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									Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                                                              UNIT 1: WELCOME TO FIRST GRADE
                        » What methods and strategies can we use to
    Essential           explain counting in familiar and everyday                                  Curriculum Infusion                                                    Levels of Instruction
    Questions:          experiences?




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    Objectives                     Suggested Activities/Strategies

Develop computation
skills and strategies   Look Around You (literacy)
                        Students may design pictures of a house and count
                                                                                                                 X                X
                                                                                                                                                              X             X               X             X          X           X
                        windows and doors. Set up a counting station. Create a
                        counting store.
                        Place numbers on the windows as they count. Using
                        Lesson 2 SG as a guide to create your own sheet for
                        students to count objects in class or at home. They should
                                                                                                      X                                                                     X
                        have a picture; word and space for a number
                        Extension: Have students create a counting Book Pg 16 Unit
                        1 URG                                                           X                                                                                                   X

Practice computation    We‟re Counting on You :The Train Game (Overhead )
skills                  Before assessment SG pg. 2 set up counting station. Use                                  X                X                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        the Train Game as a center.


Order numbers           More or Less (Overhead )
                        Count everyday objects to see if it is more or less. Use dice                                                                         X             X               X             X          X           X
                        to see if it is more or less.                                                            X
                        Have emergent learners build with cubes while rolling with
                        the dice.                                                                     X                                                                     X

Classify and record     More or Less (Overhead )                                                                 X
numbers                 Set up a center that has a number matching game.                                                                                      X             X               X             X                      X




New Brunswick Public Schools                                              1 of 29                                                                                                                               2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                                         UNIT 2: PENNIES, POCKETS, AND PARTS
                        >> What methods can we use and explain to
    Essential           represent a number in different ways?
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    Objectives                     Suggested Activities/Strategies

Gather, record and      Favorite Colors /Pocket Graph (Overhead )
organize data           Hint: Use large chart paper to model data tables.                                      X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        Use sticks that can be bundled to introduce tallie marks.
                        Create game “show me” and give numbers that students                        X                                                                    X
                        can represent with sticks

Count using tally       Favorite Colors (Overhead/Literacy )
marks                   Have students practice counting different objects and using                            X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                                                                                                                               X
                        tally marks.

Use tables and          Pocket Graph/What‟s in that Pocket (Overhead )                                         X               X
graphs                  Enlarge chart paper to model to complete.                                                                                          X             X               X             X          X           X

Explore relationships   Ten Frames (Overhead )
between numbers         Use beans and counter at a station.                                                    X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        Have students draw pictures in a ten frame; say the number
                        and write the number.
                                                                                                    X                                                                    X




New Brunswick Public Schools                                                2 of 29                                                                                                                          2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                       UNIT 2: PENNIES, POCKETS, AND PARTS
                        » What methods can we use and explain to
    Essential           represent a number in different ways?
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Write number            Ten Frames/Think and Spin/ Pocket Graph/What‟s in that                                                  X
sentences               Pocket (Overhead/Literacy )
                        You can introduce missing addends but it might be best to                               X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        reintroduce in Unit 13.
                        Fill in the tens frame for SE students.
                                                                                                     X                                                                    X
                        Good activity with spinner for GT students                     X                                                                                  X               X

Construct a bar graph   Pockets Graph (Overhead/Literacy )                                                      X
                        Hint: Use large chart paper to model the bar graph                                                      X                           X             X               X             X          X           X

Compare, contrast       Purchasing with Pennies (Overhead/Literacy )
and explain solution    Set up a school store and have a different task for students                            X               X                 X         X             X               X             X          X           X
strategies              to complete.
                        Small group. Give students the coins to determine how
                        much
                                                                                                     X                                                                    X
                        Work alone on same activity. All students need play money
                        to make connections
                                                                                       X                                                                                  X




New Brunswick Public Schools                                              3 of 29                                                                                                                             2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                       UNIT 3: EXPLORING SHAPES
                       » What characteristics and interrelationships of 2-D
    Essential          shapes can we identify and explain in our
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Gather, record and     Weather1 : Eye on the Sky /How Many Does It Take
organize data in a     (Overhead/Science)
table                  Use large chart paper to model the data table.
*Save weather map
                                                                                                                X               X                 X         X             X               X             X          X           X
for winter activity


Count using tally      Weather1 : Eye on the Sky (Overhead/Science)
marks                  Have students practice counting different objects and using                              X               X                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                       tally marks.


