This module focuses on measurement skills: relating the number of days to a week and months to a year; measuring length and mass in non-standard units; and comparing and ordering objects. Geometry skills focus on sorting 2-D shapes and 3-D objects; describing, comparing, and constructing 3-D objects (cube, sphere, cone, cylinder, pyramid), and 2-D shapes (triangle, square, rectangle, circle).
- materials lists
- activity descriptions
- questioning techniques
- problem-solving examples
- activity centre and extension ideas
- assessment suggestions
- activity sheets and visuals
All modules include a list of children’s books and websites related to the mathematics topics introduced, a detailed introduction to the Hands-On Mathematics program (guiding principles, implementation guidelines, an overview of the skills that students use and develop during mathematics inquiry), and a classroom assessment plan and record-keeping templates.