www.mangomathgroup.com   ©  2010 Mango Math Group LLC.  All Rights reserved . 1 st  Grade Sample Lesson
1 st  Grade Sample Lesson <ul><li>All 12 x 12 x 18 crates are made of wood with hand grips for easy carrying </li></ul><ul...
Packaging <ul><li>All lessons come in a sturdy 10 x 12 eight mil vinyl envelope </li></ul><ul><li>All supplies are reusabl...
Parts of the Lesson Objectives adhere to the NCTM grade level standards All supplies found in envelope Teaching suggestion...
Golden Hexagon ©  2010 Mango Math Group LLC.  All Rights reserved . Object of the game is for students to explore equivale...
Golden Hexagon ©  2010 Mango Math Group LLC.  All Rights reserved . Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 Banker Rolled a 2 and a tri...
Golden Hexagon Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 Banker Which shape was the hardest to collect and trade in? Can you combine any ...
Golden Hexagon <ul><li>Playing Golden Hexagon along with the guided questions helps develop students’ understanding of equ...
Golden Hexagon is just one of the games in the 1st grade crate.  Below is a full list of all 20 game/activities:
What People Are Saying: <ul><li>“ . . . I found the MANGO Math Group Grade 2 to be a wonderful  enrichment addition to our...
About Mango Math: <ul><li>We're educators . . . and parents, just like you. All of our math curriculum products, lessons a...
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1st Grade Math Activity: Golden Hexagon (Algebra)

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A sample math lesson from Mango Math's First grade math curriculum.

Mango Math provides grade level math games and activities that reinforce core math concepts. Our activities are designed to enhance and compliment existing curriculum and are aligned with NCTM standards. Our innovative and fun math curriculum products are designed to assist teachers, resource room instructors, home school organizations, and parents build positive attitudes towards math while reinforcing key math skills.

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1st Grade Math Activity: Golden Hexagon (Algebra)

  1. 1. www.mangomathgroup.com © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved . 1 st Grade Sample Lesson
  2. 2. 1 st Grade Sample Lesson <ul><li>All 12 x 12 x 18 crates are made of wood with hand grips for easy carrying </li></ul><ul><li>Each crate comes with 20 individually packed lessons. </li></ul><ul><li>All lessons follow standards set by the NCTM </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons cover all 5 core math strands: measurement, algebra, number sense, geometry, and odds & order. </li></ul>© 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved .
  3. 3. Packaging <ul><li>All lessons come in a sturdy 10 x 12 eight mil vinyl envelope </li></ul><ul><li>All supplies are reusable and included in the envelope </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons are set up to be played by 2 to 4 (or more) students </li></ul><ul><li>Fun and creative activities promote repetition and understanding of core math concepts </li></ul>© 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved .
  4. 4. Parts of the Lesson Objectives adhere to the NCTM grade level standards All supplies found in envelope Teaching suggestions and alterations to activity/game Mathematical strands covered © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved . Vocabulary Easy to follow directions Number of children that can participate Questions to promote critical thinking and problem solving
  5. 5. Golden Hexagon © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved . Object of the game is for students to explore equivalent values and the associative property. Pattern blocks, number die and pattern block die are included so that up to 4 players can participate in game. Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 Banker 6 triangles 1 hexagon 4 squares 2 trapezoids 3 rhombus 12 rhombus
  6. 6. Golden Hexagon © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved . Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 Banker Rolled a 2 and a triangle Rolled a 4 and a square Rolled a 3 and a square As students play they can go to the banker to exchange equivalent values for hexagons. As displayed Player 3 has four squares so they can exchange it for one hexagon. 6 triangles 1 hexagon 4 squares 2 trapezoids 3 rhombus 12 rhombus
  7. 7. Golden Hexagon Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 Banker Which shape was the hardest to collect and trade in? Can you combine any of these shapes to equal 1 hexagon? © 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved . Guided questions Helps with problem solving skills and deeper understand of math concepts. Player 1 can exchange his/her three rhombi for a hexagon Player 2 can exchange three triangles and one trapezoid for a hexagon Player 3 can trade two trapezoids for a hexagon
  8. 8. Golden Hexagon <ul><li>Playing Golden Hexagon along with the guided questions helps develop students’ understanding of equivalent values. </li></ul><ul><li>Golden Hexagon also helps students identify geometric shapes based on their mathematical terms. </li></ul><ul><li>Repeated play will help students develop skills necessary to succeed in math. </li></ul><ul><li>Studies consistently show that success in math at a young age is an indicator of future success </li></ul>© 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved .
  9. 9. Golden Hexagon is just one of the games in the 1st grade crate. Below is a full list of all 20 game/activities:
  10. 10. What People Are Saying: <ul><li>“ . . . I found the MANGO Math Group Grade 2 to be a wonderful  enrichment addition to our family’s math program. The packets are novel and sturdy, and they do just what the authors say they will – build positive attitudes towards math while reinforcing math skills.” </li></ul><ul><li>Old Schoolhouse Magazine, December 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>“ I like the movement that children can do with these activities . . . individual, partner, small group and whole class activities . . . so professional. I appreciate the approximate time and the math strand, pictures and the durability of the materials.” </li></ul><ul><li>L. Scanlon, Wilder Elementary School: </li></ul><ul><li>Fabulous product! . . . Very engaging for kids [as] enrichment, or whole class introduction or review.” </li></ul><ul><li>C. Nishimura , Wilder Elementary School </li></ul>© 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved .
  11. 11. About Mango Math: <ul><li>We're educators . . . and parents, just like you. All of our math curriculum products, lessons and activities are extensively tested in the classroom before we make them available to the public. We are continually trying to improve our products and services -- we'd love to hear your comments and feedback! To learn more, visit our website at: </li></ul><ul><li>www. mangomathgroup.com, </li></ul><ul><li>or email us at info@mangomathgroup.com </li></ul>© 2010 Mango Math Group LLC. All Rights reserved .

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