ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: English Language Arts (1), or Mathematics (1), or Social Studies (1)
Title: Does Time Really Stand in Line? Learning About a Timeline.
Description: In this lesson, students will learn the purpose of a timeline and how to create one. Students will also be able to apply timeline skills to reading comprehension.
Subject: Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages) (K - 2), or Mathematics (1)
Title: Camp Add "Em Up II
Description: At Camp Add ‘Em Up it’s time to or “2” find patterns in the environment. Students will work in pairs as they build understanding of how to count by 2’s. Students will use digital cameras to capture “2’s” in their classroom (2 shoes, 2 hands, 2 feet, 2 eyes, etc.). Students will create patterns of 2’s using paper blocks and/or Unifix cubes. Students will demonstrate their understanding of 2’s and their creativity by creating a PhotoStory of found or created pairs. Students will also use a 100’s chart and look for visual patterns.
Subject: Mathematics (K - 2)
Title: Show Me the Money
Description: In this lesson, students identify coins, describe their attributes, learn their value, and count like coins. Students view an interactive web lesson that provides practice. Concepts are taught using songs, poems and games.
This lesson plan was created by exemplary Alabama Math Teachers through the AMSTI project.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Title: Building Sets of Seven
Description: In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students construct and identify sets of seven objects. They compare sets of up to seven items and record a set of seven in chart form.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations
Grade Span: K,PreK,1,2