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1st grade
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Order Up!
Order Up!
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Order Up!
It’s time to get measuring! In this lesson students determine the lengths of different towers and then put them in order from shortest to longest.
1st grade
Math
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Show Me the Money! Two-Digit Subtraction
Show Me the Money! Two-Digit Subtraction
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Show Me the Money! Two-Digit Subtraction
Who doesn’t like to spend money and plan parties? Students will subtract two-digit numbers as they calculate the remaining money for their party supplies. They will subtract in multiples of ten and focus on place value.
1st grade
Math
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Three Addend Word Problems
Three Addend Word Problems
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Three Addend Word Problems
Support your students' understanding of word problems as they invent strategies to add three addends in any order. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or with **How'd You Get that Many?**
1st grade
Math
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Give Me 10!
Give Me 10!
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Give Me 10!
Roll some dice to introduce the early concepts of associative and commutative properties in addition by composing and decomposing 10. Worksheets and a quiz are included!
1st grade
Math
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Froggy Subtraction
Froggy Subtraction
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Froggy Subtraction
Students will love competing to be the first frog to catch the fly as they practice jumping on a number line to subtract. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or alongside **Whole Body Subtraction.**
1st grade
Math
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Addition Number Grab
Addition Number Grab
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Addition Number Grab
Give students plenty of practice adding to 20 with this fun game! Use this scaffolded EL Lesson alone or for more addition practice before teaching the **Do Math with M&Ms** lesson.
1st grade
Math
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Number Roll
Number Roll
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Number Roll
Engage your students with a fun game that provides practice adding three numbers in any order. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or with **Adding Three is a Breeze**.
1st grade
Math
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Fill Three Towers
Fill Three Towers
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Fill Three Towers
Use this beginning of the year activity to practice counting! Students solidify an understanding of one-to-one correspondence as they compete to fill three towers. Use this EL Support Lesson alone, or alongside the lesson plan **Counting Collections.**
1st grade
Math
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Add a Ten!
Add a Ten!
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Add a Ten!
What first grader wouldn't want ten dollars? This lesson uses one and ten dollar bills to teach students place value concepts as they develop fluency adding multiples of 10. Use alone or with the lesson plan **Ten Time.**
1st grade
Math
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Getting Wordy with Subtraction
Getting Wordy with Subtraction
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Getting Wordy with Subtraction
This lesson will make solving subtraction word problems fun for students. It includes music and interaction to grab your students' attention.
1st grade
Math
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How'd You Get That Many?
How'd You Get That Many?
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How'd You Get That Many?
Drawing on various problem solving techniques, students will challenge themselves to solve word problems involving three whole numbers. Problem solving, critical thinking, and real life applications? This lesson has it all.
1st grade
Math
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Double-9 Domino Dash
Double-9 Domino Dash
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Double-9 Domino Dash
Break out the dominoes! Students will practice adding and comparing numbers with this fun game. Use this scaffolded EL Lesson alone or for more addition practice before teaching the **Adding with Dominoes and Playing Cards** lesson.
1st grade
Math
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120 Steps
120 Steps
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120 Steps
What does it feel like to take 120 steps? In this lesson, students practice counting and completing word problems up to 120.
1st grade
Math
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Footy Fun!
Footy Fun!
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Footy Fun!
Looking for a fun way to learn about measurement? Inch on over to this engaging lesson. Students will love using their own feet to determine the lengths of different objects.
1st grade
Math
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Add and Subtract with Dimes
Add and Subtract with Dimes
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Add and Subtract with Dimes
Get ready to break the piggy bank! Students will use dimes and pennies in this hands-on lesson to solve for 10 more or 10 less than a given number. This EL lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Math Mind Magic.**
1st grade
Math
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Add Them Up!
Add Them Up!
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Add Them Up!
Challenge students to find the sum of three addends while playing a fun dice game! Use this scaffolded EL Lesson alone or for more addition practice adding with dice in preparation for the **Active Math** lesson.
1st grade
Math
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Ten Time
Ten Time
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Ten Time
Students will gain fluency with adding multiples of ten in this hands-on lesson that builds number sense.
1st grade
Math
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Penny Toss!
Penny Toss!
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Penny Toss!
Students will get plenty of practice counting and writing numbers to 30 as they compete to win this fun game! Use this scaffolded EL Support Lesson alone, or alongside the lesson plan **I Spy Counting Practice.**
1st grade
Math
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Pet Survey
Pet Survey
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Pet Survey
Expressing opinions and graphing data go hand in hand in this lesson on choosing a pet. Dog, cat or fish? Let your students decide! Use alone or with the lesson **Graphing a Fruit Survey.**
1st grade
Math
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Measurement Hunt
Measurement Hunt
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Measurement Hunt
Introduce students to measurement with this fun scavenger hunt! Students practice measuring with string as they work in partners to develop language skills. Use alone or with the lesson **Footy Fun!**
1st grade
Math
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What's the Difference?
What's the Difference?
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What's the Difference?
What's the difference.... between two numbers? Play this fun game to get students talking and practicing subtraction. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or alongside **Subtraction Card Sharks.**
1st grade
Math
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Very Hungry Addition
Very Hungry Addition
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Very Hungry Addition
Addition and language practice go hand in hand in this lesson that uses *The Very Hungry Caterpillar* as an anchor text. Students practice counting on using a number line. This lesson can be used alone or alongside **Math with Bears** lesson.
1st grade
Math
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Three Part Trains
Three Part Trains
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Three Part Trains
Students build cube trains in this hands-on lesson all about adding three whole numbers. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or with **Give Me Ten!**
1st grade
Math
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Circles in a Cup
Circles in a Cup
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Circles in a Cup
Help students visualize the missing addend in an addition problem with this fun game. Use this scaffolded EL lesson alone or for more practice before teaching the **Mystery Addends: Representing Word Problems** lesson.
1st grade
Math
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Then Came One
Then Came One
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Then Came One
Help students use a 100 chart while discovering patterns of one more. This fun lesson will help students find connects between numbers and gain fluency with numbers within 100.
1st grade
Math
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