Inspired by: The student who said, “When are we going to do math?” while we were doing math.
Objective: To teach your students “what math is”,
“why it is important”, and “who uses math”.
This packet includes:
Learning Target poster
“A mathematician is” lesson
What is Math and what is not MATH
Who uses MATH
Emergent Reader for Mathematicians
Math is more than numbers, it is...
Mathematician bubble map
Vocabulary Skill bolts
WHAM stands for:
At Your Seat
Meeting for Review
I have found this packet to be very valuable teaching kindergarten and first grade students the importance of math. Some questions that are covered in this packet are: What is a mathematician? What is mathematics? Why do we need to learn it? How will my teacher teach me math? Who uses math?