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Volume: Finding the Volume of Rectangular Prisms

5th Grade • Half Day Lesson Plan
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Volume: Finding the Volume of Rectangular Prisms

5th Grade • Half Day Lesson Plan

Subject:
Math, Measurement and Data

Type:
Half Day Lesson Plan

CCSS: 5.MD.5

Skills: Volume, Using a Formula, & Multiplication/Addition

Description: Fifth Grade half day of math lesson plans containing 3 separate segments (30-60 minutes each) addressing Measurement & Data: Volume (5.MD.5). These lessons include: key geometric sold vocabulary, helpful student notes for reference, guided and independent practice of concepts, and an application activity of creating a house to reinforce the concept of finding the volume of a rectangular prism.

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The Seasons and the Sun

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The Seasons and the Sun

1st Grade • Half Day Lesson Plan

Subject:
ELA, Informational

Type:
Half Day Lesson Plan

CCSS: 1-ESS1-2, 1.RI.1, 1.RI.2, 1.RI.4, 1.RI.5, 1.RI.7

Skills: Based on the NGSS 1.ESS1-2, Students discover concepts about seasons and the sun (rotate and revolve) using complex text and text dependent questions, diagrams, drawing, ...

Description: In this half day lesson plan, divided into 3 segments, 1st grade students will discover concepts about seasons and the sun (rotate and revolve) based on the NGSS 1.ESS1-2 using diagrams, drawing, labeling, chanting and collaborative discussions.

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Tens and Ones: Numbers 11-19

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Tens and Ones: Numbers 11-19

Kindergarten • Half Day Lesson Plan

Subject:
Math, Numbers and Operations in Base Ten

Type:
Half Day Lesson Plan

CCSS: K.NBT.1

Skills: Bundle Objects into Groups of Tens and Ones, Count by Tens and Ones, Guess Numbers in the Teens by Listening to Clues About the Number ...

Description: This fully scripted Kindergarten half day lesson plan is broken down into 2 separate segments (60 minutes each). These lessons address Numbers in Base Ten: compose and decompose numbers 11-19 into tens and ones (K.NBT.1.1).

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Tens & Ones: 10 More, 10 Less

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Tens & Ones: 10 More, 10 Less

1st Grade • Half Day Lesson Plan

Subject:
Math, Numbers and Operations in Base Ten

Type:
Half Day Lesson Plan

CCSS: 1.NBT.2, 1.NBT.5

Skills: Math Numbers and Operations in Base Ten, Add and Subtract 1 and 10, Understand 2 digits of a 2 digit number represent amounts of tens ...

Description: In this 2 segment, 2 hour lesson, 1st grade students will practice understanding that the 2 digits of a 2 digit number represent amounts of tens and ones and mentally find 10 less or 10 more than a number without counting.

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Telling Time to the Nearest Hour & Half Hour

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Telling Time to the Nearest Hour & Half Hour

1st Grade • Half Day Lesson Plan

Subject:
Math, Measurement and Data

Type:
Half Day Lesson Plan

CCSS: 1.MD.3

Skills: Tell time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks & Writing time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks

Description: First Grade half day of math lesson plans containing 3 separate segments (30-60 minutes each) addressing Measurement & Data: (1MD.3). These lessons include: Introduction to Telling Time to the Hour, Drawing Hour and Minute Hands on a Clock & Writing Times and Games: I Spy a Clock, Tic-Tac-Toe Clocks.

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Tell and Write Time to the Nearest Five Minutes

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Tell and Write Time to the Nearest Five Minutes

2nd Grade • Half Day Lesson Plan

Subject:
Math, Measurement and Data

Type:
Half Day Lesson Plan

CCSS: 2.MD.7

Skills: Tell and Write Time from Analog and Digital Clocks to the Nearest Five Minutes, Using a.m. and p.m., and Draw Hour and Minute Hands on ...

Description: Second Grade half day of math lesson plans containing 3 separate segments (30-60 minutes each) addressing Measurement & Data: telling time to the nearest five minutes (2.MD.7). These lessons include: an introduction to telling time to the nearest five minutes, practice making time on clocks, a clock project, drawing hour and minute hands on clocks, matching digital times to analog clocks/matching analog clocks to digital times, and games to practice reading and writing time to the nearest five minutes.

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