Looking for a fun picture book to begin the year and engage your students in math concepts right away? Using children’s books to teach math will not only captivate your students, it will provide a meaningful context for children to communicate mathematically! This book, “The 12 Days of Preschool” is a very appealing book to use with your students because the beginning of school is both exciting and scary for young children. This story is for counting and learning about what to expect at school.
Your Students Will:
♦ Match quantities for the numbers 0 – 12
♦ Continue to strengthen their subitizing abilities
♦ Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities 1 - 12
♦ Use the patterns on the cards to put sets together and compose them into higher numbers
♦ Build a strong foundation for future learning in mathematics
♦ Practice retelling the story and build their vocabulary
Included in this Resource:
• Why is the Teaching Mathematics Using Literature Resource an Important
Tool for Developing Powerful Mathematicians?
• “Notice” and “Wonder” Sample Charts
• “Notice” and “Wonder” Headers for Charts / Charts - b/w and color option
• Pocket Chart Ordinal Number set 1st – 12th - b/w and color option
• Pictures representing each of the storylines in the book. These are for use in your pocket chart following the ordinal number - b/w and color option
• Storyline words for use in the pocket chart to follow the ordinal number and picture - *b/w option only
• Task Cards for each of 6 activities that teach the CCSS Math and explain how to use the materials included in this resource and offer options for differentiation - b/w and color option
• Heart Patterned Cards - b/w and color option
• Ten-Frame card decks, along with an optional reverse-side print, and extra blank cards - b/w and color option
• All related CCSS Mathematics Standards, along with the Standards for Mathematical Practices, important points regarding each standard, solutions for common student errors and misunderstandings, and, connections across standards, domains & clusters
• Notes for the Teacher with auxiliary information
• Vocabulary (math & non-math)
• Instructions for implementation
• Strategies for including Number Talks with your students
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