Category: Math

  • Fraction Fruit

    Objective: Learn fraction concepts tasting fruit students have never tried before, easier when your friends are trying them too  (get signed permission from parents about students eating fruit, regarding allergies, etc.) review of Canada’s Food Guide … View Full Lesson →

  • Money Booklet

    Objective: Learning to identify coins and bills Materials: Coin stamps or enough coins to trace (1 cent, 5 cents, 10 cents, 25 cents, loonie, toonie) For each student, two 8 1/2″ X 11″ pages cut … View Full Lesson →

  • Line Hunt

    Objective: To learn diagonal, horizontal and vertical lines.

  • One Hundred Things

    I do this lesson at the beginning of math class for about a week or two before the 100th day of class (so we do it at least 10 times), when we count out 100 popcorn … View Full Lesson →

  • Bingo Dabbing By 5′s

    Prerequisite: Previous experience counting by 5’s Objective: counting by 5’s to 100 (for grade 1’s) counting by 5’s to 200 (for grade 2’s) Materials: One bingo dabber for each student Recycled paper, like once used … View Full Lesson →

  • Calendar Counting

    Objective: Counting by 2’s.  THIS LESSON CAN BE DONE FOR COUNTING BY 3’s OR 5’S AS WELL.

  • Counting With Tally Marks

    Popsicle Stick Regrouping Fun

    Objectives: Learning and practising regrouping Print examples of regrouping in student math journals Learn term names:  minuend take away subtrahend equals difference/answer (for subtraction) and addend plus addend equals sum/answer (for addition) Materials for each group … View Full Lesson →

  • Telling Time With Clocks/ Bingo “Time”

    Students quickly learn to tell time first by only using the hour hand. They master o’clock times, then half past times; then quarter to and quarter after are added. The minute hand is added later. Reinforcement is through practise with clocks and bingo cards. Lots of lesson ideas here. View Full Lesson →

  • Learning Even and Odd Numbers

    Prerequisite: Students have learned about skipcounting.  eg. You can start at ANY number, skip three, circle that number, skip three, circle that number, skip three, etc. Students know about digits and that the number 10 has … View Full Lesson →

  • Put the Order in Ordinal Numbers

    Prerequisite: Practise reading numbers from the Hundreds Chart, especially the first 31 numbers. Objective: Learning to put ordinal numbers in order Learning:   Ordinal numbers: numbers that tell their position in a series.  They end in ”  st,   … View Full Lesson →