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Common Core Math Instructional Resource and Activities: k-2

Color Week

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The purpose of this task is to help students understand the connection between counting and cardinality. Thus, oral counting and recording the number in digit form are the most important aspects of this activity. However, teachers can extend this by making a bar graph about how many students are wearing the color each day.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Illustrative Mathematics

Word Problem Clues

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Students work to understand the language of word problems, using specific words as clues to the mathematical operations embedded in the problem. Teacher will use examples of student work to uncover misconceptions and errors and help support the students in developing the ability to critically evaluate their own strategies.Mathematics tasks include: Ability to read a problem in context and choose an operation to solve the problem; Ability to set up a number sentence that represents the problem; Accurately and efficiently solves two-digit addition and subtraction equations; Understands how to compose and decompose numbers; Can prove a sum or difference is correct using pictures, words, and/or symbols. (2nd Grade Math)

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lecture, Lesson Plan, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Lewis, Tracy

Representing Data 1: Using Frequency Graphs

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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students: are able to use frequency graphs to identify a range of measures and make sense of this data in a real-world context; and understand that a large number of data points allow a frequency graph to be approximated by a continuous distribution.

Material Type: Assessment, Lesson Plan

Representing Data 2: Using Box Plots

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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to interpret data using frequency graphs and box plots. In particular this unit aims to identify and help students who have difficulty figuring out the data points and spread of data from frequency graphs and box plots. It is advisable to use the lesson: Representing Data 1: Frequency Graphs, before this one.

Material Type: Assessment, Lesson Plan