Transfer data from a   Weather1 : Eye on the Sky (Overhead/Science)
table to a graph       Use large chart paper to model the transfer of the data table                                            X                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                       to the data graph.                                                                       X
                       Students can work alone to transfer data table to the graph     X                                                                                  X

Use graphs to make     Weather1 : Eye on the Sky (Overhead/Science)
predictions            Make a weather station for students to predict the weather                                            X
                       and have a weather person to check the predictions on the                                X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                       computer.
                       Students create a weather station and use the district
                       website to gather information, then have students make          X                        X                                                                         X
                       predictions.




New Brunswick Public Schools                                             4 of 29                                                                                                                              2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                                                                                   UNIT 3: EXPLORING SHAPES
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    Essential            shapes can we identify and explain in our
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    Objectives                      Suggested Activities/Strategies

Explore shapes in the    Shapes Around Us (Overhead)
environment              Gather examples of 2-d shapes in the real world and create                                               X
                         a chart.                                                                                 X                                           X             X               X             X                      X


Sketch Shapes            Shapes Around Us (Overhead)
                         Create a center for students to practice sketching shapes.                               X                                           X             X               X             X                      X
                         Students can fill in shapes created by teacher, then create a
                         picture using pattern blocks                                                  X                                                                                    X
                         Create pictures using pattern blocks and identify shapes.       X                                                                                                  X

Discover, identify and   Shapes Around Us /Shapes Around Us (Overhead)                                            X
communicate              Create a chart of shapes with the properties and names.                                                                              X             X               X             X          X           X
properties of shapes
                         Place shapes in a bag have students reach in and describe
                         the shape to model for the class. Then everyone should          X                                                                                  X
                         have a chance.


Compare and              Describing Shapes (Overhead)
contrast shapes          Place box of 2-d shapes in center for student pairs to                                   X                                           X             X               X             X                      X
                         compare.




New Brunswick Public Schools                                               5 of 29                                                                                                                              2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                                                                               UNIT 3: EXPLORING SHAPES
                       » What characteristics and interrelationships of 2-D
    Essential          shapes can we identify and explain in our
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    Questions:         environment?




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Create polygons with   Seven Ways to Make a Hexagon (Overhead)
smaller shapes         Set up pattern blocks in center and allow students to                                  X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                       explore.

Solve geometric        How Many Does It Take/Mystery Figure (Overhead)                                        X
problems                                                                                                                                                  X             X               X             X          X           X
                       For students who have shown the ability to find the mystery
                       figure have them come up and make the mystery figure.         X                                                                                                  X




New Brunswick Public Schools                                             6 of 29                                                                                                                            2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                                     UNIT 4: ADDING TO SOLVE PROBLEMS
                      » What mathematical language and strategies can
    Essential         we use to write number sentences for real world
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    Questions:        addition problems?




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    Objectives                   Suggested Activities/Strategies

Pair objects          Exploring Even and Odd Numbers (Overhead)
                      Use counters, beans, cups –Students will grab handfuls of                            X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                      beans and decide if it is odd or even.

Relate odd and even   Exploring Even and Odd Numbers (Overhead)
numbers to groups     Use number lines and markers. Students will color the
                      number showing the groupings from grabbing handful of                                X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                      beans.
                      Have students color in the even numbers DAB pg 39
                                                                                                X                                                                    X

Create and solve      The Pet Shop (Overhead/calculator/ Literacy)
addition problems     Give student picture cards example(Three Kittens and two                                             X                 X
                      Dogs)                                                                                                                            X             X               X             X          X           X
                      Use open-ended sheet for students to record                                          X
                      (_____ +______=___)

Create number         The Pet Shop (Overhead/calculator/ Literacy)
sentences for real    Have students draw pictures of pets and write their own                              X               X                           X             X               X             X          X           X
world situations      number sentences.
                      Students can model number sentences with cubes.                           X                                                                    X
                      Have students write number sentences with 3 numbers Pg
                      32 SG Extention Pg 41 DAB Write a story to represent        X                                                                                  X               X
                      number sentence.




New Brunswick Public Schools                                           7 of 29                                                                                                                           2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                                        UNIT 4: ADDING TO SOLVE PROBLEMS
                       » What mathematical language and strategies can
    Essential          we use to write number sentences for real world
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    Questions:         addition problems?




