# Archive for May, 2012

## Here Are Some Great Number Posters!

Here are some ideas for teaching numbers!

Example 2 (Teen Number Song)

Example 4 (Great idea for showing numbers on the wall)

Example 5 (Clothespin Number Match)

Example 6 (More Clothespin Activities)

Example 7 (Paint chip idea)

Example 8 (Number Car Parking Lot)

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Dr. Nicki

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## Geometry Ideas

Here are some great geometry ideas!

Example 2 (3d Word Match/Concentration Game)

Example 3 (CCSS aligned activity)

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Dr. Nicki

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## Composing and Decomposing Number Activities

Here are some great ideas (scroll down to the middle of the page)! Several ideas are listed that are hand-on, engaging and standards-based.

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## Guess My Number Activity

This is a great routine to put up in your class (scroll down to the middle of the page). You get to review tons of skills. You should laminate this so that students can actually go up and work on the chart. I love the way that it is color coded. Be sure to give all kinds of prompts across the domains:

Examples:

Is your number a 2 digit number?

Is your number greater than 10?

Is your number equivalent to the number of inches in a foot?

Is your number equivalent to the sides of a hexagon?

Is your number less than 100?

You get to review concepts and vocabulary! Wonderful!

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## Place Value Unit

An out of this world place value unit by NASA!

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Dr. Nicki

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## Addition Race Car Cards

These are great! You’re students can race through their facts with these speedy cards. What I really like is that you can print off a set for them to take home and practice!

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## More Math Digital Centers

Tons of Fun

Here are some great math center digital games!

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Dr. Nicki

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## 2nd Grade Math CCSS Units

Here are some good examples of CCSS unit planning.

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## Skip Counting Center Ideas

Skip Counting by 10’s is a kindergarten activity. In the CCSS Skip counting becomes an official unit of study in 2^{nd} grade. Here are 10 ideas to teach and practice skip counting in different ways. Remember that you want to make sure that students understand the quantity that is associated with the count, so that your students are not just “skip chanting” with no conceptual understanding of what they are actually doing!

Example 1 (a yummy math center)

Example 2 (ladder)

Example 3 (skip counting sticks)

Example 4 (frames and arrows)

Example 5 (counting squares)

Example 6 (number counting printables)

Example 7 (skip counting necklace)

Example 8 (cup counting center)

Example 9 (poster ideas)

Example 10 (using bingo blotters)

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Dr. Nicki

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## Many More Math Word Walls!

Here are more math word walls.

More math word walls!

Plenty of math words!

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Dr. Nicki

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