Every year when the first week rolls around, I am always scrambling to get my math plans together. I know I want to teach rules and classroom community, but where does math fit into all that? This unit gives you 7 math lessons/activities that are perfect for those first few days of school! You'll be ready to hit the ground running with your little mathematicians!
Included in this unit:
*Activity 1: Let's Talk About Math- students will chart what they know/want to know, class chart labels included
*Activity 2: Math Tools Exploration- a recording sheet that students will use while exploring your math manipulatives!
*Activity 3: Tools or Toys- Students will cut/glue to sort math tools vs toys. Large cards for a classroom chart are also included.
*Activity 4: Silent Puzzles- An activity to introduce cooperative learning!
*Activity 5: Mathematicians Craftivity- Students make a mathematician and write about it (All templates included)
*Activity 6: Draw and Solve- word problems
*Activity 7: Making Numbers Flapbook- Students cut/glue to sort addition/subtraction sentences under the correct flap