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    Objectives                    Suggested Activities/Strategies

Model addition using   Parts and Wholes (Overhead)
manipulatives          Use Tims Tips URGp119 –Provide blank paper strips for                                  X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                       students to partition the number into groupings. Pg. 43 DAB
                       Separate strips and make them bigger so that students can
                       use cubes to model parts and wholes. Give students an                       X                                                                    X               X
                       exact number of cubes
                       Students may choose not to use cubes or do not give them
                       an exact amount and use higher numbers.                       X                                                                                  X               X

Solve addition         Counting On to Add (Overhead/computer)
problems by            Use Website “First Grade Interactive.com”                                              X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
“counting on”




New Brunswick Public Schools                                            8 of 29                                                                                                                             2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                       UNIT 5: GROUPING AND COUNTING
                        What methods and strategies can we use for
    Essential           grouping and counting data from an experiment?
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    Objectives                     Suggested Activities/Strategies

Count objects by twos   Skip Counting
                        Do this lesson after 5‟s and 10‟s. show students the pattern
                        in counting by 2‟s. Have students count by 2‟s and highlight
                        the pattern on a 100‟s chart.
                                                                                                                                                            X             X               X             X          X           X



Group and count         Counting by Fives and Tens (Overhead)
pennies by fives and    While you are tracing students‟ hands the rest of the class                             X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
tens                    can be working on previously learned skills or centers.

Trade pennies for       Counting by Fives and Tens (Overhead)
nickels and dimes       Set up a center where children can practice trading pennies                             X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        for nickels and dimes

Group and name          Colors (Overhead)
numbers                 Hint: Use bags of mini chocolate chip cookies to model                                  X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        sharing and motivate students.




New Brunswick Public Schools                                              9 of 29                                                                                                                             2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                     UNIT 5: GROUPING AND COUNTING
                         What methods and strategies can we use for
    Essential            grouping and counting data from an experiment?
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    Objectives                      Suggested Activities/Strategies

Understand the need
for the complete         I‟ve got a Little List (Overhead/ Literacy)                                          X            X
information in a data    Hint: Use Math Journals and have students explain Journal
table                    Prompt
                                                                                                                                                          X             X               X             X                      X
                         URGp155 Model how to answer open-ended questions.


Record data in a table   Colors (Overhead)
                         Hint: Use large chart paper to model the data tables.                                X                                           X             X               X             X                      X
                         (use colored markers to show colors)

Represent data on a      Colors (Overhead)
bar graph                Hint: Enlarge a class graph and laminate (use colored                                                                            X             X               X             X                      X
                         markers to model filling in bars)                                                    X

Use tables and           Colors (Overhead)                                                                    X                                           X             X               X             X                      X
graphs to make           Use class charts and graphs to make predictions(URGp161-
predictions              Extension Activity)
                                                                                     X                                                                                                                X




New Brunswick Public Schools                                              10 of 29                                                                                                                          2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                 UNIT 6: MEASUREMENT: LENGTH

    Essential        What methods can we use to predict and
                     represent the measure of length or distance with                       Curriculum Infusion                                                   Levels of Instruction
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                     nonstandard units?




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    Objectives                   Suggested Activities/Strategies

Group and count by                                                                                        X
                     Linking Up (Overhead )                                                                                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
fives
                     Use different colored links and practice counting by 5‟s
                     Create a sheet with pictures of the objects you want the
                     students to measure in the classroom.
                                                                                               X                                                                    X               X

Use non standard     Linking Up /Rolling Along with Links (Overhead )
units to measure     Assign team jobs, recorder, measurer, etc. Model and
length               discuss procedures, set up mini model lesson to                                      X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                     demonstrate at circle time.

Use numbers and      Linking Up/ Give‟ em an Inch /Rolling Along with Links
units to represent   (Overhead/ computer )                                                                                                            X             X               X             X          X           X
length               Use Website “First Grade Interactive.com”                                            X

Measure, compare     Rolling Along with Links (Overhead )
and order length     Have different links made up and have students compare                               X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                     and order each one.




New Brunswick Public Schools                                          11 of 29                                                                                                                          2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                         UNIT 6: MEASUREMENT: LENGTH
                        What methods can we use to predict and
    Essential           represent the measure of length or distance with
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    Questions:          nonstandard units?




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     Objectives                     Suggested Activities/Strategies

Conduct an              Rolling Along with Links (Overhead )
experiment              Set up center for student to bring their own car to test which                                                                        X             X               X             X          X           X
                        one rolls the fastest-                                                                    X

Measure a length        Using Unusual Units (Overhead )
using different units   Set up a center where children practice measuring shapes                                  X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        using different units.
                        Create additional measuring practice activities.                               X                                                                                    X

Compare                 Using Unusual Units / Rolling Along with Links (Overhead )
measurements            Set up a center with Ribbon, yarn or string of different
                        lengths for measuring with links-make a recording sheet and                               X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        use.




