1.3) Number, operation and quantitative reasoning. The student recognizes
More informationMathematical Proficiency By Kenneth Danley Principal, Starline Elementary School1
W e know that parents are eager to help their children be successful in school. Many parents spend countless hours reading to and with their children. This is one of the greatest contributions a parent
More information2 Mathematics Curriculum
New York State Common Core 2 Mathematics Curriculum GRADE GRADE 2 MODULE 3 Topic E: Model Numbers Within 1000 with Place Value Disks 2.NBT.A Focus Standard: 2.NBT.A Understand place value. Instructional
More informationPerimeter, Area and Volume What Do Units Tell You About What Is Being Measured? Overview
Perimeter, Area and Volume What Do Units Tell You About What Is Being Measured? Overview Summary of Lessons: This set of lessons was designed to develop conceptual understanding of the unique attributes
More informationTeacher Questionnaire
PCAP Main Administration (2010) Teacher Questionnaire Council of Ministers of Education, Canada Funds for the Pan Canadian Assessment Program are provided by participating jurisdictions through the Council
More informationVersion 01 7540004662. Part 1 Multiplication
Version 01 7540004662 Part 1 Multiplication Part 1 Multiplication Multiplication and Division i This content is Copyright 2005 Open School BC, all rights reserved. Open School BC content and may neither
More informationA partner school of K 12, the leader in K 12 online education
A partner school of K 12, the leader in K 12 online education Welcome Dear Tri Cities Area families, Three Rivers Homelink is a public school using an innovative model to provide your child with the best
More informationJanuary 2015. Dear Parents and Guardians,
January 2015 Dear Parents and Guardians, The kindergarten progress report handbook that is attached was written to acquaint parents with the design and purpose of the kindergarten progress report. In addition,
More informationMathematics. Parent Information
Mathematics Parent Information What is Maths? Mathematics is a creative and highly interconnected discipline that has been developed over centuries, providing the solution to some of history s most intriguing
More informationCommutative Property Grade One
Ohio Standards Connection Patterns, Functions and Algebra Benchmark E Solve open sentences and explain strategies. Indicator 4 Solve open sentences by representing an expression in more than one way using
More information1) Make Sense and Persevere in Solving Problems.
Standards for Mathematical Practice in Second Grade The Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Practice are practices expected to be integrated into every mathematics lesson for all students Grades
More information3.2 Methods of Addition
.2 Methods of Addition Objectives Relate addition stories to number bonds. Write two addition facts for a given number bond. Solve picture problems using addition. Learn addition facts through, and the
More informationOverview. Essential Questions. Grade 8 Mathematics, Quarter 4, Unit 4.3 Finding Volume of Cones, Cylinders, and Spheres
Cylinders, and Spheres Number of instruction days: 6 8 Overview Content to Be Learned Evaluate the cube root of small perfect cubes. Simplify problems using the formulas for the volumes of cones, cylinders,
More informationPrentice Hall: Middle School Math, Course 1 2002 Correlated to: New York Mathematics Learning Standards (Intermediate)
New York Mathematics Learning Standards (Intermediate) Mathematical Reasoning Key Idea: Students use MATHEMATICAL REASONING to analyze mathematical situations, make conjectures, gather evidence, and construct
More informationMath Games For Skills and Concepts
Math Games p.1 Math Games For Skills and Concepts Original material 20012006, John Golden, GVSU permission granted for educational use Other material copyright: Investigations in Number, Data and Space,
More informationPrinciples of DataDriven Instruction
Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion. Allan
More informationMIDDLESEX COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FIRST GRADE CURRICULUM PACING GUIDE REVISED 08/2014
Assessments AS NEEDED Formative  Multiple Choice, free response, performance assessment, quick checks, teacher made Summative Topic Test, Multiple Choice, free response, performance assessment & teacher
More informationGrade 4 Mathematics Patterns, Relations, and Functions: Lesson 3
Grade 4 Mathematics Patterns, Relations, and Functions: Lesson 3 Read aloud to the students the material that is printed in boldface type inside the boxes. Information in regular type inside the boxes
More informationObjective To introduce and practice the partialsums addition algorithm.
