Looking for a fun story to engage your students in mathematical concepts while generating their curiosity? Using literature to teach math will, not only engage your students, it will provide a meaningful context for children to communicate mathematically! This book, “The 12 Days of Valentine’s” is a very enticing book to use with your students because Valentine’s Day is just about the best holiday to celebrate 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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