Using concrete materials in the Early Years is a MUST to assist the little ones in grasping these new and sometimes tricky math concepts. Materials like Unifix cubes, blocks, teddies and counters work brilliantly but if you are after something a little bit more engaging, why not try SMARTIES!! Make Subtraction FUN with Smarties! We introduced subtraction to our little ones this week and what
Hi Everyone! I hope you are all well and are enjoying working with your new Grade and new teams. Now that all the ‘Getting to Know You’ activities, setting up classroom protocols and dreaded assessment tasks are out of the way, its time to get stuck into some TEACHING!!! YAY!!! Today, I wanted to share with you a few really fun and engaging lesson
OK, so I’m a little late with this Five For Friday Post but better late than never, yeah!? 😉 1. Subtraction with Number Lines This week my Grade 2’s have been learning about subtraction! We have been talking about all the various subtraction strategies and practising using each one! We used number lines to help us with our counting back. I also got the children
It was DOUBLES week in Maths last week! With a little help from Pinterest, I was able to incorporate some fun learning tasks into my lessons to help me teach this topic to my Grade 2’s. First of all we started with a warm up song. **WARNING this song is extremely catchy!** You can find it here. There are 2 versions , 1-5 and 6-10.
Length Unit: Entire Unit K-1 – Grab your copy here This is my newest product on TPT and it took me aaaages to put together! I wanted to create a packet that teachers could literally purchase and follow from beginning to end without the need for anything else. EVERYTHING is included:- Detailed step by step lesson plans Warm Up Games Teacher Instruction Student Activities Math Centre
If you are teaching in the US, you may be celebrating your 100th day of school very shortly! If you are an Australian teacher however, soon you will be starting out the new year and beginning the countdown to the 100th day! Either way, if your grade celebrates the 100th day of school you will know just how exciting it is for the children leading
Here we are again! It’s the end of Week 1, Term 4 and what a busy week it’s been! I have teamed up with Doodle Bugs Teaching and many other wonderful teachers all around the globe to talk about 5 different highlights from the week. 1. Chicks! Our unit this term in Prep is all about the farm and in a few weeks we will