This resource houses links to a variety of sample math tasks aligned to the Common Core standard. Sources may include but are not limited to: Illustrative Mathematics, PARCC, Khan Academy, and the Illinois State Board of Education.
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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Materials The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle The students work individually or in pairs. Each student or pair needs: Three ten-frames for each s...
The CyberSquad tries to figure out a table arrangement for 20 workers in this video from Cyberchase.
In this video segment from Cyberchase, Matt tries for a second time to arrange tables and chairs to accommodate 20 workers.
Matt's third table arrangement helps fit all 20 workers at five tables in this video segment from Cyberchase.
Module 2 serves as a bridge from students' prior work with problem solving within 10 to work within 100 as students begin to solve addition and subtraction problems involving teen numbers. Students go beyond the Level 2 strategies of counting on and counting back as they learn Level 3 strategies informally called "make ten" or "take from ten."