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* Calculating with Candy *. Curriculum for teaching Addition, Subtraction, and Estimation Caitlin Buzzell and Dena Raffa. Curriculum Context:. 1 st Grade Classroom (lessons and activities are easily adjustable for wide range of learning levels of children) Hartford Public Elementary School

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calculating with candy

* Calculating with Candy *

Curriculum for teaching Addition, Subtraction, and Estimation

Caitlin Buzzell and Dena Raffa

curriculum context
Curriculum Context:
  • 1st Grade Classroom (lessons and activities are easily adjustable for wide range of learning levels of children)
  • Hartford Public Elementary School
  • Time Frame: 2 hours a day for about 6 days.
objectives
Objectives:
  • Work individually, with peers and with more mature learners.
  • Students will be able to apply each area of math to real life situations.
  • Blooms Taxonomy Students will spend time on the understanding (describe, identify), application (interpret, solve, write), and synthesis (formulate, organize, write) stage.
objectives from ct framework
Objectives: (from CT Framework)
  • Students will be able to “use models and pictures to demonstrate understanding of equivalent forms of numbers .”
  • “Students will add, subtract with whole numbers, estimation and develop strategies for selecting the appropriate computational and operational methods for solving problems.”
  • “Students will use #’s to count, compare, order and use a variety of numerical representations to present, interpret, communicate and connect various kinds of numerical information.”
addition day 1 2
Addition (Day 1&2):
  • Simple 1 digit addition worksheet to start of the unit
  • M&M Candy Activity (Individual):
      • Distribute packages of M&M’s and ask students to…
          • Count how many are in there cup.
          • Arrange by similar colors.
          • Count how many in each group then place in a line accordingly from least to most.
addition day 1 26
Addition (Day 1&2):

M&M activity continued (Group):

  • Write on paper the addition sentence that represents your partner’s # plus your # and the total they equal together.
  • Combine the your M&M’s with your partners and:
      • Rearrange them by their color.
      • Recount them and put into new line accordingly from least to most.

End unit with a 2 digit complex addition worksheet.

subtraction day 3 4
Subtraction (Day 3&4):
  • Begin with easy worksheet.
  • Jellybean activity.
  • End with a more complex worksheet.
subtraction day 3 48
Subtraction (Day 3&4):

Jellybean activity (Groups of 4):

  • Hand out 25 jellybeans to each group.
  • Pair up within the group.
  • One partner will remove certain amount from pile
  • Partner will write down sentence in word form the equation that just took place.
testing day 5
Testing (Day 5):
  • Worksheet with 100 addition & subtraction problems
      • Receive a worksheet of 100 problems and compete with classmates to see how many they can accurately complete in a two minute period.
  • Around the World game
      • Students compete with one another to see who can correctly answer the problem on the flash card
estimation day 6
Estimation (Day 6):
  • Give brief lesson on estimation:
        • Define estimation
        • Show examples
        • Take questions
  • Gumdrop activity:
      • Place children in groups of 4 or 5.
      • Have 10 jars at each table full of gumdrops in increments of 5

(5, 10, 15, 20, 25)

      • Have children analyze and estimate how many are in each jar.
      • Then have them arrange in a line accordingly from least to most.
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