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Table of Contents Chapter 1: Teach Math? Me? What Is Math? Literacy and No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Math and Literacy Math Standards Curriculum Focal Points How to Use This Book Chapter 2: Number Sense and Numeration What Is a Number? What Is Number Sense? What Is Numeration? The Developmental Levels of Counting NAEYC and NCTM Standards Activities That Teach Numeration and Number Sense "Leaves Are Falling" "Leaves Are Falling" Interactive Chart Number Bag Number/Number Word Bag Match Days-of-the-Month Calendar Collage Number Rings Balloon Launch Number Bracelets I Spy Numbers Book Number Bottle Before-and-After Calendar Days Pompom Counting Matching Pompoms to Dots Pompom Toss The Apple Thief Block Cleanup Cards Matching and Counting Numbers on Playing Cards Coat Hanger Numbers Missing Numbers Card Game Ordinal Counting "Ely and the Five Little Piglets" Chapter 3: Computation and Estimation What Is Computation? What Is Subtraction? What Is Addition? What Is Estimation? Activities That Teach Computation Adding Beads Through a PVC Plumbing Elbow Button Spill Adding Domino Dots Adding a Die-Inside-a-Die 12 Ways to Get to 11 Finger Ring Addition Subtraction (or Addition) Using a Lunch Bag Number Book Addition on Fold-Out Flaps Block Building Cards Addition and Subtraction Using Library Pockets Number Sentence Bracelet Adding Using Playing Cards Adding and Subtracting Using a License Plate "Five Round Pumpkins" Activities That Teach Estimation Model Estimation Station Estimation Station Ideas Estimation Station Throughout the Day Estimates Pompom Grab School-to-Home-and-Back Estimation Jar or Box Chapter 4: Measurement, Seriation, Time, and Money What Is Measurement? What Is Seriation? What Is Time? A Few Words About Time The Vocabulary of Time What Is Money? Developmental Stages of Measurement Activities That Teach Measurement Tape Measure Daily Temperature Track the Weather Kitchen Scale Weighing and Charting Children's Weight Measuring Height Using Adding Machine Tape Measuring with Pompoms Activities That Teach Seriation Seriate Paint Color Sample Cards Pompom Seriation Activities That Teach About Time Things-to-Do-in-One-Minute List Using a Timer to Time Events Timeline of Important School Events Announcement Clock Schedule of Daily Events Alarm Clock Time The "What Happens Over Time?" Book Appointment Book The "What Time Do I Get Up in the Morning?" Chart Activities That Teach About Money 100 Day Celebration Fan Folded, Penny-Date Progression Card "Jingle in My Pocket" "Jingle in My Pocket" Chart "Jingle in My Pocket" Pop-Up Cards Piggy Bank Coin Counting Coin Puzzles Hunt, Count, and Buy Coins Around the World Coin Date Line Chapter 5: Geometry and Spatial Sense What Is Geometry? What Is Spatial Sense? Activities That Teach Basic Shapes Geometric Shape Hunting Aren't You Glad Your Name Isn't Unit Block? Making Geometric Shapes in Gel Spongy Geometry Painting on Shapes Cut from Easel Paper What's the Shape Under the Flap? Rubbings of Shapes Feeling for Shapes in a Bag CD Case Geometry Geometric Shapes in Architecture Neighborhood Walk Neighborhood Walk Tab Book Shapes in the Neighborhood What Shapes Do You See? The "I Spy Shapes" Game How to Eat Geometry Cookie Cutter Shapes Straw-and-Pipe-Cleaner Shapes Assembling Shapes to Make Playing Card Suits Geoboards Frame-a-Shape Game Activities That Teach About Spatial Sense Build in a Box Classroom Photograph Puzzle "Up and Down" Geometric Words in Block Construction Placing Doll Furniture in the Block Center Obstacle Course Take-a-Place Command (or "Where Are You?") "Shuffle, Bend, Slide, and Wave" Chapter 6: Sorting, Classifying, Graphing, Data Analysis, and Probability What Is Sorting? What Is Classifying? What Is an Attribute? What Is Graphing? What Is Data Analysis? What Is Probability? Activities That Teach Sorting, Classifying, Graphing, Data Analysis, and Probability Which Shoes Do You Choose? "A Barefoot Walker's Shoes" The Mixed-Up Pompom Sort The Button Box Button Graph Crayon Color Bar Graph Weather Graph Whole Body Graph Photo Graphs Cube-Me Graph Bag a Graph Yes-and-No Graph Bag A Year of Graphs Venn Diagram Shoe Sort Coin Flip Tally Jug Tally Chapter 7: Patterns and Number Relationship What Are Patterns? What Are Number Relationships? Looking for Patterns Levels of Pattern Recognition Skills Activities That Teach Patterning Skills and Number Relationships Words with Movement: Snap, Clap, Snap, Clap (ABAB) Boy, Girl, Boy, Girl Pattern Game (ABAB) Outside Patterns Inside Patterns Calendar Patterns Patterns on a Geoboard Block Pattern Cards Complete-the-Pattern Paper Bag Game Playing Card Pattern Game Photograph Patterns Patterns with Buttons Patterns with Pompoms "Cup Tapping" Patterns Symmetry and Blocks Symmetry and Mylar Mirrors String Painting Symmetry Symmetry Puzzle Reflections on Symmetry Chapter 8: Problem Solving and Reasoning What Is Problem Solving? What Is Reasoning? The Problem-Solving Process Activities That Teach Problem Solving and Reasoning The Little Plant That Could How Many Children Will Be Having Lunch in the Cafeteria Today? How Do You Make a Jelly Sandwich with One Slice of Bread? Where Is Sarah? How Many Swings on the Playground Swing Make One Turn (on the Swings)? How Can Home Center Cans and Boxes Be Put on the Shelf So They Can Be Seen and Used Easily? What Is a Short Distance, and What Is a Long Distance? How Many Days Until Our Thanksgiving Feast? Chapter 9: Putting It All Together: A Pizza Unit of Study "Five Round Pizzas" Pizza Crusts Take a Pizza Poll Pizza Graph How Do You Make Pizza? What's on a Pizza Face? Felt Pizza? The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza Pizza Party Pizza Tools Appendix Glossary Resources NCTM Standards Matrix of NCTM Standard and Activities Index
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Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Primary) -- Activity programs.