Five Frames and Guided Math Groups

Posted on December 10, 2010. Filed under: During the Guided Math Lesson, Elementary math, Graphic Organizers, Guided math, Manipulatives | Tags: , , , |


Five frames are a great tool for teaching complements of 5!  The new kindergarten common core standards state that students should have fluency through 5 at this grade.  Five frames are rarely used in schools but we must start using them.  Here is a five frame:

http://wps.ablongman.com/ab_vandewalle_math_5/0,7959,796754-,00.html

Here is the NCTM five frame game applet:

http://illuminations.nctm.org/activitydetail.aspx?id=74

You use this five frame to work on finding all the names of 5.  I use it in small guided math groups to do several things.

1.  I have the students toss the two sided counters and find all the ways to name 5.

2. I also have pictures of the 5 frame colored in different ways and I have the students show me the expression that matches the representation.

3.  I also have the students match equations with the representation.

4.  I ask students to build different names for 5.

5.  I staple several frames together and have the students make a book of all the ways to make 5.

Resource for games: Fluently add and subtract within 5 with two color counters

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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