Guided Math and Math Workshop 101– If you are looking for ideas and strategies for how to implement guided math and math workshop into your primary classroom, this is the Ultimate Math Resource for you!
The following files are included: Guided Math, Math Workshop, Math Workshop Venn Diagram, and Guided Math Binder Cover Pages.
Guided math 101 (118 pages)
1. Introduction to Guided Math- Definition and breakdown of guided math, addressing CCSS with a guided math approach, and poster with a list of mathematical practices.
2. Managing Guided Math Groups- Information to guide the teacher in creating and managing groups, list of benefits to use small groups, breakdown of what to do before/during/after group meetings.
3. Math Survey for Parents and Students- Determine how your students feel about math at the beginning of a new school year.
4. Math Manipulatives Resources- Math manipulatives contract and think about it sheet, as well as 26 labels (in color) for you to label your math manipulatives.
5. Pirate Glyph- How “arrr” your students feeling about math? This is a great activity to do with your kiddos as you embark on your guided math journey! Students complete the guided math survey, use the legend to color their pirate template according to how they answered the questions on the survey. Pirate craft also includes a “math toolkit” for students to write about important math tools they use in their every day life. Color bulletin board posters, directions, and student reproducibles included.
6. Formative Assessment- One page summary of formative assessment, color poster to write down the learning target, notes to send home to parents to celebrate student achievement and notification of concerns.
7. Anecdotal Records- Templates to keep, organize, and write anecdotal records for your students. Resources include 4 different forms for you to choose from.
8. Math Conferences- Two math conference templates for you to choose from, conference prompts, and compliments to give to students.
9. Organizing Groups for Guided Math- Daily and weekly schedule, templates, and examples.
10. Guided Math Bulletin Board Display- Posters to print and display for your guided math bulletin board! Title of posters include: Mathematicians, Meet with the Teacher, Math Facts, Math Work Stations, Independent Work. Students will use the bulletin board display to identify the rotation schedule and where they need to be for each rotation.
11. Guided Math Lesson Planning- Five different lesson plan templates for you to choose from. Write your lessons for each group on the template you choose. Also includes information about what the teacher does before, during, and after a guided math group.
12. Student Data Collection- Students take ownership over the assessment process by analyzing their growth from pre to post- test. There are three different templates to choose from.
Math Workshop (96 pages)
1. Introduction to Math Workshop- Definition and breakdown of math workshop, list of advantages and challenges of using a workshop approach to teach math, and a list of guidelines to keep in mind when starting math workshop.
2. Color Posters Explaining Math Workshop Structure- Five posters that break down each part of math workshop, including: the overall structure of math workshop, the mini-lesson, work time, closing/sharing. These pages can be displayed in your classroom or kept as a reference in your math/lesson planning binder. Also included is a list of ideas for activities to use during independent work time.
3. Creating Anchor Charts- Tips and examples of how to create effective anchor charts as part of your math workshop mini-lessons.
4. List of Procedural Mini-Lessons- List of 11 procedural mini-lessons that are suggested to teach as you implement a workshop approach to teaching math.
5. Anchor Charts- For every procedural mini-lesson, there is at least one color poster that you can use to display with your anchor chart. Some mini-lessons have multiple color pages for you to print and display.
6. Accountability with Math Workshop- Ideas for how to keep your kiddos accountable during math workshop! Included are four different recording sheets that students can fill out to track their work for the day/week. You could also use these recording sheets as exit tickets to informally assess the students’ understanding of the lesson.
7. Math Workshop Bulletin Board Display- I explain how to display the posters to create a math workshop rotation bulletin board. Color posters for the following rotations are included: teacher time, manipulatives and games, on my own, and practice math facts.
8. List of Activities for Each Rotation- There is a color poster with a shape to print and display for your students. On these posters, you can write the list of activities/options for the students to complete at each rotation. The shapes on the posters are as follows: parallelogram, octagon, trapezoid, hexagon.
9. Math Groups Display- Print these color posters to help the students identify the group they are in. Directions and a picture are included to explain the math group display.
10. Organizing Math Materials- Print the color shape posters (four ½ sheet posters) and post it next to the bin of materials that are available for each rotation.
Cover pages for guided math binder (3 different designs, 30 pages) A creative and colorful way to get your math resources organized! Knock the socks off your administration with your organizational skills!
Math workshop Venn Diagram (15 pages) An effective, creative, and interactive lesson to teach your students about the expectations about math workshop/guided math. This makes a great reference to refer to throughout the school year!
**Please note- this is a bundled unit. You can also purchase these different units separately!**
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