Objective To introduce and practice the partialsums addition algorithm. 1 Teaching the Lesson Key Activities Children are introduced to the partialsums algorithm using base1 blocks and paperandpencil
More information1 Mathematics Curriculum
New York State Common Core 1 Mathematics Curriculum G R A D E GRADE 1 MODULE 1 Topic F Development of Addition Fluency Within 10 1.OA.3, 1.OA.6 Focus Standard: 1.OA.3 Apply properties of operations as
More informationAssessment in Abacus. Continual professional development. Next. Teach. Learn and master. Plan. Assess mastery
Assessment in Abacus In Abacus, assessment is integrated into teaching and learning so that it can be constantly used to diagnose future learning needs. Rather than hive it off as a strand to be done in
More informationGLEN OAKS Kindergarten. Where even the littlest cubs can. LIVE, LEARN and LEAD!
GLEN OAKS Kindergarten Where even the littlest cubs can LIVE, LEARN and LEAD! Whole Group Instruction Small Group Instruction Guided Practice Independent practice: Math Rotations Kindergarten Math Goals
More informationGrade 2 Unit 2: Addition and Subtraction Facts
Grade 2 Unit 2: Addition and Subtraction Facts Read unit 2 lessons, content highlights pages 8891, and applicable Teacher s Reference Manual excerpts prior to unit instruction. Instructional notes: This
More informationFractions: A ProblemSolving Approach
Fractions: A ProblemSolving Approach DeAnn Huinker, University of WisconsinMilwaukee (Submitted for publication in the Wisconsin Teacher of Mathematics, March 2010.) "What's a fraction?" Students, unfortunately,
More informationElementary Classes: Ages 1012
Elementary Classes: Ages 1012 Math 6/5 Ages 10 12 ; (5 th grade) Saxon Math 6/5, 3 rd edition Math 6/5 covers advanced divisibility concepts; multiplication; integers; prime and composite numbers; powers;
More informationPresent Level statements must: Goals and Objectives Progress Reporting. How Progress will be determined: Goals must be: 12/3/2013
Present Level statements must: Goals and Objectives Progress Reporting Establish a baseline (snapshot) of measurable information that serves as the starting point for developing goals and objectives. Include
More informationSimplifying Expressions: Combining Like Terms Objective To simplify algebraic expressions by combining like terms.
Simplifying Expressions: Combining Like Terms Objective To simplify algebraic expressions by combining like terms. www.everydaymathonline.com epresentations etoolkit Algorithms Practice EM Facts Workshop
More informationOverview. Essential Questions. Grade 7 Mathematics, Quarter 3, Unit 3.3 Area and Circumference of Circles. Number of instruction days: 3 5
Area and Circumference of Circles Number of instruction days: 3 5 Overview Content to Be Learned Develop an understanding of the formulas for the area and circumference of a circle. Explore the relationship
More informationMaking Sense of Common Core State Standards
Making Sense of Common Core State Standards A practical guide for teachers and parents Lakeshore S8056 Common Core State Standards: Frequently Asked Questions What are Common Core State Standards? Adopted
More informationCHAPTER 7 Educational Psychology: The Effective Lesson
BEFORE YOU READ... The purpose of this chapter is to discuss several researchbased instructional strategies that are effective in promoting student achievement. Several methods and strategies are described
More informationTEMPERATURE BAR GRAPH
TEMPERATURE BAR GRAPH Outcome (lesson objective) Students will figure mean, median and mode using weather, temperature data, create a bar graph charting one city s high and low temperatures, and formulate
More informationTools to Use in Assessment
Tools to Use in Assessment II. Observations and Checklists Teachers have always watched and observed students in the classroom and they have made instructional decisions based on these observations. Too
More informationEureka Math Tips for Parents
Eureka Math Tips for Parents Sums and Differences to 10 In this first module of, students make significant progress toward fluency with addition and subtraction of numbers to 10. They are presented with
More informationTopic: 1  Understanding Addition and Subtraction
8 days / September Topic: 1  Understanding Addition and Subtraction Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction. 2.OA.1. Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one and twostep
More informationMath Content by Strand 1
Math Content by Strand 1 Number and Operations: Whole Numbers Addition and Subtraction and the Number System Kindergarten Young students develop their understanding of the operations of addition and subtraction
More information