Back to School – 12 Math Tasks (K-1)
This pack contains tasks to help assess where each of your students are at the start of the school year for K-1. You will be able to then plan for what they need, depending on what they can show you with these tasks. It contains a colorful version and a ‘save my ink’ version.
Color copy and laminate all the cards. Use as flash cards to trust the count and Subitise, Use to make and record number stories 9 = 5+4. These cards are vertical to help prepare for place value and adding to ten 10 + 9 = 19.
Make a picture
Sequence the boxes in order of the numbers. This will show you a picture of the children who are ready for school. Copy, laminate and cut on the lines. Children will place back in correct order.
Peg my number
Count the objects and place a peg on the correct numeral.
Crayons needed to fit into the box
Sequence the boxes in order of the numbers. Then put the number of crayons needed to match on top of each box.
Which bus has more children?
Set one –0-20, Set Two –0-100. Color copy, laminate and cut. Place the children on the correct side.
Color copy and laminate the cards. Place the missing glue stick in the correct spot.
Color copy and laminate cards A-Z. Display the A-Z cards around the room. Use the recording sheet to write your answer.
Roll and cover
Use a 6 sided dice - roll and cover. There are three additional sets that ask you to +1, +2 and double the number rolled.
Sequence the school supplies
Sequence the supplies - Color copy and laminate. You may use selected cards to sequence or all of them.
How many pencils?
Work out how many pencils. Color copy and laminate, then display around the room. Read the equations and use the pencils like a number line. Record your answer on the answer sheet.
Color copy and laminate. Place the cards in a pile and take one at a time. Work out the answer, you may need to use counters to support some children. Record your answers on the answer sheet.
Time for the lessons to start
Color copy and laminate. One set is o’clock and one set is half past. Spread them out and match the correct labels.