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Learning To Be A Friendly Partner

1st Grade Math

» Unit:

Counting Quantities

Big Idea:Students will learn how to work in cooperative teams as they play a simple math game. They will be introduced to appropriate expectations and then have a chance to model them. The students will have an opportunity to explore three new math tools, too.

Building Towers

1st Grade Math

» Unit:

Counting & Comparing

Big Idea:Get out your toolboxes and heavy machinery because today your are going to be Building Towers! Using vocabulary words like least,greatest, and "in order," the students will build cube towers of designated heights and then be asked to put them in order

Count by tens to 120

1st Grade Math

» Unit:

Numbers and Place Value

Big Idea:How can I count to 120? Let me count the ways. . . In this lesson students will learn to count by tens to 120 starting at any number.

Building Tens at the Lego Factory

1st Grade Math

» Unit:

Count to 100 Every Day!

Big Idea:Students head to the Lego Factory to build orders using what they know about base ten!

Missing Numbers to 50

1st Grade Math

» Unit:

Count to 100 Every Day!

Big Idea:Students "look for and make use of structure" as they learn how to count and write numbers to 50. (CCSS.MP7).

Counting by ones to 120

1st Grade Math

» Unit:

Numbers and Place Value

Big Idea:Count me in! In this lesson students will learn to extend a counting sequence starting at any number.

Constructing Tens and Ones

1st Grade Math

» Unit:

Count to 100 Every Day!

Big Idea:Students get hands on, minds on experience with counting, while also constructing understanding of tens and ones.

WANTED: Runaway Number

1st Grade Math

» Unit:

Count to 100 Every Day!

Big Idea:Students bring together all of their understanding about counting and base ten with this summative activity!

Seven Apples and Bananas

1st Grade Math

» Unit:

Building Numbers

Big Idea:Possibilities are abound as students try to determine one of the possible solutions to a story problem. Although they won't be eating Apples and Bananas, Raffi would still be proud.

Counting and writing to 120

1st Grade Math

» Unit:

Building Counting Skills

Big Idea:Clear up the three digit number confusion! Counting and writing numbers above 100 can create some chaos. This lesson will focus on those higher numbers.

Counting Strips

1st Grade Math

» Unit:

Count to 100 Every Day!

Big Idea:This fun lesson allows students to focus on making sure they write their numbers correctly. It especially focuses on reversals-a first grade teacher lifesaver!

Introducing a Number Line

1st Grade Math

» Unit:

Ordering Numbers

Big Idea:WOW! They are so tiny, but we need them to begin thinking abstractly. We need our little ones to understand a number line presents numerals in an increasing pattern and identify missing digits.

12 Apples and Bananas

1st Grade Math

» Unit:

The Number 10 and the Addition and Subtraction Concept

Big Idea:Early in the year we sang Apples and Bananas and solved for combinations of 7 and 8. Now we are upping the ante and moving in numbers beyond 10. This lesson challenges the students to find all of the possible combinations for the number 12.

One More/One Less Hop

1st Grade Math

» Unit:

Count to 100 Every Day!

Big Idea:Students build a mental number line and number sense as they focus on "one more" and "one less".

Sequencing Numbers in Counting Order

1st Grade Math

» Unit:

Counting & Comparing

Big Idea:Why is 4 less than 6? Why is 8 more than 5? Why, Why, Why! Today the students will explore the concept of the value of numbers and how to order them by their value.

1.NBT.A.1

Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.