Hands-On Standards®: Photo-Illustrated Lessons for Teaching with Math Manipulatives, Grades PreK-K

Item # LER 0850
Ages 3+
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Product Description

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.
    • 2007 Teachers Choice Awards (Learning Magazine)
    Skills covered include number values, counting 1-10, addition, subtraction, sorting, shape attributes, patterns, non-standard linear measurement, graphs, probability and more.

    Features & Benefits:

    This step-by-step handbook helps teachers:

    • Introduce preschool and kindergarten students to concrete mathematical concepts
    • Incorporate common math manipulatives such as links, pattern blocks, interlocking cubes and more
    • Explicitly align math lessons with NCTM Standards and Expectations for students in the primary grades
    • Use math manipulatives already in the classroom