Maximize the effectiveness of manipulatives in the PreK-K curriculum with this step-by-step, photo-illustrated professional handbook. Integrates into center and small-group activities. Provides 68 lesson plans, aligned to NCTM Standards and organized by NCTM strand, that encourage students to build, model, create and represent key concepts
Features blackline masters and step-by-step instructions that reinforce key math concepts and visual organization
Special 'Look Out!' sections let you anticipate common student difficulties within each lesson
Writing and extension activities also included to encourage student demonstration of mathematical thinking
Teaches fractions, problem-solving, multiplication, division, algebraic thinking and more
Offers problems designed to resemble questions on standardized math tests
Sturdy 144-page handbook is hardcover with convenient, lay-flat spiral binding.