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    Unit 1: Counting by ones to 10 in different ways

    August 23- August 31 (7 days)


    • Teacher-Led Activities

      • Count & ClapTen Black Dots – book and activities (lesson plan, story page template)
        • Give students a number (1-10). Students use counters to count out that many. Ask “How Many?” Then student clap their hands together that many times.
      • Practice Count with Ten Frames
      • BINGO (using numbers and/or array of quantities/objects)



    • Practice Games & Centers

      • Snap Cube Math (number cards, snap cubes – can also use clothes pins to attach to number or make paperclip chains)
      • Race to Trace (dice, worksheet)
      • Cross Out (dice, worksheet)
      • Playdoh Numbers (playdoh)

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    Unit 2: Counting, writing and matching numbers to 12

    September 4- September 14 (9 days)


    • Teacher-Led Activities

      • Count & ClapTen Black Dots – book and activities (use materials from previous training)
        • Give students a number (1-12). Students use counters to count out that many. Ask “How Many?” Then student clap their hands together that many times.
      • Practice Count with Double Ten Frames (use materials from previous training)
      • BINGO (using numbers and/or array of quantities/objects)

    • Practice Games & Centers

      • Count and Color (dice, worksheet)
      • Train Race (snap cubes, pre-cut piece of yarn or string however long you want)
      • Bump (dice, snap cubes, worksheet)

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    Unit 3: Comparing numbers to 12

    September 18- September 28 (9 days)

    • Teacher-Led Games

      • Roll, Count and Compare (two dice)
        • Split the class into groups (no more than 6 in a group) and have each group form a line. Have a student from one group roll a die, for example 4. Have the first 4 children in the line step forward. Repeat for another group. Have the two groups face each other and hold hands to form as many one-to-one matches as possible. Count students in each group and talk about which group has greater or less or equal amounts.

    • Practice Games and Centers

      • Ten Frame War (ten frame cards cut out/shuffled, recording worksheet) - can switch up, having students circle the one that is LESS, too!
      • War (using playing cards – switch up with more or less being the best)!

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    Unit 4: Describing location and position

    October 1- October 12 (10 days)


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    Unit 5: Sorting and classifying by attributes (ex. length, color, number of sides)

    October 15- October 24 (8 days)


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    Unit 6: Counting and representing quantities to 20 in different ways

    October 29- November 9 (10 days)

    Teacher-Led Activities

    • Hands-on Activities for Whole Class Instruction
      • (See above, only now up to 20)
      • Double Ten Frames Practice (use materials from previous training)

    Practice Games & Centers

    • Small Group Games and Centers
      • One More (one dice, worksheet)
      • Ordering Numbers (Worksheet, 4 dice. You can make dice using wooded cubes or covering sides of dice you have. Have 1 have all odd numbers, 1 have even numbers and the remaining 2 have random numbers from 1 -20. To play, student rolls all 4 dice and puts them in numerical order. The child the writes the numerals in order).
      • Counting Cups and/or Baggies (worksheet and you will need to fill cups or bags with counters or items of your choice – have at least 10 differently filled baggies).

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    Unit 7: Adding Whole Numbers up to 10 in Different Ways

    Teacher-Led Activities

    • Hands-on Activities for Whole Class Instruction
      • Adding Five Frames (up to 10 only)! (use materials from previous training)
      • Snap Cubes (2 colors, up to 10 only)! (use materials from previous training)
      • Example Use:

    Practice Games & Centers


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    Unit 8: Subtracting Whole Numbers up to 10 in Different Ways

    December 3- December 20 (14 days)

    Teacher-Led Activities

    • Hands-on Activities for Whole Class Instruction
      • People Math
        • Simply use students to discuss/model subtraction, having students sit down - or stand up - and seeing what is left)
    • Grab Bag Subtraction (counters or objects of choice – doesn’t need to be all the same item, paper bag/sack)
      • Put objects in a bag, write the number of objects on the outside of the bag. Have a student reach in and grab some items to remove. Discuss and determine – writing equation – how many objects are still in the bag.

    Practice Games & Centers

    • Small Group Games and Centers
      • Snap Cube Tower Bowling (snap cubes, worksheet, small ball – baseball sized will work nicely)
        • Students make ten towers of ten snap cubes and place standing up on floor in arrangement they choose (like bowling pins), ball – students roll ball to knock down/bowl and record the equation on their worksheet to solve. Example: 10 – 4 = ?.
    • Under the Bowl (worksheet, snap cubes, bowl)
      • Students work with a partner and they have 10 cubes. One partner closes his/her eyes and the partner hides some of the under the bowl. The child opens his/her eyes and the pair tries to figure out how many cubes are under the bowl. Both kids say the number sentence and they both write it on the recording sheet.