New Brunswick Public Schools                                              12 of 29                                                                                                                              2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                    UNIT 7: PATTERNS AND DESIGNS
                       » What  methods and strategies can we use to
    Essential          identify, describe and build patterns in designs?
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    Objectives                    Suggested Activities/Strategies

Develop a general      Line Up (Overhead)
sense of patterns      Play the game “What‟s my Pattern?” Ask students to match                              X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                       the pattern blocks by size, shape, and color.

Name, extend,          Pick Apart a Pattern/Name Patterns (Overhead )                                        X
translate and record                                                                                                                                     X             X               X             X          X           X
patterns
                       Begin with regular translations                                            X                                                                    X
                       Let students create their own patterns from teacher
                       translations                                                 X                                        X                                                         X
                       Use Website “First Grade Interactive.com” for patterns.

Use symbols to         Pick Apart a Pattern/Name Patterns (Overhead)
represent patterns     Have students practice making name patterns with different                            X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                       names.
                       Create a practice sheet with spacing for students to place
                       ABBA..etc under the pattern.
                                                                                                  X                                                                    X

Create patterns        Pick Apart a Pattern/Name Patterns (Overhead)
                       Use an ink stamps for students to create patterns.
                       Have students design their own placemat using the pattern
                                                                                                                                                         X             X               X             X          X           X
                       blocks.                                                                               X
                       Students can be given precut shapes to also create
                       patterns.
                                                                                                  X                                                                                    X
                       Students can cut out their shapes                            X                                                                                                  X




New Brunswick Public Schools                                            13 of 29                                                                                                                           2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                                                        UNIT 7: PATTERNS AND DESIGNS
                     What methods and strategies can we use to
    Essential        identify, describe and build patterns in designs?
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    Objectives                   Suggested Activities/Strategies

Explore line         Pattern Block Symmetry/Balancing Act
symmetry             (Overhead Mira)
                     Ask math specialist for miras and set up as a center. Have
                     students make shapes of pattern blocks or pictures and use
                     miras to trace. Have them color and display as bulletin                               X                                            X             X               X             X          X           X
                     board. With emergent learners instead of tracing the mira
                     images have them repeat the simple pattern with the shapes
                     or pattern blocks. Emphasize the flipping of the shapes
                     since it will be on the Terra Nova test.
                     Students can fold paper, cut a shape then open to see the
                     symmetry.                                                                  X                                                                                     X




New Brunswick Public Schools                                        14 of 29                                                                                                                              2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                       UNIT 8: SUBTRACTING TO SOLVE PROBLEMS
                       » How  can we use mathematical language and
    Essential          strategies to write number sentences for real
                                                                                                  Curriculum Infusion                                                   Levels of Instruction
    Questions:         world subtraction problems?




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Develop language for
subtraction stories                                                                                             X            X                              X             X               X             X          X           X
                       At the Circus/Clowning Around/Our Own Stories
                       (Overhead /S.S.)
                       Find posters that have multiple pictures of animals or circus
                       performers and use them in small group so they can write a
                       subtraction story. Make a list of subtraction words and hang
                                                                                                     X                                                                    X               X
                       in class.

Model subtraction      At the Circus /Clowning Around/Our Own Stories
using manipulatives    (Overhead /S.S.)                                                                                         X
                       Can set up a big tent work mat and have students draw                                    X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                       pictures of circus performers and write number sentences.
                       Make pictures and/or use cutouts to model number
                       sentences. Lesson must be visual.
                                                                                                     X                                                                    X

Learn to partition     How Many in the Bag
numbers                Use paper bags and have students partition different sets of                                                                         X             X               X             X          X           X
from ten to twenty     counters by placing them in the correct labeled bag.

Use the counting up    How Many in the Bag/Making Flip Books
strategy to find the   Use Website “First Grade Interactive.com” to practice                                    X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
missing part           subtraction problems.




New Brunswick Public Schools                                             15 of 29                                                                                                                             2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                       UNIT 9: GROUPING BY TENS
                        » How can we use the language of tens and ones
    Essential           to describe the number names for groups of
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    Questions:          everyday materials?




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Group and count by      Spill the Beans/ Full of Beans (Overhead)
ten                     Have students practice grouping beans in groups of tens.                                X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        They should then count by tens and ones.

