Term 2

Essential Questions:

• How are numerals written?
• How can I show my thinking about how many?
• How I can use objects to tell math stories?
• How can I make a 100's collection?

Habits Of Mind:

*Listening
*Problem solving
*Working toward accuracy
*Questioning and posing problems
*Using past knowledge to new situations
*Gathering data
*Listening
*Following directions
*Managing materials
*Working with others

Content:

*Numeral writing
*Each numeral represents a quantity
*Manipulatives can be used to show thinking about quantity
*100 is a BIG number!

Skills and Processes:

*Write the numerals 1-10
*Count objects 1-15
*Use manipulatives to show mathematical concepts such as how many, more, less, same as
*Use the calendar to keep track of the days of the week and the date
*Make a collection of 100 items
*Count to 100 using a number grid
*Count the number of school days we have been together

Assessment:

*Teacher observations
*One-on-one assessment
*Group participation

Resources:

Dubay/Getty Numeral writing
Allyn Snyder Story Boxes
Strengthening Your Kindergarten Math Program by Kathy Kobara
Learning to Follow Directions Through Beginning Art Activities by Espinosa and McCormick
Great Glyphs Around the Year by Bamberger and Hughes
Glyphs! By Susan O'Connell
Beginning Lessons TLC by Espinosa and McCormick

Multicultural Dimension:

*Counting in different languages
*Counting books