I start of each morning with this Calendar Math Wall as a review of daily math skills from the Common Core Standards.
This math wall is for the 4th quarter of kindergarten (March - June).
It is an interactive powerpoint that can be used with any interactive white board as a powerpoint file. There are interactive and moveable manipulatives to support kids' understanding of foundational math skills. Visit my YouTube channel to see how to effectively use a powerpoint file on your interactive white board.
Each slide has a "notes" section with details on how to effectively use each slide as well as guiding questions.
This replaced what used to be Calendar Time before Common Core. I spend 20 minutes each morning reviewing targeted Common Core Math Skills. The basic frame for each skill is in this powerpoint. You add your own number of the day/days we've been in school. You can also decide how much time to spend on each slide.
The skills included in this quarter's interactive powerpoint are:
• calendar for March-June: dates can be typed into calendar table and pictures are moveable to create patterns
• counting to 100 from any number on a number chart (video brain break link included)
• counting and writing numbers to 100 from any number on a blank number chart
• count on within 100 using a number line (video brain break link included)
• count back within 100 using a number line (video brain break link included)
• Show ways to make a teen number (11-19)....ten frames, tens and ones, word form, equation, and tallies
• skip counting by 5s and 10s (video brain break link included)
• classifying and comparing objects (no graph frame for support anymore) with 2 options: clovers/pots of gold or pink/blue flowers
• partners to 10 with a ten frame and manipulatives for support and a place to write the matching equation
• days of the week with links to the weekly skills practice once a week on that specific day (video brain break link included)
• Measurement Mondays: comparing the length or height of two objects and tell which is taller/longer or shorter/smaller
• 2D Shape Tuesdays: compose a picture with 2D shapes (triangles, squares, rectangles, circles and hexagons) and tell what shapes were used
• Wallet Wednesday: identify coin front and backs, names, and values of a penny, nickel, dime and quarter
• 3D Thursday: sort between 2D and 3D shapes
The last 4 skills are only addressed once a week on a specific day of the week.
I also use this as a math technology station or center. Students work with partners and "reteach" the skills we worked on that morning. I give each partner a different "number of the day" to differentiate skills based on the needs of my students.
Calendar Math Interactive PowerPoint
Math Talks Bundle
Math Walls for 2nd Grade
Math Walls for 1st Grade
Kinder Math Wall BUNDLE
What Is A Math Talk? (Intro and Routines)
Math Talk Model Lesson: Dot Images
Math Talk Model Lesson: Ten Frames
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