If you are a new reader here, WELCOME! This post is part of a series to help plan for teaching certain skills.
I talk about the background in my first post HERE.
In an effort to make the planning easier for you, I decided to put together a series of posts that helps you set up for teaching a particular skill. Not a theme. I actually don’t teach around themes. YIKES. Close your ears and don’t throw tomatoes. It was just the way I was trained and for me, makes sense. More on that later though….if you’d like. 🙂
First of all, let me preface this by saying, this is just a jumping off point.
Today, let’s talk about Geometry.
For the purpose of this post, I won’t get super detailed because I know you are all from almost every grade level. YAY! I will be gearing most of this to elementary teachers though.
I shared in my first post on starting with standards/objectives, assessments, and activities. Here I put together manipulatives and a list of books you can use to teach geometry. Literature is one way you can connect the skill to the kids. You can use it at the beginning of a unit, in small groups, or just have out during independent reading time. It is such a valuable resource and the kids will LOVE it. Even the big kids.
Ask your principal, PTO/PTA, donors choose, public library, grant, etc. to start stocking your grade levels bank of math resources.
Here they are:
8. Real World Objects…like a soda can!
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I truly hope this helps you plan your teaching. xo, april