Supporting Mathematical Learning K-5

Supporting Mathematical Learning K-5
Item# smlk-5

Product Description

This book distills an array of instructional tools, lesson planning templates, and best-practice strategies along with hands-on student activities into one easy-to-use resource. In clear and simple language, the authors explain how to use performance criteria and assessments to design effective, standards-based lessons that build essential mathematical problem-solving skills as well as in-depth understanding of mathematical concepts. The book features extensive sample lessons on reproducible worksheets focusing on patterns, computation, fractions, and measurement, all broken down by grade level. Table of Contents

1. Effective Mathematics Instruction

Some Strategies for Improving Mathematics Instruction

Part I: Teaching Elements

2. Assessment

3. Setting Explicit Criteria

4. Using Questions Effectively

5. The Roles of Problems in Instruction and Assessment

Part II: Lessons and Activities

6. Patterns

7. Measurement

8. Money

9. Fractions

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