One of the keys to bridging the gap between basic math knowledge of facts and true understanding, is the ability to view numbers and objects in different ways. �For first graders, this means being able to move around, and identify patterns within the hundred's chart. �This Splat Square chart allows you to paint diffrent colors, pointing out patters that emerge when counting by 2's, 5's and 10's. �
These Gingerbread Man Match and Flip Books focus on basic matching skills. In these activities, students work on matching picture to picture (or by emotion/expression), matching by color, and matching by shape, and matching by counting. There are four Match and Flip Books included in this download. Match the Gingerbread Man by Shape (Matching By Shape) Match the Gingerbread Man by Emotion/Expression (Matching By Picture/Emotion) Match the Gingerbread Man by Color (Matching By Color)
Evie, The #ElfontheShelf, is our latest #Numero player. Here she is playing against the St James' Anglican School Year Two class puppy. Every time the students are out of the room the next move is made. These students have really enjoyed talking about what move the puppy or Evie might do next! #aussieteachers #mentalmaths #christmasgame #teachersfollowteachers #iteach #elfintheclassroom #aussieteachertribe #ozteacher #primaryteaching #classroomfun
Multi-Step Equations: Relay Race ActivityMy students absolutely loved this activity, and I had each group competing for free homework passes, so they were that much more motivated. I put the students in groups of 4 and assigned them each a number 1 - 4.