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
Looking for just the MATHEMATICIAN craft? You can now buy that separately:
MATHEMATICIANS: A Math Craft
For other Back To School Activities Check Out Below!
My School Rules!
Back To School Math Centers
Back To School Literacy Centers
Back To School Engagement Made Easy
Let's Get Started! Back to School Math Activities
Rooted in Reading August
Creating a Classroom Promise
Back to School Memory Book
Back to School Crafts and Writing
Write On! Writing Bootcamp