## Ms. Brianne

### Target 1​

###### Lesson Type:

New

Number Operation

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Fractional Numbers

Visually distinguish equal parts of the same whole.

###### 1:

(This is an informal introduction to fractions).

###### 2:

Distinguish between equal and unequal parts.

###### 3:

Describe if parts are the same or if one is bigger or smaller.

1st

###### Vocabulary:

Equal, Unequal, half, third, fourth

Activities:

Students

• created shapes with playdoh and cut them into equal parts
• named the type of parts they created (halves, thirds, fourths)
• sorted pictures of shapes by whether they were shown in equal or unequal parts

## Absent Students:

### Target 2

:

###### 1:

Looking at a picture where information is chaotic or spread out, count to gather data to answer questions.

Kindergarden

###### Vocabulary:

Sort, Common, Belong

Activities:

Students

• sorted the same set of animals in 5 different ways (i.e., color, size, animal, number of legs, habitat, diet)
• identified the picture that did not belong when shown a set of 4 pictures
• used directions in a dichotomous key to determine the name of each monster

### Home Exploration

Have your child sort toys by various characteristics, such as color, type, patterns, texture, etc. encourage students to explore different categories/arrangements.

None

1. Can toy animals be sorted by where the animal would live/be (land, sea, air)?
2. Can toys be sorted by size (big, medium, small)?
3. Which categories include the most toys?
4. Which categories include the least amount of toys?

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