# Monthly Archives: July 2009

## 5th Graders and Cash

To most fifth graders the concept of money involves mommy and daddy’s pockets. This blog will introduce the reader to incorporating consumer math to fifth graders. Books: 1. A Kid’s Guide to Earning Money. Written by Tamra Orr. This … Continue reading

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## 2nd Grade Measurement – Weight, Volume, and Temperature

Introduction: I chose resources for linear measurement, weight, volume, and temperature. The materials are geared towards 2nd grade and I have focused on VA SOLs 2.11 and 2.14. Text Annotations: Inch by Inch by Leo Lionni Inch by Inch, written … Continue reading

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## 2nd Grade Money

Second grade students are expected to count and compare pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters up to two dollars.  They are also expected to master using a cent symbol, dollar symbol, and decimal point when working with money.  While play money … Continue reading

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## Come Add and Subtract in 2nd Grade

Hello Teachers! As teachers, we know computation is an integral component of mathematics and it's our job to teach it well.  A variety of contexts are necessary for children to develop an understanding of addition and subtraction.  Below you will find … Continue reading

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## Kindergarten Calendar

Learning the calendar and the components of the calendar is considered a standard of measurement that kindergarten students are expected to learn.  Students should be able to identify days of the week, months of the year and seasons. Books Cookie’s … Continue reading

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## Money Resources – 2nd Grade

These resources will help you to teach money to 2nd graders, utilizing great on-line interactive websites, lesson plans, and a variety of books. Money is an essential concept for children to learn and for them to be able to recognize … Continue reading

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This post is intended to be helpful in teaching addition facts up to 18 and the corresponding subtraction facts to first graders.  The books and websites selected offer resources on different levels for those students who may be struggling, and for … Continue reading

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## Kindergarten Addition and Subtraction

Introduction The topic I will be covering is Addition and Subtraction. The target grade will be Kindergarten, which is the grade that I plan to teach. The Standards of Learning this topic will cover is: K.6 Math – The student … Continue reading

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## 1, 2, 3, Counting for Kindergartners!

The following resources were chosen to be used in a kindergarten classroom.  As these youngsters begin to familiarize themselves with numbers and counting, books and websites are a great tools to facilitate their learning. BOOKS: Anno’s Counting Book,  written and illustrated by Matsumasa Anno … Continue reading

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## Problem Solving in Fifth Grade

The most important part of mathematics teaching at all grade levels is the development of problem solving skills.  In fifth grade, students build on information they learned in third and fourth grade about the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and … Continue reading

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