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Kindergarten Math with Mrs. Currier

    1. We are starting Chapter 6 - Numbers 0 to 20
    2. Working regularly with your child on their counting will help them count at and above grade. It might help if you use a 1-100 counting chart to learn their numbers too as they count. Several Kindergarten students can count fairly well but experience some difficulty when they are asked to identify numbers in isolation (without counting or having them in sequential order). It would help to ask them what each number is from 1-20.
    3. All About 10, Numbers 10 -12, Numbers 13 - 16, Numbers 17 - 20, Compare and Order
    4. Also, continue to review writing numbers with your students. There are some struggles with telling the difference between a 9 and a 6.

Please use the following number poem(s) with your child at home to help them remember how to write these numbers.

1 - A straight line down is not much fun but that's the way you make a one.

2 - Around the railroad tracks and back; choo-choo two.

3 - Around the tree, around the tree, that's the way you make three.

4 - Down, across, and down once more, that's the way you make a four.

5 - Across the top, down and around, look and see what you have found.

6 - A curve and a loop and six throws a hoop.

7 - Across the sky and down from heaven, that's the way you make a seven.

8 - Make an s, but do not wait. Go back up to make an eight.

9 - A loop and a line makes a nine.

First Grade with Mrs. Chadburn

We are finishing up chapter 4 with a few subtraction games.

We have moved on to chapter 4- Subtraction Facts to 10. We are still working with number bonds. Fact families were introduced.

We are finishing up chapter 3 with a performance task! Students will create, solve, act out, and record an addition story.

Chapter 3- Addition Facts to Ten

Learning Targets:

  • I can use number bonds to add.
  • I can write and solve addition sentences.
  • I can tell addition stories about pictures.
  • I can solve real-world problems.

We have finished chapter 2 and are now moving on to chapter 3

Now on to chapter 2...Number Bonds

Learning Target: I can show parts and whole using number bonds.

After finishing chapter 1, everyone was given materials to create their own trail mix recipe. Each student decided how much of each item and then had to describe it using 1 more or 1 less. This real-world experience was a great way for the group to show how they can compare numbers!

Chapter 1- Numbers to 10

Learning Targets:

  • I can count and compare numbers to 100.