Friday, 16 July 2021 10:37

Inclusive Language

Written by
Friday, 16 July 2021 10:36

Library

Written by
Friday, 16 July 2021 10:32

Title III English Learners

Written by
Friday, 16 July 2021 10:16

Monthly Celebrations

Written by
Friday, 16 July 2021 10:07

Calendar

Written by
Thursday, 27 May 2021 13:43

Summer Math Resources

Written by

View the Reading Resources

SuperIntendent's Summer Math Fluency Program

Download the Tracker

Math Fluency Practice Ideas

Kindergarteners- going into 1st Grade

Goals:  Fluently add and subtract within 5, add and subtract within 10, count as many as 20 “items”, count to 100 by 1’s & 10’s

  • Give child anything to count: cheerios, Barbie shoes, lego’s,…; “show me 6 Skittles” “show me 9 cheerios”
  • Roll a dice- child counts and then recognizes how many dots are showing on the dice
  • Roll a dice- child counts the number and then lays out that many items
  • War with cards: play with a partner- each person turns over a card- whoever has the greater number wins, tomorrow it might be whoever has the smaller number wins
  • War with dice: roll a dice- larger number wins- or smaller wins. “5 is greater than 1” etc.  More advanced students can roll 2 dice and add them- and play War with the sums.
  • Dominos- practice counting the dots

Possible websites:

iPad Apps:

  • Tallytots
  • Subitize Tree
  • Motion Math: Hungry Fish
  • Code Squad
  • Math Zombies (easy setting)
  • Mathtopia
  • Numbers Logic Puzzle
  • Make 10 +     

Math Fluency Practice Ideas

1st Graders- going into 2nd Grade

Goals:  Fluently add and subtract within 20, count to 120 (starting at any number)

  • Roll a dice- child counts the number and then lays out that many items
  • War with cards: play with a partner- each person turns over a card- whoever has the greater number wins, tomorrow it might be whoever has the smaller number wins
  • War with dice: roll and add 2 dice- larger number wins- or smaller wins. “13 is greater than 9” etc.  More advanced students roll 3 or more dice and add them- and play War with the sums.
  • Dominos- practice adding the dots
  • Roll a dice, add 10 to the roll (or whatever you wish to practice)
  • Roll a dice, double whatever you roll
  • Roll 2 dice- add the 2 together, or subtract the 2
  • Play “Find another Name” ---Roll the dice and students give partners (or break aparts) to get that number e. I roll a 5, I give partners such as 3 + 2, my partner gives a different combination such as 4 +1. More advanced students could roll 2 dice and then give partners for the sum.  (I roll 4 and 5:  My sum is 9.  I say 6 +3,  my partner says 8 +1)
  • Practice counting starting at random numbers under 100.
  • The number is 10 (or 20, or 15) - Write down 10 different number sentences that equal the target number. Practice with picture representations. Do it with many different numbers.  Encourage different solutions.
  • Mystery number: Think of a number and describe it. I’m thinking of a number greater then- but less then, it’s odd, . . .
  • Flashcards

Possible websites:

iPad apps:

  • Subitize Tree
  • Motion Math: Hungry Fish
  • Math Zombies
  • Sushi Monster
  • Mathtopia
  • Math Fluency Practice Ideas
  • Numbers Logic Puzzle
  • Make 10 +

Math Fluency Practice Ideas

2nd Graders- going into 3rd Grade

Goals:  Fluently add and subtract within 20, add and subtract within 100, mentally add or subtract 10 or 100 to a given number, count by 5’s, 10’s, and 100’s.

  • Roll a dice, add 10 or random number to whatever they roll
  • Roll a dice, double (or triple) whatever you roll
  • Roll a dice, double + 1, or 2 or 3. Or triple and add 1.
  • Roll 2 dice- add the 2 together, or subtract the 2 (Or roll more dice and add them together)
  • Roll a dice and count by 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s – the number of times of the dice roll.
  • Roll a dice (or 2-4 and add) tell how many more to get to the benchmark of number of 10, then 20, then 30, etc.
  • Play “Find another Name” --Roll 2, 3, or 4 dice and add to get sum. Students give partners (or break aparts) to get that number i.e. I roll a 5, 3 and 4. My sum is 12.  I give partners such as 9 + 3, my partner gives a different combination such as 6 + 6.
  • Roll 2 dice give all 4 fact family problems (I give 2 addition, partner gives 2 subtraction than switch places and partner rolls and gives 2 addition)
  • Practice Count by’s: 2,4, 6, 8. . . or 5,10,15,. . .etc.
  • Play War with either cards or dice – Roll 2 dice (or draw 2 cards) and add. Decide who wins that day, greater or less- children must justify their answer, 13 is greater than 9.
  • The number is 10 (or 20, or 15) - Write down 10 different number sentences that equal 10. Do it with many different numbers. Encourage great thinking.
  • Flashcards