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    Unit 9: Understanding and comparing length and weight

    January 7- January 17 (9 days)

    Teacher-Led Activities

    • Hands-on Activities for Whole Class Instruction

    Practice Games & Centers

    • Small Group Games and Centers

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    Unit 10: Counting to 50 by one’s and ten’s in different ways

    January 22- January 25 (4 days)

    Teacher-Led Activities

    • Hands-on Activities for Whole Class Instruction

    Practice Games & Centers

    • Small Group Games and Centers
      • What Next? (number cards 1-50, worksheet)
      • Race to 50 (dice, counters, worksheet)
        • Students take turns rolling 1 die, count out that many counters in a pile and then add them to the board saying the numbers on the board as they place them in the square.

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    Unit 11: Making Combinations of 10

    January 28- February 15 (15 days)

    Teacher-Led Activities

    • Hands-on Activities for Whole Class Instruction
      • Ten Frame Practice (use materials from previous trainging)
      • Pipe Cleaner/Bead Rings
        • Bend pipe cleaner into circles with 10 beads on it as shown below – students can move the beads to see how different groupings can all make 10. Example: 2 beads on one side plus 8 on the other, or 5 and 5, etc.  – still 10 beads on the ring).

     

    Practice Games & Centers

    • Small Group Games and Centers
      • Tens Go Fish (playing cards)
        • This game is played just like "Go Fish." Instead of asking for a card to match your card, you have to ask for a card that would add with one of your cards to make a sum of 10.
    • Tens Hands (construction paper, markers or crayons, worksheet, glue)
      • (Students will trace their hands & cut them out – paste them on another sheet as shown below, fold fingers to create their own equations, record them on worksheet)
    • Water Math (zip lock baggies with some water, 10 counters, beads or “fuzzy craft balls,” worksheet) Make Ten (print the Make Ten file – includes directions)
      • Fill bags with some water, 10 beads or “fuzzy balls”, draw line down the middle with sharpie. Kids can push items to one side or the other to create/record equations.
      • Make Ten (print the Make Ten file – includes directions)

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    Unit 12: Building and Taking Apart Numbers 11-19

    February 19- March 8 (14 days)

    Teacher-Led Activities

    • Hands-on Activities for Whole Class Instruction
      • Double Ten Frames (use materials from previous training)
      • Snap Cubes (model building tens, and have loose ones – use materials from previous training)

    Practice Games & Centers

    • Small Group Games and Centers
      • Pipe Cleaners & Beads (number cards, beads, pipe cleaners)
        • Put 10 beads onto a straight pipe cleaner (to make ten) and single/loose beads are ones –  use beads to build numbers 11-19 from number cards drawn one at a time.
    • Egg Carton Shake (egg carton(s), counter(s)).
      • Number each “cup” in the carton randomly using 11-19. Student puts in a counter and closes the carton, shakes it, opens it to see what number the counter landed in – they write down the number on worksheet and draw that many of something or glue that many sequins – or other object – in the box, and write the number.
    • Paper Clip Chains  (number cards, paperclips)
      • Students build chains using number of paper clips shown on card

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    Unit 13: Identifying, describing and comparing flats (2-D) and solids (3-D)

    March 11- March 21 (9 days)


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    Unit 14: Counting to 100 in Different Ways

    April 1- April 19 (14 days)

    Teacher-Led Activities

    Practice Games & Centers

    • Games/Centers
      • What Next? (number cards 50-100)
      • Race to 100 (100’s chart, dice, counters)
      • Connect the Dots (up to 100)

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    Unit 15: Solving Addition and Subtraction Problems up to 10 in Different Ways

    April 22- May 10 (15 days)

    Teacher-Led Activities

    • Hands-on Activities for Whole Class Instruction
      • (Use Zeroing In Activities)
      • Snap Cubes
      • Counters
      • Addition & Subtraction Bingo (counters, bingo cards with numbers 1-10)
        • Students use counters to cover answers to addition and subtraction equations. State AND write equation and students can cover the answer on their board until someone has BINGO! (In a row, blackout, etc).

    Practice Games & Centers

    • Small Group Games and Centers
      • Hamburgers & Hot Dogs (use printables – remove equation cards and answers that go over 10)
      • Fact Cups (up to 10 only) – (10 cups, popsicle/craft sticks)
        • Write one addition or subtraction equation on Popsicle sticks. Make cups with a single number on them, 1-10). Students can use counters to solve both addition and subtraction equations and then put the Popsicle stick in the cup that has the correct answer on it.

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    Unit 16: Making and comparing shapes

    May 13- May 31 (14 days)


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