Name numbers using      Spill the Beans (Overhead)                                                              X
grouping and            Set up a group of beans or cubes and have students write                                                                            X             X               X             X          X           X
conventional            the number.
language
                        Use egg crates with no more than 40 beans.
                                                                                                     X                                                                    X
                        Extension Activity URG Pg 284: Have students identify
                        which totals are between ranges.                               X                                                                                                                X

Represent numbers       More or less than 100 (Overhead)
using cubes             Set up a bucket of cubes and different numbers and have                                 X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        students represent the number.

Connect two digit       The 50 Chart (Overhead)
numbers with            Cut apart a 100‟s chart using numbers i-50. Make a puzzle
groupings of tens and   using horizontal and vertical shapes and place at the center
                                                                                                                                                            X             X               X             X          X           X
ones                    station.
                        Only use horizontal strips                                                   X                                                                    X




New Brunswick Public Schools                                             16 of 29                                                                                                                             2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                                                                UNIT 9: GROUPING BY TENS
                       » How can we use the language of tens and ones to
   Essential           describe the number names for groups of everyday                              Curriculum Infusion                                                    Levels of Instruction
   Questions:          materials?




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Explore number         The 50 Chart (Overhead)
sequences              Mix up a hundred or 50 chart have the students put them in                                                                               X             X               X             X          X           X
                       order.                                                                                      X
                       Make desk size copies of the 100 Chart for each student.                         X                                                       X

Understand number      The 100 Chart (Overhead)                                                                    X
sequences on the       Have children roll dice and have them move up the hundred                                                                                              X               X             X          X           X
50 and 100 chart       chart.
                       Make additional copies of the Target Numbers Activity and
                       give students a new set of number to fill in the center boxes of                 X                                                                     X
                       the five-square segments
                       Make copies of the Tricky Target Numbers Activity page for
                       students who are ready for more work with the 100 chart.
                                                                                          X                                                                                   X

Identify interval in   Measuring with Connecting Links (Overhead)                                                  X
which a number is                                                                                                                                               X             X               X             X          X           X
found
                       Write numbers between 20 and 80 on index cards. Give two
                       or three cards to student pairs. Have them determine in which
                       interval each number should go and tell which number is the
                                                                                          X                                                                                                   X
                       greatest and which is least.

Compare and order      Measuring with Connecting Links (Overhead)
numbers                Set up a center where students have to put numbers in order.                                X                                            X             X               X             X          X           X

Understand relative    Numbers in the News (Overhead/S.S)
magnitude              Have students locate numbers in the newspaper fliers and                                    X                                            X             X               X             X          X           X
                                                                                                                                    X                 X
                       make a collage.

New Brunswick Public Schools                                               17 of 29                                                                                                                               2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                     UNIT 10: MEASURMENT: AREA
                             methods and strategies can we use to
                        » What
    Essential
                        measure dimensions of different shapes?                                 Curriculum Infusion                                                   Levels of Instruction
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Use a nonstandard       Finding Area with Pennies (Overhead)
unit to estimate area   Set up different shapes that students can measure with                                X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        pennies.

Explore relative size   Finding Area with Pennies (Overhead)
among plane figures     Set up different shapes that students can measure with
                        pennies. Have students put shapes in order from smallest                              X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        to largest.

Find the area of        Goldilocks and the Three Rectangles/How Much Area
rectangles in square    (Overhead/Literacy)                                                                                   X
inches                  Make up extra rectangles for students to measure with                                 X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        square inches.

Use a ruler to          Goldilocks and the Three Rectangles (Overhead/Literacy)
measure length          Make up extra rectangles for students to measure with a                               X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                                                                                                                              X
                        ruler.

Use manipulatives to    Unit Designs/The Midnight Visit (Overhead/Literacy)
measure area            Set up work mats with drawings of rectangle houses of                                                 X
                        various sizes. Students will use square inch tiles to                                 X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        measure.

Compare areas of        How Much Area/ Unit Designs (Overhead)
different figures       Have students put shapes in order from smallest to largest                            X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        by the shapes area.




New Brunswick Public Schools                                            18 of 29                                                                                                                            2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                      UNIT 11: LOOKING AT 100
                         » What approaches and strategies can we use to
    Essential            represent numbers up to 100 with different
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Count objects            100 Links (Overhead)
                         Set up a counting station. Use 100‟s chart, dice and                                                                              X             X               X             X          X           X
                         counters at work station.                                                             X

Group in tens            100 Links (Overhead)
                         Have students practice grouping beans in groups of tens.                                                                          X             X               X             X          X           X
                                                                                                               X
                         Extension URG P363 Students may partition their 100 link
                         chains into four or more parts and record number sentences   X                                                                                  X
                         that describe their partitions.

