Lesson Plan

Mastering Basic Facts

Helping students to master the basic facts.
Kylie C.
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My Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies

Students will be able to master basic facts of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Grades 1 – 3
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1 Virtual Manipulatives

Activity: Exploring

iTool for Counters


In this virtual manipulative, the teacher will add different amounts of objects to both top and bottom boxes on the board.  The student with then add the object to find the answer.  If correct, then the teacher can show family facts about the problems.  

Building Houses Activity:


In this Virtual Manipulative, the students will build a house out of cuisenaire rods and will be asked the following questions:

1. How many bars did you use? On the house? On the roof? Add and compare them.

2. How do the lengths of the bars compare?Are they half as big; twice as big?


2 iPad Apps

Sushi Monster-Students feed the sushi monster two or three number that add to up the given sum.

Math Slide Addition- There will be different types of addition and subtraction problems that the student must answer like using dice or addition and subtraction equations. The student must choose the right answer and slide it up onto the screen.

Addition and Subtraction for Kids- Students will be read a math problem (ex. 2+2) on the game. It provides the number fish of in the problem if they need a visual to help count with. They will pop the bubble with the correct number in it.