More To Math

Theme: Animals and Insects

Class 1 ( 2 hours ) :Snake (2 hours): The snake activity focuses on bundling of tens and extending the counting sequence. Mathematical practices that are key to this activity include perseverance in solving problems, attending to precision in problem solving, and making sense of problems.

Class 2 ( 2 hours) Hen ( 2 hours) : The hens activity focuses on addition and word problems with unknowns. Mathematical practices utilized in this activity include using both abstract and quantitative reasoning skills, as well as critiquing the solutions of others

Class 3 ( 2 hours) :Butterfly (2 hours): The butterfly activity focuses on measurement and comparisons of measured objects. It also includes ordering of objects. The mathematical practices utilized include modelling with mathematics and using appropriate tools strategically.

Class 4 ( 2 hours) :Lion ( 2 hours): The lion activity focuses on partitioning of rectangular objects, division into equal shares, and positioning/directionality. The mathematical practices utilized include seeking repeated reasoning and structure in problem solving.

Theme: Outdoors

Class 1 ( 2 hours ) :Flowers (2 hours): The flowers activity focuses on place value, addition and subtraction within 100, and multiples of ten. The mathematical practices utilized include making sense of problems and using perseverance in solving them while attending to precision.

Class 2 ( 2 hours) Berries (2 hours): The berries activity focuses on subtraction with one-step word problems in which the result and start are unknowns. The mathematical practices utilized include using both abstract and quantitative reasoning skills, as well as critiquing the solutions of others.

Class 3 ( 2 hours) :Train (2 hours): The train activity focuses on gathering, organizing, and interpreting data. The mathematical practices utilized include modeling with mathematics and using appropriate tools strategically.

Class 4 ( 2 hours) :Pond (2 hours): The pond activity looks at decomposing numbers and spatial skills. Mathematical practices utilized include seeking structure and repeated reasoning within problem solving.

Theme: Sports

Class 1 ( 2 hours ) :Running (2 hours): The running activity asks students to bundle 100 into groups of 10, as well as to count within 1000. The mathematical practices utilized include attending to precision and making sense of problems.

Class 2 ( 2 hours) Long Jump (2 hours): The long jump activity includes the skills of composing and decomposing numbers, as well as one- and two-step word problems with unknowns. The mathematical practices involved include using abstract and quantitative reasoning skills, as well as constructing viable arguments while critiquing the solutions of others.

Class 3 ( 2 hours) :Short Put (2 hours): The shot put activity involves the use of measurement tools and looks at the skills of measuring length, estimating length, and comparing objects of differing lengths. The mathematical practices utilized include modelling with mathematics and using tools strategically.

Class 4 ( 2 hours) :Swimming Pool (2 hours): The swimming activity involves partitioning into halves, thirds, and quarters. It asks students to describe positioning within the shape. The mathematical practices utilized include making sense of structure in problem solving and looking for repeated reasoning in problems.

Theme: Food

Class 1 ( 2 hours ) :Shop (2 hours): The shopping activity involves students in a real-world shopping experience. The skills involved include addition and subtraction within 100 and 1000, as well as the comparison of three-digit numbers. The mathematical practices utilized include making sense of problems, perseverance in finding solutions, and attending to precision.

Class 2 ( 2 hours) Baking Day (2 hours): The baking day activity includes the skills of number comparisons, one- and twostep word problems, and finding differences within numbers. The mathematical practices utilized include abstract reasoning and quantitative reasoning, as well as constructing viable arguments and critiquing the solutions of others.

Class 3 ( 2 hours) :Gardening (2 hours): The gardening activity involves data representation and solving problems involving length. The mathematical practices involved include modeling with mathematics and using appropriate tools strategically.

Class 4 ( 2 hours) :Party Cake (2 hours): The party cake activity is the introduction to fractional parts and partitioning into equal shares. It also exposes students to the side view, top view, and front view of shapes. The mathematical practices involved include seeking regularity and structure in problem solving.

More To Math

MoreToMath is a hands-on educational course for first and second grades, targeted at teaching mathematical problem solving – a key component of today's mathematics curriculum. We create rich mathematics lessons that also inspire teamwork, encourage perseverance, and promote a positive attitude toward solving math problems.

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More To Math

For Ages 6 upwards

More to Math is a set of engaging lessons focused on mathematical problem solving for 1st and 2nd grade. Included are guided lessons, student worksheets, assessment resources, and ideas for differentiation and extended learning opportunities all designed to teach mathematical practices and proficiencies. More..