Possible websites:

iPad apps:

  • Motion Math: Hungry Fish
  • Motion Math: wings
  • Math Zombies
  • Sushi Monster
  • Mathtopia
  • Math Evolve
  • Math Fluency Practice Ideas
  • Numbers Logic Puzzle
  • Make 10 +

Math Fluency Practice Ideas

3rd Graders- going into 4th Grade

Goals:   Maintain fluency of all multiplication and division facts and all addition and subtraction facts.

  • Roll a dice, double it (or triple, or quadruple it)
  • Roll a dice- add 10 ( or 20, or 30 . . .) to whatever you roll
  • Practice a specific set of facts by just multiplying whatever they roll by a certain number
  • Practice partners to 100. 17’s partner is 83, 42’s partner is 58.
  • Roll 2 dice and multiply them. Mentally figure out how many more to get to a benchmark number like 50 or 100.
  • Roll 4 dice- add 2 of them and multiply it by the sum of the other 2, or roll 3 dice – add 2 of them and multiply that sum by the number on the other dice.
  • Roll 2 dice give all 4 fact family problems (I give 2 addition, partner gives 2 subtraction than switch places and partner rolls and gives 2 addition, or practice multiplication and division)
  • Play “Poison” Roll 6 dice- 1’s and 6’s are poison and are not counted. Add all the other dice together, roll all “unpoisoned” dice again and continue to get a cumulative sum. Continue rolling all dice until all dice have come up “poisoned”.  Highest cumulative score wins.  (Great game for all grades – just use less or more dice)
  • Play War by multiplying or adding 2 or 3 or 4 dice rolls or cards. Highest answer wins.
  • Multiplication Snap: Roll 2 dice, or turn over 2 cards. First person to say product wins.
  • Krypto

Possible websites:

iPad apps:

  • Motion Math: Hungry Fish
  • Operation Math
  • Code Squad
  • Math Zombies
  • Sushi Monster
  • Mathtopia
  • Math Evolve

Math Fluency Practice Ideas

4th Graders- going into 5th Grade

Goals: Maintain fluency of all multiplication, division, addition and subtraction facts.

  • Roll a dice- multiply by 10, 100, etc.
  • Roll a dice- square the number or Practice a specific set of facts by just multiplying whatever they roll by a certain number
  • Roll 2 dice- multiply them together and tell how many more to get to the benchmark of 50 or 100.
  • Roll 4 dice- add 2 of them and multiply it by the sum of the other 2, or roll 3 dice – add 2 of them and multiply that sum by the number on the other dice.
  • Roll 2 dice give all 4 fact family problems (practice multiplication and division)
  • Multiplication Snap- 2 dice are rolled, or 2 cards turned over, 1st one to get the answer gets the point (more advanced students could make it 3 dice or cards)
  • Play War by multiplying or adding 2 or 3 or 4 dice rolls or cards. Practice multiplying using partial products. e., 3 x 5 x 5 = 3 x 5 = 15 then 15 x 5 so 10 x 5 = 50 and 5 x 5 = 25 so 50 + 25 = 75.
  • “A Round of Dice”- each player makes their own gameboard by writing numbers from 0 – 140. Counting by 10’s. They roll 2 dice and multiply then round the product to the nearest 10.  The first player to cross off all of their numbers is the winner.  (If a number has already been crossed off- play just continues to the next player)
  • Play Fractionator (War with fractions). Each player rolls 2 dice. To form fractions, put the lower numbers in the numerator and higher number in denominator. Decide if larger or smaller fraction wins.  Student must vocalize answer.  3/4 is greater than 1/6..
  • Krypto

Possible websites:

iPad apps:

  • Operation Math
  • Code Squad
  • Math Zombies
  • Sushi Monster
  • Mathtopia
  • Math Evolve

Math Fluency Practice Ideas

5th Graders- going into 6th Grade  

Goals:  Maintain fluency of all multiplication, division, addition and subtraction facts.

