# Category Archives: summermath

This Instructional Resource Set is designed for a second grade fractions unit. Dodds, Dayle Ann. (2007)Full House: An Invitation to Fractions Cambridge Massachusetts: Candlewick Press.Illustrated by Abby Carter Dodds writes a book about the Strawberry Inn, and its' innkeeper who … Continue reading

## Early Childhood Shapes

The following resources are great for using with younger children to help them understand shapes.  These books, websites, and resources will help with shape recognition, visual discrimination, as well as matching and sorting shapes. Books about shapes Shapes, Shapes, Shapes … Continue reading

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## First Grade- Skip Count to 100, Count Backwards from 30

Once students have mastered the 5 rational counting skills (stable ordering, one-to-one correspondence, cardinality, order irrelevance and abstraction) they are ready to move on to counting on, counting back and skip counting.  Developing strategies to master counting lays the foundation … Continue reading

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I have chosen to focus my instructional resource set on whole number operations, specifically focusing on helping first grade children learn addition and subtraction.  Through the use of my toolkit they will be encouraged to demonstrate their knowledge using a … Continue reading

Addition and Subtraction are to very basic computation skills children will use everyday for the rest of their lives. Laying a good foundation is crucial to building on for more complex math skills down the line. These resources pertain to … Continue reading

## Instructional Resource Set-Kindergarten, Counting

Counting can be and should be a fun topic for children to learn.  This blog will offer resources for children and teachers covering the areas of counting, number sense, and number recognition for Kindergartners. There are helpful websites, books, and … Continue reading

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## Cha-Ching! Teaching Money to 3rd grade students

The resources listed below are great to use in a 3rd grade classroom for a unit on money.  You will find appropriate children’s literature related to money, websites for kids to practice their money skills, and websites for teachers and … Continue reading

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## Kindergarten Counting

The following links are resources that will be helpful in teaching Kindergarten counting. Use these resources when planning lessons and activities for VA SOL K.2: The student, given a set containing 15 or fewer concrete objects, will a) tell how … Continue reading

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