Strategy: Shorter and Longer
Content Area(s): Measurement, Representation
Targeted Needs of Student(s):
Students who learn best through visual representations.
Goal:
This activity sheet will help students compare varying lengths and then sort through base

Bunk Bed Problems
Subject: 1st grade Math
Content Area/ Process Area: Numbers and Operations
Common Core:1. OA. 1: Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve one and two step word
problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting toget

Comparing Alligators
Subject: KG Math
Standard: Numbers and Operations
Common Core: K.CC.C.7 Compare two numbers between 1 and 10 presented as written
numerals.
Targeted Needs of Student:
Students need an understanding of greater than, less than, and equa

One Less
Subject: 1st Grade Math
Content Area/ Process Area: Numbers and Operations
Common Core: 1. OA. 6: Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and
subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten (e.g.
8+6=8

Subject: Math/ Butterfly Fractions
Content Area/ Process Area: Number & Operations
Common Core:
CCSS.Math.Content.5.NF.A.1 Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators (including mixed numbers)
by replacing given fractions with equivalent fractions

Counting Cup
Subject: KG Math
Content Area/ Process Area: Numbers and Operations
Common Core: K. CC. 5: Count to answer how many? questions about as many as 20 things
arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scatt

Dominoes Addition
Subject: 1st Grade Math
Content Area/ Process Area: Numbers and Operations
Common Core:1. OA. 3: Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract.
Examples: If 8+3=11 is known, then 3+8=11 is also known. (Commutative prop

One More/One Less Scoop
Subject: 1st Grade Math
Content Area/ Process Area: Numbers and Operations
Common Core: 1. OA. 5: Relate counting to addition and subtraction (e.g. by counting on 2 to
add 2).
Targeted Needs of Student:
This strategy would be used

The Kings Chessboard
Subject: 4th Grade Math
Standard: Problem Solving/ Algebra
Common Core: 4th Grade: 4.NBT.B.5 Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a onedigit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place

Name the Coin
Subject: 2nd grade Math
Standard: Measurement
Common Core: Grade: 2.MD.C.8 Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes,
nickels, and pennies, using $ and symbols appropriately. Example: If you have 2 dimes and 3
pennies, how

SES 472 Strategies Notebook
Strategy: Pumpkin Comparison
Content Area(s): Measurement, Communication
Targeted Needs of Student(s):
Students who are learning to think abstractly.
Goal:
After completing this activity, students will have be able to think mat

A Fraction Is
Subject: Fractions
Content Area / Process Area: Numbers & Operations / Communication
Common Core: Grade 3 - 3.NF.A.1 Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part
when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a frac

Basketball Math
Subject: Practice with Fractions
Content Area / Process Area: Numbers & Operations / Connections/ Communications
Common Core: Grade 4 - 4.NF.A.2 Compare two fractions with different numerators and
different denominators, e.g., by creating

FindaBuddyWho
Subject: measuring & conversions
Content Area / Process Area: Measurement / Communications
Common Core: Grade 5 - 5.MD.A.1 Convert among different-sized standard
measurement units within a given measurement system (e.g., convert 5 cm to 0.05

PlaceValueBINGO
Subject: Place value 0-99
Content Area / Process Area: Numbers & Operations / Communication
Common Core: Grade 1 - 1.NBT.B.2 Understand that the two digits of a two-digit
number represent amounts of tens and ones.
Target Needs of Student:

PretzelSticks&Marshmallows
Subject: making shapes
Content Area / Process Area: Geometry / Representation
Common Core: Kindergarten - K.G.B.5 Model shapes in the world by building shapes
from components (e.g., sticks and clay balls) and drawing shapes.
Tar

My Pizza Is
Subject: Fractions and circle partitioning
Content Area / Process Area:
Numbers & Operations, Geometry / Representation
Common Core: Grade 1 - 1.G.A.3 Partition circles and rectangles into two and four equal shares,
describe the shares using t

Types of Angles
Subject: Math
Content Area/ Process Area: Geometry
Common Core: 4.MD Geometric measurement: understand concepts of angle and measure angles.
Targeted Needs of Student:
Students working on learning the different types of angles.
Goal: Stude

Coin Poem
Subject: 2nd grade Math
Standard: Measurement
Common Core: 2nd Grade: 2.MD.C.8 Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters,
dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and symbols appropriately. Example: If you have 2 dimes
and 3 pennies, how

Coin Critters
Subject: 2nd grade Math
Content Area/ Process Area: Measurement
Common Core: CCSS.Math.Content.2.MD.C.8 Solve word problems involving dollar bills,
quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and symbols appropriately. Example: If you hav

Big G Chart
Subject: 3rd grade Math
Content Area/ Process Area: Measurement / Representation
Common Core: 3.MD.2 Solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of
time, liquid volumes, and masses of objects. Measure and estimate liquid v