  • Roll a dice- multiply by 10, 100, etc.
  • Roll a dice- square the number, or practice a specific set of facts by just multiplying whatever they roll by a certain number
  • Roll 2 dice- multiply them together and tell how many more to get to the benchmark of 50 or 100.
  • Roll 4 dice- add 2 of them and multiply it by the sum of the other 2, or roll 3 dice – add 2 of them and multiply that sum by the number on the other dice.
  • Roll 2 dice give all 4 fact family problems (practice multiplication and division)
  • Multiplication Snap- 2 dice are rolled, or 2 cards turned over, 1st one to get the answer gets the point (More advanced students could make it 3 dice or cards)
  • Play War by multiplying or adding 2 or 3 or 4 dice rolls or card. Practice multiplying using partial products. e. 3 x 5 x 5 = 3 x 5 = 15  then 15 x 5 so 10 x 5 = 50  and 5 x 5 = 25 so 50 + 25 = 75.
  • “A Round of Dice”- Each player makes their own gameboard by writing numbers from 0 – 140. Counting by 10’s. They roll 2 dice and multiply then round the product to the nearest 10.  The first player to cross off all of their numbers is the winner.  (If a number has already been crossed off- play just continues to the next player)
  • Play Fractionator (War with fractions). Each player rolls 2 dice. To form fractions, put the lower numbers in the numerator and higher number in denominator. Decide if larger or smaller fraction wins.  Student must vocalize answer.  3/4 is greater than 1/6.
  • Krypto

Possible websites:

iPad apps:

  • Motion Math: Hungry Fish
  • Operation Math
  • Code Squad
  • Math Zombies
  • Sushi Monster

Math Fluency Practice Ideas

6th Graders- going into 7th Grade

Goals:  Maintain fluency of all multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction facts.

  • Roll a dice- multiply by 10, 100, etc.
  • Roll a dice- square the number, or practice a specific set of facts by just multiplying whatever they roll by a certain number
  • Roll a dice- multiply them together and tell how many more to get to the benchmark of 50 or 100.
  • Roll 2 dice give all 4 fact family problems (practice multiplication and division)
  • Multiplication Snap- 2 dice are rolled, or 2 cards turned over, 1st one to get the answer gets the point (more advanced students could make it 3 dice or cards)
  • Play War by multiplying or adding 2, 3 or 4 dice rolls or cards. Practice multiplying using partial products. e., 3 x 5 x 5 = 3 x 5 = 15 then 15 x 5 so 10 x 5 = 50 and 5 x 5 = 25 so 50 + 25 = 75.
  • “A Round of Dice” Each player makes their own gameboard by writing numbers from 0 – 140. Counting by 10’s.  They roll 2 dice and multiply then round the product to the nearest 10.  The first player to cross off all of their numbers is the winner.  (If a number has already been crossed off- play just continues to the next player)
  • Play Fractionator (War with fractions). Each player rolls 2 dice. To form fractions, put the lower numbers in the numerator and higher number in denominator. Decide if larger or smaller fraction wins.  Student must vocalize answer.  3/4 is greater than 1/6.
  • Wrap-ups
  • Krypto

Possible websites:

iPad apps:

  • Motion Math: Hungry Fish
  • Operation Math
  • Code Squad
  • Math Zombies
  • Sushi Monster
  • Mathtopia
Thursday, 27 May 2021 10:59

Summer Reading Resources

Written by

View the Math Resources

Make this summer count for your child by exploring a variety of reading and writing activities daily. Remember to work on achieving the WSD Superintendent’s Summer Reading Challenge by having your child read at least 10 books this summer.  (See QR Code below)

There are many resources available for reading and writing support through the summer. Be sure to visit the Weber County Library and enjoy the many resources they have to offer. You may also want to take a look at some online resources as well. Here are a few that are available:

Superintendent Summer Reading Challenge

http://wsd.net/departments/education/elementary-education/resources

Pioneer Library system

http://pioneer-library.org/ is a online library full of engaging resources available to all Utah students.

  • The home access login information:
    username: online 
    password: learning

Sora

Weber School District e-book library https://www.overdrive.com/apps/sora/

Summer Journaling

Engaging Writing Prompts https://www.journalbuddies.com

Parent Home Reading Guide 

Ideas on how to promote reading at home and questions to ask your child about their reading

WSD Family Resource page 

Many ideas and resources on how to support your child’s reading skills  https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/elementaryela/family-resources

Building Readers Parent Manual

One of the most important things parents can do is to help them develop excellent reading skills. Children’s ability to learn to read directly affects their performance in school and also how successful they are throughout their lives.

https://www.schools.utah.gov/curr/dyad?mid=1169&tid=1

Bookworm Reading Chart and Reading Bucket list

Learning Software with Clever 

Students have access to learning software using their school login and their Clever dashboard https://clever.com/

Worldbook Online

World Book Online is an engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school.

  • Username: online
  • Password: Database

https://www.worldbookonline.com/home/

Page 1 of 24