Numberblocks Numberblocks Numberblocks – Build concepts of composing, decomposing, adding, subtracting. Unfix Cubes are suggested to go along with this. Can be done with a whiteboard, but the hands on building is important. One – Learn to count to five using the number one. Two – Add and subtract 1 to make number 2 bigger…

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Math Application Word Problems Engage NY / Eureka Math Grade 1-5) Application Problems. Print one packet per student. Students cut off the daily application problem and then glue it into their math journals.  Or they can be used as classwide problems on the smartboard. First Grade Second Grade Third Grade Fourth Grade Fifth Grade

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Interactive Adding Dream Box – Matching Number Pairs for Twenty.  Students practice computation strategies and identify number patterns and relationships to make twenty in a variety of ways. Lesson Dream Box – Matching Number Pairs for Fifty.  Students practice computation strategies and identify number patterns and relationships to make fifty in a variety of ways.  Lesson Dream…

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Number Talk (First Grade) First Grade – Use other successful students to model for other students by having them repeat.  This video shows how a teacher helps her students listen to and repeat a classmate’s thinking. First Number Talk Watch this video on YouTube Problem Solving and Number Sense Watch this video on YouTube Solve…

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Interactive Problem Solving – Thinking Blocks Thinking Blocks Interactive Tutorials – Model and solve word problems with addition and subtraction.  Online interactive tutorial. First and Second Grade. How to use Thinking Blocks Tutorial  Online Addition Word Problems and Missing Addend  Word Problem Set 1 Word Problem Set 2 Word Problem Set 3 Word Problem Set…

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Decompose, Branching and Number Bonds Video Lessons (K-2) This resource provides strategies and tools for decomposing numbers through the use of branching. Branching* is simply a strategy of breaking apart and associating numbers in a way that creates friendly landmark numbers. This directly ties to the Common Core standards tagged in this resource as the…

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Problem Solving Strategies – Making Math Real We hear it as math teachers all the time, “Use real-life examples in math problems.” Many of us take the problem given to us in a text book and try to relate it to real life. Sometimes it works, but usually, even though it is a step in…

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Teach Operations & Algebraic Thinking With These Free Ten Frames Worksheets Develop Mental Math Skills At Home and In Your Classroom With These Free Online Teaching Resources Download the worksheets Have You Tried ‘Framing’ Learning This Way? Have you ever heard of using escape room games in the classroom? It’s a super-effective way to reframe…

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Common Core Math Games (K-3) Common Core Math Games – Many Common Core Standard aligned games for grades K-3.  Great for Smartboard whole class or for individual students.

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First Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons Share My Lesson –  Over 300 First Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons with standards.  Some on powerpoint all printable.  You must have a membership, but it is free.

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