This math and literacy unit is filled with numerous activities to utilize with your students during individual or small group center time. (www.mrsfreshwatersclass.blogspot.com)Activities included are:
Problem Solving Booklet: Copy Booklet. Have students read the math story problem-draw pictures and then write the number sentence to solve the problem. (There are 7 different math problem's to solve)
Big Top Addition: Students will use counters ( supplied) Students will spill out counters and record data. You may want to give them a clue-All numbers will tally up to ten.
Spectacular Circus Subtraction Print multiple copies. I use stickers to fill in numbers or write your own. Have students solve the problems! First: They will write the problems onto the recording sheet and then solve. I like to use peanuts in this center as my manipulatives.
Clowin' Around With Contractions: Copy the pieces onto cardstock, cut along jagged line, and laminate for durability. Store piece in "popcorn container" Available at Dollar Store. Students will piece together contraction puzzle and record their answer onto printable.
Circus Number Order Counting by 5's Number of players: 2 to 4. Skills practiced:number recognition, number order, greater than and less than. Description of play: Players start with 5 cards, placing them in groups by card type and in numerical order. As new cards are added, players reorder their groups to accommodate them, gaining practice in number order and concepts of greater than/less than. A 1 to 100 board is included to assist younger players.
Big Top C-V-C Words: Roll the colored letter cubes. Blend the letters together and decide if it is a real word or a nonsense word. Write the word you create in the correct box.
Circus Clap Syllable Sort Booklet: Print and create booklet for each student. Allow students to look at images say word and clap out syllable. Students will cut picture, word, and then glue them into place on correct page. (1 clown = 1 syllable, 2 clowns = 2 syllables, etc.)
Big Top Vowel Sort Short vowel word sort: Students will pick card look at picture and sort depending on medial vowel. Students will record the word onto the recording sheet.
Big Top Word Family Match Use the C-V-C cards and have students match up the word families and record their answers on the sheet.
How Many: This printable activity allows you to assess your students understand of showing a number 3 different ways (number, ten frame, and tally marks)
Circus Bubble Map and Journal Page Find out what your students know about the circus with this interactive bubble map and journal page.
Animal Cracker Sort, Graph, and Analyze: Students will use a baggie of animal crackers to sort, graph and analyze their data.
Prediction Probability Activity: Students will predict and use spinner to test their probability predictions.
"ow" and "ou" word sort and sentence worksheet Students will sort words from list and then pick two words and create a sentence.
Circus Blends: Sort the word cards depending on their beginning blends onto the mats. Use the recording sheet to record answers.