Explore the              100 Links (Overhead)
relationship between     Have students practice grouping beans in groups of tens.
                                                                                                               X
facts of and multiples   They should then count by tens and ones.
                                                                                                                                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
of ten

Understand currency      Pennies and Dimes/Dimes, Nickels, and Quarters
                         (Overhead)
                         Use Website “First Grade Interactive.com” to practice
                         counting money. Set up centers where students can
                                                                                                                                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                         practice counting money. The students should practice                                 X
                         identifying coins and their value.
                         Students must be provided with models of coins with their
                         value indicated.
                                                                                                    X                                                                    X




New Brunswick Public Schools                                              19 of 29                                                                                                                           2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                       UNIT 11: LOOKING AT 100
                       » What approaches and strategies can we use to
    Essential          represent numbers up to 100 with different
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Develop an                                                                                                      X
understanding of       Arrow Dynamics (Overhead)
                       Set up a 100‟s chart and tasks cards for students to practice                                                                        X             X               X             X          X           X
number relationships
                       exploring
                       Activity must be modeled.
                                                                                                     X                                                                    X
                       Students Can work on their own.                                 X                                                                                  X

Collect and record     Arrow Dynamics/Weather 2:Winter Skies
data                   (Overhead/Science)                                                                       X               X                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                       Use large paper to model the bar graph.


Analyze bar graphs     Arrow Dynamics/Weather 2:Winter Skies
                       (Overhead/Science)                                                                                       X
                                                                                                                X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                       Use large paper to analyze the bar graph.




New Brunswick Public Schools                                            20 of 29                                                                                                                              2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                 UNIT 13: THINKING ABOUT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION
                        What solution methods and strategies can you we
    Essential           use to develop problem solving skills in real world
                                                                              Curriculum Infusion  Levels of Instruction
    Questions:          addition and subtraction?




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    Objectives                     Suggested Activities/Strategies

Work with numbers       Make Ten (Overhead)
whose sum is ten        Have children work with different sums by drawing number                             X                                           X           X               X             X          X           X
                        cards.

Write number            Seeing Doubles (Overhead)
sentences for doubles   Set up a center where students practice their doubles.                                                                           X           X               X             X          X           X


Explore the             Doubles and Halves
relationship between    Set up a center where students practice their doubles and                                                                        X           X               X             X          X           X
doubling and halving    halves.

Review concept of       Odd and Even Revisited
odd and even            Students will grab handfuls of beans and decide if it is odd
                        or even. Make a chart showing which numbers would be
                                                                                                                                                         X           X               X             X          X           X
                        even and odd.

Solve addition and      Problem Solving (Overhead/Literacy)
subtraction problems    Strategies for problem solving: Emphasize key vocabulary
using various           words, circle key words, make a chart, picture or graph,
strategies              highlight words for students. Allow students to use any
                                                                                                                             X
                        correct strategy and have them explain their thinking.
                                                                                                                                                         X           X               X             X          X           X
                        Use website First Grade Interactive to practice adding and
                        subtracting.                                                                         X




New Brunswick Public Schools                                              21 of 29                                                                                                                       2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                         UNIT 14: EXPLORING MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION
                         What strategies and representations can we use
    Essential            for repeated addition and subtraction situations?       Curriculum Infusion Levels of Instruction
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Work with multiples of   Math Mice
2, 3, 5                  If toothpicks are too hard glue you can replace them straws
                         or you can have the children draw them.
                                                                                                                                                         X           X               X             X          X           X
                         SG Page 15 & 151Activity „Squid Squares‟ for homework.
                         Work in small groups to complete same assignment.
                                                                                                  X                                                                  X               X

Collect, organize and    Pets – Lab
graph data               Hint: Use large chart paper to model and work on data.                                                                          X           X               X             X          X           X
                         Students work in small groups to answer questions from Pet
                         Graph SG Pg 155.                                                         X                                                                  X               X
                         Students work individually or with large group.               X                                                                             X               X

Apply counting and       Pets
grouping skills          Use toy counters and paper cups for students to group.
                                                                                                                                                         X           X               X             X          X           X

Organize data into       Pets
tables and graphs        Enlarge data tables and graphs.
                                                                                                                                                         X           X               X             X          X           X

Use multiplication and   Problems that Will Knock Your Socks Off
division strategies to   (Overhead/Literacy)                                                                 X                                           X           X               X             X          X           X
                                                                                                                             X
solve problems
                         Read the problem, discuss the problem, circle key words.
                         Give more room to draw pictures.                                         X                                                                  X               X
                         Create extra problems for students to solve.




