The 8 Mathematical Practices - Grades K-5

Integrating The Common Core 8 Mathematical Practices Into K-5 Math Classroomspicture of student using estimation skills

Lesson by Holly Young

This power-point (with voice over) describes how to use the Common Core eight mathematical practices in K-5 classrooms.  While I am no expert on the practices, I do feel that they are critical habits of mind that all students should practice on their mathematical journey.  It has been my commitment in the classroom to teach with the practices in mind and have students become familiar with the practices themselves.  I feel that the practices shouldn’t just be a poster hanging on the wall, but the driving force behind all lesson design.  **To hear the power-point with voice over, just go to the slide-show tab and select from beginning (don't forget to make sure your volume mixer is turned on).  If you would like to pause the power-point during play click the back arrow then click the forward arrow to resume.**

Documents shown in the power-point: 

1)    The 4 practices summary sheet (word doc), or (pdf).

2)   The 4 practices K-2 (pdf only).

3)   The 4 practices posters (individual pages for each poster) (word doc), or (pdf).

4)   Exemplars of icons (pictures) (pdf only).

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