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Math in Picture Books Lesson Plans - Chapter Summary
Plan lessons that can help your students improve their ability to read picture books that include math using lesson plans and other teacher resources in this chapter. Lesson plans offer learning objectives, class instructions, questions for students and more. Accompanying lessons for kids can be used in the classroom as supplements to your lessons. Topics these lessons and lesson plans cover include:
- One Grain of Rice
- Story elements for kids
- Ten Black Dots
- The Doorbell Rang
- How to count for kids
Access these teacher resources at school, home or anywhere with an Internet connection to plan fun lessons that engage students in the classroom. Navigate these resources in any order you choose, and revisit them as often as needed.
How It Helps
- Learning objectives: Provides expectations that help you develop comprehensive lesson plans designed to maximize your students' learning outcomes .
- Class discussion topics: Offers ways to encourage class discussion, allowing you to gauge your students' comprehension of the concepts you cover.
- Activities: Includes ideas for games and activities you can create for your students to keep them engaged.
How It Works
This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning math in picture books lessons easy.
- Find lesson plans for specific math in picture books topics you want to cover in class.
- Formulate your reading class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
- Share the related reading lessons for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
- Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important reading concepts from the lessons.
- Engage your students with relevant math in picture books-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.
1. Mission: Addition Lesson Plan
This lesson plan uses the book 'Mission: Addition' to review addition basics. The lesson plan contains activities for adding multiple numbers and creating and solving word problems and includes a quiz to test understanding.
2. Mission: Addition by Loreen Leedy: Lesson for Kids
How well do you understand addition? In this lesson, find out how one teacher turns her students into clever detectives who solve addition problems with ease. You might learn something new about addition while you read.
3. Measuring Penny Lesson Plan
This lesson plan explores a little girl who is assigned a measurement project by her teacher in 'Measuring Penny' by Loreen Leedy. Students will listen to the story, answer questions and complete a project.
4. Fraction Action By Loreen Leedy Lesson Plan
This lesson plan will help students understand fractions, as well as use illustrations in a text to gain information while reading ''Fraction Action'' by Loreen Leedy.
5. Ten Black Dots Lesson Plan
'Ten Black Dots' by Donald Crews can be used as an excellent tool for introducing counting to students. This lesson plan pairs the book with an informative text lesson and activity to drive home key points.
6. The Doorbell Rang Lesson Plan
Use this lesson plan to teach and reinforce counting skills. This plan will coordinate the use of the book 'The Doorbell Rang' and our text lesson on counting basics to teach and guide practice, then have students play a fun game to ensure understanding.
7. How to Count: Lesson for Kids
In math, counting is one of the first skills you need in order to solve problems. Come and learn about real-life situations that require counting, strategies that you can use to learn to count and how to skip count.
8. The King's Commissioners Lesson Plan
Through this lesson plan, teachers can support students' development of the concept of skip-counting by 2, 5, and 10, and reinforce the idea that sets can be counted in different ways.
9. The Greedy Triangle Lesson Plan
This lesson plan introduces students to geometric shapes. They will have fun listening to ''The Greedy Triangle'' by Marilyn Burns, participating in discussion questions and playing a game.
10. Remainder of One by Elinor Pinczes Lesson Plan
This lesson plan uses the book ''A Remainder of One'' to teach the concept of division with remainders. The lesson plan includes individual and group work with manipulatives.
11. One Grain of Rice Lesson Plan
What's better than a story with a meaningful message? How about a fun activity that pairs with a text lesson to engage students with the folktale, One Grain of Rice? We have also provided extensions and related lessons to continue on with similar instruction.
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