Movement in Math

Cassandra Black, First Grade, Ashley Park Pre-K-8

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200 Word Synopsis

This curriculum unit will take the four common core domains for first grade math of operation and algebraic thinking, number and operations in base ten, measurement and data and finally geometry and provided four movement activities for each. The four movement activities under each common core domain will contain two learning goal movement activities, which are on grade level, one remedial movement activity and one -enrichment activity. This unit will provide movement activities that can be done in the classroom and outside the classroom setting and environment. This unit will include activities and action games that are cooperative in nature as well as activities that can be done individually by the student. This unit is designed to teach students various activities that they can share at home to help parents see and understand their learning. In order to do this, the unit contains sample newsletters to parents that will include an explanation of how to participate in the movement activities that reinforce the math skills and provide additional practice in the home.