Pre-K Focus Group January 27, 2011
Today’s Goal Introduce, create and take away engaging math activities aligned to the new Common Core Pre-K math standards
Today’s Agenda • 8:00-8:30 Registration and Morning Refreshments • Welcome and Introductions • NYS Pre-K Common Core Standards • Math Vocabulary • Math and Literacy Integration • Make and Take overview for PM • LUNCH and collaboration • Make and Take Session
Pre-K Common CoreStandards Pre-Assessment • Complete the Pre-assessment using the scale of 1-5 provided. • Share with your group your response to #3-#5.
Common Core Common Core Curriculum http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/common_core_standards/ Dive In!
Common CorePre-K Math Vocabulary What key vocabulary sticks out at you? Make a list of key vocabulary words from the Common Core Math Standards.
Common Core CBMs • Checklist • Sample CBMs for each standard
Math and Literacy Integration • Incorporating Literature (i.e. The Shape Poem/and Song) • Communication (i.e. building with shapes, math vocabulary) • Making Connections (i.e. art and music) • Formative Assessment (i.e. individual work using shape soup recipe and creating a visual)
Shape Stomp Activity • We are the Dinosaurs by Laurie Berkner www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLdDKNxrL68 Read Monster Math by Grace Maccarone Paper Plate Shape Project-”Our class is taking shape”
Counting Kisses Activity • Counting Kisses by Karen Katz • Blowing Kisses Chant
Zero and One activities Read… • One by Kathryn Otoshi • Zero by Kathryn Otoshi
Make and Take Overview (PM) All Make and Takes align to common core standards Common Core Domains • Counting and Cardinality (PK.CC) • Operations and Algebraic Thinking (PK.OA) • Measurement and Data (PK.MD) • Geometry (PK.G)
LUNCH • Eat • Collaborate
Make and Take Exchange • Let’s Go Create!!!
Pre-K Resources prekinder.com www.ooeygooey.com www.songsforteaching.com http://www.pre-kpages.com/ www.mathwire.com www.drjean.org Mrs. Meacham’s website (click on math tubs far right column) Everything Preschool www.prekfocus.wikispaces.com