This math resource for first grade teachers provides everything you need to implement math workshop in your classroom.
Math Workshop for first grade provides complete small-group math instruction for these important topics:
- addition concepts
- composing shapes
- making ten
Simple and easy-to-use, this teacher resource for first grade teachers complements any curriculum.
Like reading and writing workshops, math workshop is an instructional model that combines whole-group lessons with leveled guided math groups and independent practice. It allows teachers to give students direct, leveled instruction while providing opportunities for practice and skill review. Math Workshop for first grade simplifies the workshop method with a comprehensive introduction and over 25 step-by-step lessons. This teacher resource for first grade math also includes these helpful features:
- comprehensive lesson plans
- leveled practice pages
- hands-on activities for every lesson
The Math Workshop series for kindergarten through fifth grades gives teachers everything they need to implement the math workshop method. Each book contains 28 complete lessons, a thorough introduction, and reproducible game templates. Each lesson begins with an essential question, a warm-up activity, and a whole-group lesson. It is followed by three leveled small-group lessons and a short assessment. Lessons are rounded out with a practice worksheet for each small group and an activity to practice the skill. Teachers are also provided with math talk questions and a math journal prompt to extend learning. The Math Workshop series gives teachers the flexible tools needed to begin small-group math instruction.
A Framework for Guided Math and Independent Practice
Each 192-page book contains 28 complete lessons, a comprehensive introduction section, and a set of reproducible activity templates. Designed to work with any curriculum, the units include all of the pieces needed for a successful guided math block—just grab the manipulatives and you’re ready to teach
Each leveled small-group lesson comes with a targeted practice sheet. The discreet level indicators make sure students get practice at their precise level without the stigma of being in the 'low' group. Circles, squares, and triangles keep teachers organized and students focused on learning.
Critical Thinking Elements
Use the Math Talk and Journal Prompt sections to encourage deeper learning and critical thinking. These components of a modern math classroom take each lesson beyond rote learning so students can truly synthesize learning and prove the depth of their knowledge
Low- and No-Prep Activities
The activity included with each lesson is low- or no-prep so you can spend your time teaching, rather than copying, laminating, and cutting. They are perfect for slipping into dry-erase pockets. Simply copy and place the activity in a center with the listed materials, and your rotations for the week are done.