New Brunswick Public Schools                                             22 of 29                                                                                                                        2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                      UNIT 17: MOVING BEYOND 100
                        » How can we use the language of hundreds, tens
    Essential           and ones to describe the number names for
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Group and count in      Counting One Hundred Seventy-two (Overhead)
ones, tens, hundreds    Children may reinforce skills by using a 200 hundreds chart
                        and counting materials and place a task index chart “ex.                                                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        locate 162 on chart”.                                                                  X


Group objects greater   Counting One Hundred Seventy-two /Our Class in Tensland
than 100 and less       (Overhead/Literacy)                                                                                    X
than 200                Place a container of beans and for students to group and
                                                                                                                                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        count. Include counting tools for children.                                            X

Represent amounts       Our Class in Tensland (Overhead/Literacy)                                                              X
symbolically            Use bundles of straws and different colored rubber bands to                                                                        X             X               X             X          X           X
                        group into hundreds, tens and ones.                                                    X

Extend addition         Adding Hundreds (Overhead/computer)
strategies to large                                                                                            X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
numbers                 Create similar sheets for extra practice.
                        Use website First Grade Interactive to practice adding                      X                                                                    X               X
                        hundreds.




New Brunswick Public Schools                                             23 of 29                                                                                                                            2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                                                            UNIT 12: CUBES AND VOLUME
                          » Whatmethods can we use to build and
      Essential           communicate the volume and area of three                               Curriculum Infusion                                                    Levels of Instruction
      Questions:          dimensional cube models?




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Develop spatial
visualization skills                                                                                           X                X                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                          Skylines/TIMS Tower (Overhead/Science)
                          Enlarge a chart to model the rules for building tower.

Explore relationship      Skylines (Overhead)                                                                                                               X             X               X             X          X           X
between space and
                                                                                                               X
volume                    Small group activity. Provide additional examples.
                          Use one inch graph paper and cubes for students to build                  X                                                                     X               X
                          and recreate their partner‟s model.

Sort and classify         Skylines (Overhead)
shapes                    Set up center for students to explore with shapes.                                                                                X             X               X             X          X           X

Build models using        Cubic Classroom (Overhead)                                                                                                        X             X               X             X          X           X
connecting cubes          Give students specific objects to model. Have students
                          create their own models.                                                  X                                                                                     X
                          Complete Basil the Basset Hound Activity independently.     X                                         X                                         X               X

Find the volume of
models using              Cubic Classroom (Overhead)                                                           X                                            X             X               X             X          X           X
connecting cubes          Students can make drawing of their cube models.

Approximate the           Cubic Classroom (Overhead)
volume of objects by      Have students compare the volume of each others                                      X                                            X             X               X             X          X           X
comparison                models.

Use counting strategies   TIMS Tower (Overhead/science)                                                                         X
to find volume            Set up center for students to find the height and volume.                            X                                            X             X               X             X          X           X
New Brunswick Public Schools                                              24 of 29                                                                                                                            2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                     UNIT 15: EXPLORING 3-D SHAPES
                         » What characteristics and interrelationships of 3-D
    Essential            shapes can we identify and explain in our
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Identify and classify    Tubes, Boxes, Spheres, and Cubes/Looking at Prisms
3-D shapes               Ask the math specialist to give you 3-d shapes for the
                         students to explore. Make a chart with the class with the
                                                                                                                                                          X             X               X             X          X           X
                         attributes of each shape.

Develop spatial-visual   Sizing Cylinders /Looking at Prisms
understanding of 3-D     Have students create 3-d shapes using gum drops or marsh                                                                         X             X               X             X          X           X
shapes                   mellows using tooth picks.

Compare the height       Sizing Cylinders
to the circumference     Have a center set up so students can practice measuring
of a cylinder            the height and circumference of a cylinder using a 40 cm
                                                                                                                                                          X             X               X             X          X           X
                         string.
                         Have students use a ruler to give the dimensions of the
                         cylinders determined by the strings.
                                                                                     X                                                                                  X

Explore 3-D Shapes       Tubes, Boxes, Spheres, and Cubes/In the Shapes Kitchen
in the real world        Set up a center activity where students can match the                                                                            X             X               X             X          X           X
                         correct name with a real world 3-d shape.




