# Monthly Archives: April 2010

## Teaching 3rd grade Math: Fractions

The following resources can help in teaching fractions to elementary students. The books and the other resources are a good way to help make learning math fun. Give Me Half written by Stuart Murphy illustrated by G. Brian Karas Splitting … Continue reading

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## Teaching Economics with Children’s Literature: Max’s Bunny Business

Introduction Max’s Bunny Business is a very cute and fun way to help teach kids about buying things and earning money to pay for those things. This story follows Max the bunny and his friends as they scheme up … Continue reading

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## Teaching Money with Children’s Literature

Introduction: The resources that are listed below are great examples of materials that can be used in a second grade classroom for a unit on money.  The topics range from counting coin values,  to addition and subtraction of monetary values, … Continue reading

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INTRODUCTION The topic is plane geometric shapes and the selected resources listed and briefly summarized below are directly related to accomplishing the learning objectives provided by the VA SOL.  Grade one is the level and the associated SOL are 1.12 … Continue reading

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## Teaching First Grade Math: Shapes

Introduction These the following resources can be used to teach first grade math, specifically geometry and shapes.  The resources could be used to teach children about constructing and modeling plane shapes found in the environment (circles, squares, triangles and rectangles) … Continue reading

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Students will use basic addition and subtraction facts everyday for the rest of their lives, so it is extremely important they have a good foundation of knowledge on which to use and further build upon. Included below are books, online … Continue reading

I have created this list to help teachers who are teaching basic addition and subtraction facts. This will help assist students to learn the basic fact families up to 18 ( Virginia Standard of Learning 1.5 and 1.6) Text Annotations: … Continue reading

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## Kindergarten Math: Shapes

Introduction: Under the Geometry section of the SOL’s for kindergarten there is a focus on plan figures. Within this category students k.11) should be able to identify, describe, and trace plan geometric figures (circle, triangle, square and circle).  Being able to identify … Continue reading

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## Resources for Teaching Fifth Grade Geometry

In fifth grade, students begin to identify, compare, and analyze the properties of geometric shapes. The Virginia Standards of Learning include topics such as angle classification, size comparison, transformations, lines of symmetry, two and three-dimensional figures, and the overall relationship … Continue reading

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