Empty Layer.

Empty Layer.

Empty Layer.

Empty Layer.

Empty Layer.

Empty Layer.

Empty Layer.

Empty Layer.

Empty Layer.

Empty Layer.

Home

Professional Learning

Instructional StrategiesLesson PlansProfessional Learning

BetterLesson helps teachers and leaders make growth towards professional goals.

See what we offerLearn more about

Counting the Total

1st Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Working with Numbers, Operations, and Story Problems

Big Idea:Prove you're right! That will be what you say to students, when they tell you that they have found all of the combinations for today's story problem.

We're Tied!

1st Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Understanding Equality

Big Idea:Students apply what they learned about the inequality symbols and explore the meaning of the equal sign all while playing a fun, interactive game!

Skiing or Boarding?

1st Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Data and Analysis

Big Idea:Next week marks the start of our Skiing and Snowboarding program at the Waitsfield School. Today the students will find out what each classmate would prefer to do.

Math Fact Sorting

1st Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Solving 3 Addend Problems

Big Idea:Students work to solve multiple 3 part number sentences and determine if they are equal or not! Students practice using less than, equal to and greater than language!

Greater Than, Less Than, Equal To

1st Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Understanding Equality

Big Idea:Students prepare to use the >, < and = symbols in this lesson focused on inequality language!

Sequencing Numbers in Counting Order

1st Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Counting & Comparing

Big Idea:Why is 4 less than 6? Why is 8 more than 5? Why, Why, Why! Today the students will explore the concept of the value of numbers and how to order them by their value.

Vocabulary Review/ Written & Oral Math Language

1st Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Ordering Numbers

Big Idea:First graders have so much vocabulary to learn in every subject area. When comparing numbers students should learn; more, fewer, greater than, less than, least, greatest, between, before and after.

Top It!

1st Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Understanding Equality

Big Idea:Students play Top It! with a partner and practice place value and learn the terms "greater" and "less".

Ordering 3 Numbers

1st Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Ordering Numbers

Big Idea: We need our little ones to understand how to use a number line to order numbers by placing them in order from least to greatest.

Greater Than

1st Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Numbers and Place Value

Big Idea:Greater Gator! This lesson has students making models to compare two digit numbers.

Three Stacks

1st Grade Math

Â» Unit:

The Number 10 and the Addition and Subtraction Concept

Big Idea:Students use connecting cubes in a game to create a visual representation of combination to 10. The lesson ends with the students solving story problems with relational ship thinking.

Ordering Numbers: Unit Review and Test

1st Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Ordering Numbers

Big Idea:Assessments at this age are necessary for our little ones to learn to attend to precision and for us to determine what needs to be reviewed or retaught.

Greater Gator

1st Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Understanding Equality

Big Idea:This lesson introduces students to the inequality symbols while playing a game called Greater Gator!

True or False?

1st Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Understanding Equality

Big Idea:Take the comparison gator symbols to a whole new level in this lesson! Students apply their understanding of the inequality symbols to distinguish between statements that are true and false.

What's Under the Sheet? Part,Part, Total Within 10 and 20

1st Grade Math

Â» Unit:

The Number 10 and the Addition and Subtraction Concept

Big Idea:Don't sweep it under the rug but rather hide it under the sheet. Today students will play a missing addend game called What's Under the Sheet.

1.NBT.B.2

Understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones. Understand the following as special cases:

1.NBT.B.3

Compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits, recording the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, and <.