This package is designed to be taught at the beginning of the school year to teach/review critical skills for a successful year, not only in mathematics, but overall. Set yourself up for success by teaching these lessons at the beginning of the year and enjoy the difference it can make!
When you purchase this product, you will be downloading a file including the cover page, teacher pages and a link, with instructions, to a Google Drive
folder containing all the other files for this unit.
Lessons are created on Google Slides
(accessible with a free Google Drive account) which can be downloaded to a Powerpoint version if you prefer. All supporting handouts are PDF
This package includes:
→ 8-page teacher guide including suggestions on using 3-part lessons, scheduling, educator roles, centres and journals.
→ Learning Goals and Success Criteria with each lesson
→ Rubrics and expectations for Math Journals and Communication
three-part math lessons, each designed to last a full week!
→ Any required blackline masters (Bingo, sorting cards, etc…)
→ Outdoor inquiry ideas
→ Links to websites that can provide additional practice
Lessons included are:
→ Asking Questions
→ What is math?
→ Active Listening
→ Using Tools Appropriately
→ Problem Solving Strategies
→ Successful Centres
→ Sharing our Thinking
Each lesson includes:
→ Learning Goal and Success Criteria
→ A Minds On activity for each day of the week
→ 2 or 3 ‘action’ activities - at least one for an independent centre activity and a group task
→ Two guided group mini-lessons
→ Formative assessment
→ Outdoor inquiry activity(ies)
Interested in other Kindergarten Math Units?
Number Sense & Numeration Unit - full year of Kindergarten Number Sense
Measurement Unit - full year of Kindergarten Measurement
Data Management Unit - full year of Kindergarten Data Management
Geometry Unit - full year of Kindergarten Geometry
Patterning Unit - full year of Kindergarten Patterning
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