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STORY OF UNITS: MATH NEWSLETTERS

Math Resources: Supporting Your Child In Mathematics

1st Grade
Parent Guide

 _____________________________NEWSLETTERS____________________ Module/Unit 1 Module/Unit 2 Module/Unit 3 Module/Unit 4 Topic A Topic B Topic C Topic D Topic E Topic F Topic G Topic A Topic B Topic C Topic D Topic A Topic B Topic C Topic D Topic A  Topic E Module/Unit 5 Module/Unit 6 Topic A Topic A ________________________________Activities for home_________________

 Units/Modules 1 & 2        Roll single digit numbers and add them together. Roll 2-digit or 3-digit numbers and add them together. Add all the digits of your house number together. Make a train with Legos or colored blocks. Write a number sentence for the different colors in the train. Add the price of two items at a store. Compare gas prices to find the lowest amount. Start with 20 counters (beans, pennies, etc.) and roll   two dice to make a 2-digit number. Subtract counters until you get to 0. Give your student an addition or subtraction number sentence and ask them to make up a story problem to go with the number sentence. Make a physical array with counters and record on paper using symbols Unit/Module 3 Measure the length of various items around the house using different objects (crayons, pennies, etc.) Keep track of your child's growth each month by measuring his/her height using standard and non-standard units of measurement. Talk with your child about specific times that activities  occur- eating breakfast, going to school, dinner time, bed time, etc. Talk about graphs in newspapers and magazines. Take a family survey and make a graph based on the data. Use toothpicks or Popsicle sticks to show tally marks. Create a bar graph based on the amount of time your child reads, plays outside, or watches television. Create a pictograph to show the number of hours of sleep or exercise your family gets each day. Module 4 Count objects such as jellybeans in a bowl, pennies in a jar, cheerios in a baggie, etc. Find numbers in newspapers, magazines, or on items around the house. Practice counting with your student while doing various activities-driving in the car, jumping rope, waiting in line at a store, etc. Divide a deck of cards evenly between players. Each player flips over a card, the player with the highest card wins the cards. Continue until one player has all cards in the deck. Put different items into groups and talk about which group has more or less items using the terms greater than and less than. Roll dice and create numbers. Say what is 10 more or 10 less than that number. Module 5 Go on a shape hunt outside, ask your student to name the shapes of doors, windows, bicycle wheels, etc. Ask your student to identify the shapes of various road signs while traveling in the car. Talk with your student about the various shapes of items packaged in the grocery store. Build with blocks. Discuss what shapes were used to create the structure. Module 6 Count objects such as jellybeans in a bowl, pennies in a jar, cheerios in a baggie, etc. Find numbers in newspapers, magazines, or on items around the house. Practice counting with your student while doing various activities-driving in the car, jumping rope, waiting in line at a store, etc. Divide a deck of cards evenly between players. Each player flips over a card, the player with the highest card wins the cards. Continue until one player has all cards in the deck. Put different items into groups and talk about which group has more or less items using the terms greater than and less than. Roll dice and create numbers. Say what is 10 more or 10 less than that number.

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ENGAGE NY MATH NEWSLETTERS
The following newsletters will help to understand the concepts being taught in class.

The newsletters can be printed from my Math Class Page.

Borrowed from: Oakdale Joint Unified School District
http://www.oakdale.k12.ca.us/cms/page_view?d=x&piid=&vpid=1401956479009

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