Strategies for Common Core Mathematics

Implementing the Standards for Mathematical Practice, K-5

By Leslie Texas, Tammy Jones

© 2013 – Routledge

160 pages

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Paperback: 9781596672420
pub: 2013-04-30
Hardback: 9781138126411
pub: 2015-10-06

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About the Book

This new, practical book provides an explanation of each of the eight mathematical practices and gives elementary school educators specific instructional strategies that align with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.

Math teachers, curriculum coordinators, and district math supervisors get practical ideas on how to engage elementary school students in mathematical practices, develop problem-solving skills, and promote higher-order thinking. Learn how to scaffold activities across grades and get strategies you can implement immediately in your classroom. All K-5 mathematics educators should have this book in their professional libraries!

Table of Contents

Section 1: The Doorway to the Common Core

Section 2: Framing Strategies for Implementing SMPs #1, #5, and #6

Problem-Solving Process

Visual Vocabulary

Puzzling Problems

Section 3: Strategies for Implementing Combinations of SMPs

ABC Sum Race

Grid Games

Matching Mania

Walk This Way

What’s My Move?

Appendix A: Blackline Masters for Strategies and Illustrations

Appendix B: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics Resources

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