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Teaching for Understanding
• Our Math Students Are:
Learners who understand concepts of math
basic algebra,
geometry,
problem solving, and
reasoning.
Learners who are proficient in computation.
Learners who can apply the concepts efficiently.
• Then and Now
1) 9 + 0 =
2) 5 + 1 =
3) 7 + 1 =
4) 4+ 3 =
I have 7 things on my plate.
Some are peas. Some are carrots.
How many of each could I have?
How many peas? How many carrots?
• Then
1) 9 + 0 =
2) 5 + 1 =
3) 7 + 1 =
4) 4+ 3 =
• Now
I have 7 things on my plate.
Some are peas. Some are carrots.
How many of each could I have?
How many peas? How many carrots?
• Unit 1 How Many of Each?
Addition, subtraction and the number system
Introduction to classroom routines and math materials used throughout the year
Activities that focus on counting, comparing, and ordering quantities
Games that combine two quantities
Work to find different 2-addend combinations of the same number
• Unit 2 Making Shapes and Designing Quilts
2-D Geometry
Find different combinations of shapes to fill an outlined area
Making shapes from smaller shapes
Shapes Software
Students describe, sort, and classify shapes
Combine triangles and squares to make various quilt square designs
• Unit 3 Solving Story Problems
Addition, subtraction and the number system
Students continue to develop the strategy of counting and they are introduced to the operation of subtraction.
• Unit 4 What Would You Rather Be?
Data Analysis
Students will describe and sort collections of objects according to specific attributes.
• Unit 5 Fish Lengths and Animal Jumps
Measurement
Students will develop accurate measurement techniques as they measure the length of various objects using several different units, including inch tiles.
• Unit 6 Number Games and Crayon Puzzles
Addition, subtraction and the number system
Students focus on combinations of 10 as they practice routines, play games, and solve story problems.
Students develop strategies for combining numbers as they solve problems.
Students refine their understanding of the operations of addition and subtraction as they play games and solve story problems.
• Unit 7 Color, Shape, and Number Patterns
Patterns and Functions
Color, shape, and number patterns
Ideas about patterns, sequence, and functions in early algebraic foundations
• Unit 8 Twos, Fives and Tens
Develop ideas about counting and quantity
Composition of numbers