New Brunswick Public Schools                                              25 of 29                                                                                                                          2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                  UNIT 16: COLLECTING AND ORGANIZING DATA
                        » How  can we categorize and graph data using
    Essential           different methods and strategies?
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Use a survey to study
variables               The Martians (Overhead/health)                                                     X               X                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        Create a chart showing the TIMS laboratory Method.

Classify items into     Food Sort /Healthy Kids (Overhead/health)
categories              Enlarge SG pg. 179                                                                                 X                 X         X             X               X             X          X           X
                                                                                                           X

Collect, graph and      Healthy Kids (Overhead/health)
analyze data            Enlarge graphs and data table.                                                     X               X                           X             X               X             X          X           X


Compare two sets of     Healthy Kids (Overhead/health)
data                    Use previous graphs and data tables to complete journal                            X               X                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                        prompt.




New Brunswick Public Schools                                           26 of 29                                                                                                                          2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                    UNIT 18: PIECES, PARTS AND SYMMETRY
                       » How can we apply different strategies to
     Essential         represent part-whole fractions with different
                                                                                               Curriculum Infusion                                                   Levels of Instruction
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Identify lines of      Fold and Color (Overhead)
symmetry               Have the students make paper snowflakes to review                                                                                 X             X               X             X          X           X
                       symmetry.                                                                             X

Understand and         Fold and Color/Equal and Unequal/Fraction Puzzles
illustrate fractions   (Overhead)
                       In a center have children play a matching game with shapes                            X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                       that have different colored fractions and their symbols.

Explore parts-whole    Equal and Unequal/ Fold and Color (Overhead)
relationship in        Use gram crackers to model parts-whole relationship in                                X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
fractions              fractions.

Explore fractional     A Class Full of Fractions (Overhead)
parts of sets          Have students draw pictures to show fractions.                                        X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                       Have students create pictures and stories like the Drawing
                       Fractions Activity.                                          X                                                                                                  X




New Brunswick Public Schools                                            27 of 29                                                                                                                           2007/2008
Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                                        UNIT 19: MEASUREMENT AND MAPPING
                              can we use visualization and
                          » How
    Essential             communication to represent motion on a line?
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                                                                                                                                Study
                                  DPP‟s, journal writing and unit tests.

    Objectives                       Suggested Activities/Strategies

Determine the             Meet Mr. O and Mr. O‟s Map/ Mr. O Left/Right/Buried
distance between two      Treasure (Overhead/S.S)                                                                             X
points                    Have students practice finding the distance between two                             X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                          points in a center.

Measure length using      Mr. O Left/Right (Overhead/S.S)
nonstandard units         Enlarge and laminate a template of Mr. O‟s map to have                              X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                                                                                                                              X
                          students practice.

Relate distance and       Meet Mr. O and Mr. O‟s Map /Mr. O Left/Right
direction on a map        (Overhead/S.S)                                                                                      X
                          Set up a map a simple map where children can relate                                 X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                          distance and direction.

Number line to the left   Mr. O Left/Right (Overhead/S.S)
and right of origin       Use a template of Mr. O‟s map in a center to help the                               X                                           X             X               X             X          X           X
                                                                                                                              X
                          children practice.




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Course: MATH TRAILBLAZERS GRADE 1
                                                                                     UNIT 20: LOOKING BACK AT THE FIRST GRADE
                         What problem solving strategies can we apply to a
    Essential            variety of problems encountered this year?
                                                                                                Curriculum Infusion                                                   Levels of Instruction
    Questions:




                                                                                                                                                                        Comprehension
                                                                                                                           Interdisciplinary




                                                                                                                                                          Knowledge



                                                                                                                                                                                        Application




                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Synthesis
                                   Essential activities to all units:




                                                                                                              Technology




                                                                                                                                                                                                      Analysis
                                                                                     Extended


                                                                                                   Modified



                                                                                                               Infusion




                                                                                                                                               Infusion
                                                                                                                                                Career
                                                                                                                                Study
                                 DPP‟s, journal writing and unit tests.

    Objectives                      Suggested Activities/Strategies

Assessing problem        Problem Solving –End of Year Test
solving strategies and   Set up problem solving centers in areas that students are                                                                        X             X               X             X          X           X
concepts                 weak in or problems that they need to review.




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