Title: The Great Bear Race
Racing Bears is a counting game. The math focus points are counting spaces and moving on a gameboard and thinking strategically about the moves on a gameboard. Standard(s):
[MA2015] (1) 21: Partition circles and rectangles into two and four equal shares; describe the shares using the words halves, fourths, and quarters; and use the phrases half of, fourth of, and quarter of. Describe the whole as two of, or four of the shares. Understand for these examples that decomposing into more equal shares creates smaller shares. [1-G3]
Title: Calendar Math
In this podcast our class will demonstrate how we use calendar math each day. We discussed the days of the week. We graphed the daily, monthly and yearly weather. We used the 100's chart to practice skip counting and even and odd numbers. We used straws to count the days of school, grouping ones, tens and one hundreds. Standard(s):
[MA2015] (1) 17: Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks. [1-MD3]
Title: Traveling Numbers
This podcast shows the various places numbers can be found when traveling. It also shows the shapes that can be found in traffic signs. Standard(s):
[MA2015] (0) 22: Compose simple shapes to form larger shapes. [K-G6]
Title: What Would You Pack For a Trip To Outer Space?
Building your own private spaceship can be a lot of fun, but what travels with you can be just as important as what the outside looks like. Have you ever thought about what's on an astronaut's packing list?
Standard(s): [MA2015] (6) 1: Understand the concept of a ratio, and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities. [6-RP1]