Big Idea:Children are surrounded by reading, seeing words and letters all around them. They are not as aware of the numbers in their world. Children who recognize the numbers around them will gain a better understanding of how numbers help solve problems.
Big Idea:Most students think of money when they’re asked where they see math in their world. While money is all around them, they rarely get to use it themselves. This lesson reviews coin identification
Big Idea:The Common Core doesn't include time as a strand, but the ability to use time to reason about the passage of time, and the ability to use a single number on the clock to represent two different quantities are part of the mathematical practices.
Big Idea:Measurement is one of the 4 Critical Areas in 2nd Grade Math. At the start of the year, students are exposed to a variety of ideas about what math really is.
Measurement is one important areas of math that students don't often think of.