# Monthly Archives: December 2010

## The Sun for 1st Grade

These students will understand basic relationships between the sun and earth.  They will learn that the sun is the source of energy and light and that it warms the land, air, and water.  Students will also be able to identify … Continue reading

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## First Grade Addition and Subtraction

This resource set is geared toward teaching first grade addition and subtraction. Students can use various manipulatives and activities to help students understand the concepts of addition and subtraction and recall basic facts up to 10. Text Annotations 1. Domino … Continue reading

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## Teaching Fractions in 3rd Grade

The topic chosen is Fractions, built with a 3rd grade class in mind. Text Annotations Full House: An Invitation to Fractions Dayle Ann Dodds (Author), Abby Carter (Illustrator) A fun introduction to fractions, good for reading to younger students, with lots of … Continue reading

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## Instructional Resource Set: Geometry

This blog focuses on the Virginia Math SOL 3.14 that covers a portion of the geometry unit taught in the third grade.  Students will become familiar with plane and solid geometric figures and their specific characteristics.  You find included below … Continue reading

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## Math Instruction for Second Grade Addition and Subtraction

Introduction: Once students have had success with number sense and concept of number in grades K and 1, it is time to introduce addition and subtraction.  The VA SOL for thread 2.5, states the students will recall addition facts with … Continue reading

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## Counting Money: Second Grade

Throughout the elementary grades, students learn to work with and manage money. In second grade, the relevant money concepts are addressed in Standard of Learning 2.11. In this SOL, students should learn to count and compare a collection of quarters, … Continue reading

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## Fraction Action

Introduction Students in third and fourth grade begin to explore the use of fractions in mathematics.  Students will recognize the numerator and the denominator, and understand how to compare different fractions. In third grade, the focus will be on fractions … Continue reading

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## Third Grade Fractions

This blog post addresses books, websites and additional resources that align with the third grade standard of learning 3.3. In this SOL, students should learn how to divide up objects and sets to represent fractions and mixed numbers and write … Continue reading

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## The Exciting World of Fractions (Instructional Resource Set)

Introduction This instructional resource set was developed to meet the criteria of Virginia Standard of Learning 2.3.  This number and number sense math Standard of Learning states that second grade students will identify the part of a set and/or … Continue reading

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## Fractions: Second Grade

In second grade, students study fractions. Students learn how to identify and represent fractions, compare unit fractions, and write fractional values (SOL 2.3). The resources provided below will support instruction during the second grade unit on fractions. The Lion’s Share: … Continue reading

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