Young learners will have fun exploring math in their everyday world. Through activities that build on their own experiences students will use this book to practice: counting, geometry, graphing, patterning, measurement, beginning computation, number recognition, shapes, readiness for addition & subtraction, money, ordinal numbers, and one-to-one correspondence. Step-by-step teacher directions, and reproducible patterns and forms make this unit easy as well as fun. Topics include: Math & My Family, Math in the Kitchen, Math & Your Clothes, and Numbers & Shapes Everywhere. Here are some samples of the activities included: students do a clothing survey; reproducible stand-up labels are included, students create their own patterns using reproducible shirt patterns provided, students use reproducible pants to learn about counting by twos, students learn about symmetry by creating a necktie that is the same on both sides, students learn about attributes by playing "What's in the Closet?" - reproducible clothing pieces are provided, students conduct a home survey to find places where numbers are used. Fun, instructive illustrations throughout. Bibliography included. All 112 pages perforated for easy removal.
Using activities that build on their own experiences, students practice counting, geometry, graphing, patterning, measurement, and beginning computation.
The book in this series are as varied as the needs of the young learners you must provide for in your classroom. They are practical and give you a broad range of active learning experiences from which to choose.
You want your young learners to experience the fun and excitement of learning and to be engaged inactivities that are age-appropriate. These ten books fill the bill. Teacher directions are written step by step and clearly illustrated. You get any patterns and reproducibles that are needed to conduct the activities.