As we begin our next math unit, we take a break from counting and head into geometry!
At home, point out things in your home and name them as its shape (i.e. the TV is a rectangle). In this unit, typically what causes students the most difficulty is the position words and the vocabulary of the 3D shapes. With your child, you can discuss even driving in the car or at the store, "what is next to ____? " "where am I? In front of, beside, behind, above?"
As we begin unit 2 in math, we will continue to work on some of the same skills from unit 1, while adding new skills.
We will learn:
As we begin our first math unit: "Counting with Friends" we will focus on counting, recognizing numbers, and 1-to-1 correspondence.
Students need to be able to: