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Mimosa-Growing with Mathematics Tie-ins
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First Grade Focus - Multiple Topics Covered
These math resource links can be included in lesson plans, teacher web pages, etc. to assist students as they explore and learn math concepts. Additional resources will be added as they are reviewed.
AAAmath-1st Grade topics
Topics support Mimosa topics.
Scholastic Online Activities
Math Maven Mysteries - students use problem solving and critical thinking skills to solve these mysteries. A nice variety to choose from. Could be used either individually or adapted to group work.
Grade 1 Web Activities
MHSchool.com offers a student activity sheet with an Internet link to answer questions.
First Grade Activities
Online activities that support 1st grade activities.
First Grade Skills
Math activities across topics covered in 1st grade.
First Grade Backpack - Math Activities
1. Exploring Mathematics/Reviewing Numbers up to Ten
One False Move
*Sequencing Numbers* - Funbrain.Com offers this game on sequencing numbers from lowest to highest or highest to lowest. There are 3 levels of play.
2. Using Addition and Subtraction
Math Fact Practice
Learning Planet offers this timed game to practice facts. Has sound and requires shockwave. Choices are addition, subtraction, multiplication & division
Offered by HBSchool, addition and subtraction activities.
Little Animals Activity Centre - Math
Offered by the BBC - practice addition and subtraction online.
3. Addition Sentences
4. Addition Fact Strategies - Counting on
5. Investigating Numbers 11 and 12
6. Measurement -Length, Volume, and Weight
Gamequarium has online activities and games to support students developing measurement skills.
Max's Measuring Mania
Scholastic provides this online activity. Students measure items in their class, record results and return results to Scholastic.
7. The Numbers 13, 14, and 15
8. Investigating 2D and 3D Shapes
Birds Eye View
Learn how pilots use polygons and 2 & 3 dimensional views to fly a helicopter.
Create a Tangram
Find out where Tangrams originate from, and create your own online.
10. The Numbers 16 and 17
11. The Numbers 18 and 19
Addition Facts to 20
Practice your facts up to number 20.
12. Using Money
Adding Nickels & Pennies
In this activity, students add pennies and nickels.
Addiing Dimes, Nickels & Pennies
FunBrain offers this game to practice making change - offers easy, medium, hard levels.
U.S.Treasury Page for Kids
Site provides information on money, online tour and activities.
13. Exploring Equal Groups
14. Visual Representation
All About Geometry
Explains the different shapes.
15. Exploring Addition
Five in a Row
Practice your facts and work toward getting 5 in a row.
Multiplication - Numbers up to 12
Kidport offers this skills based game.
16. Tens and Ones
Adding Two-digit numbers to 100
Kidport offers this addition game - skills based.
Mini-lesson on Tens and Ones
Provides visual representation.
17. Adding Two-digit numbers
Online & Printable Activities
Practice facts up to 20, and add two-digit numbers.
18.Investigating Units of Measurement
All About Comparing
Choose Units of Measurement, or other categories.
19. Subtraction Sentences
20. Relating Addition and Subtraction
Subtraction Activities & Worksheets
Practice facts up to 20, and subtract 2-digit numbers.
21. Making Equal Groups
22. Subtraction Strategies
Subtracting 2 Digit Numbers to 100
Kidport offers this subtraction game - skills based.
23. Problem Solving with Money
Money Experience for Kids
Three activity choices: Making Change, Spending Money, Piggy Bank Breakin (counting).
Ice Cream Shop
Scholastic offers this online activity and an activity worksheet. Could be used as a group activity.
All About Money
Count, Add & Subtract money.
U.S. Mint for Kids-Money
Various games and activities geared toward elementary level students.
24. Area and Fractions
The purpose of this site is to help reduce fraction anxiety (*it has a name -Fractionitis) by providing a visual to understand fractions. Multiple topics regarding fractions are available.
A Tale about Zeke and Zack
A poem and activity page on fractions - offered by Scholastic.
Time Experience for Kids
Time for a Crime
Scholastic offers this mystery for students to solve.
Graph Activity from Marilyn Burns
Listed on Creative Classroom Online, this lesson links collecting data and graphing.
Skittles Challenge -2002
**This is a collaborative project with participating schools starting January 15, 2002 -March 23, 2002. Each student brings in their own bag of Skittles (red package, original fruit, 2.17 oz size) to divide by color, count and tally on an individual basis. Class compiles results and forwards them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Tally forms are available online along with additional activity suggestions.
Create a Graph
Choose a graph type, label & enter data, then click create a Graph. Graphs can be printed or copied into another product.
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This resource designed and maintained by:
Susan Herook, Instructional Technology Specialist
(Last Updated April 2004)