Lesson Plan

# Mastering Basic Facts

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

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

Subjects
Math
division
multiplication
subtraction

#### 1 Virtual Manipulatives

Activity: Exploring

iTool for Counters

http://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/hspmath/na/common/itools_int_9780547584997_/counters.html

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:

http://mathforum.org/mathtools/cell/m1,3.1,activity,ALL/

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?