### 1st grade Common Core Day 2

Common Core
Standards Continued
July 2011
Uh oh!
The “powers that be” in CMS
emailed “downtown” and said,
“We are only focusing on one
Standard for Practice next year.
Which one would best represent the
essence of the Common Core?”
In your small group, respond to this
email and explain!
Yesterday
Crayon Activity
Jennifer has 4 red crayons and Jamie
has 6 blue crayons. How many crayons
do they have together?
Crayon Puzzles
• Jamie has 10 crayons in his box. Some
are red and some are blue. What
combinations of crayons can he have?
• What math concepts are students working
with here?
• Looking at the Common Core, which
Practices and Content Standards does this
Crayon Puzzles- A Variation
• Jamie has 10 crayons in his box. Some
are red and some are blue. He has more
red crayons than blue crayons. What
combinations of crayons can he have?
• What would modeling look like in this
• What other Standards for Practice are
Bicycles, Tricycles, Cars
(values of 2, 3, and 4)
• There are bicycles, tricycles and cars in
the parking lot. If Dad counted a total of
24 wheels, how many of each vehicle
could there be?
• How do these combination problems in
address the Common Core Standards for
Practice?
Realistic Expectations of a
previous knowledge a new first
Kindergarten.
• What would your ideal first day, first
Realistic Expectations of a
• Look at the Content Standards for
Kindergarten.
• Were your expectations aligned with
the Common Core expectations?
• Anything surprising to you?
Unpacking Content
Standards
What’s New, Exciting and
Different?
• Read the content standards for first
• Notice any changes or additions to
the standards?
Content Specific
• Identify the key points for the
• What Kindergarten content
standards have prepared them for
• How does this content standard
evolve from K to 1st grade?
Gallery Walk and
Group Share
Recess!
Select a game from Unit 1 and play with a
partner.
As you are playing, think about and discuss
how this game supports the Common
Core Standards for Practice and Content
Standards?
Record your thoughts on post-it notes and
place them on the game poster.
Deep Dive
How does Investigations align with the
Common Core?
Using the graphic organizer respond to the following:
1.What Common Core Standards for Practice and Content Standards
2.Are there ways we can enhance Unit 1 to include more Common
Core Standards for Practice and Content Standards?
3. How do Classroom Routines address the Common Core Standards
for Practice and Content Standards?
4. What vocabulary is important for the students to be using in
classroom discussions?
Vocabulary
•What does vocabulary work look like
•How do students use vocabulary?
•How is new vocabulary introduced
Common Core and
Vocabulary
List your 3 most important parts of this
summary.
What will this look like in your
classroom?
How will vocabulary be integrated into
daily instruction?
Cognitively Guided
Instruction
What is C.G.I?
Planning instruction based on how students
learn best.
Learning in context rather than in isolation.
Look back at the Practice Standards and
discuss how C.G.I. supports the Practice
Standards.
7 + 5 = 12
Write a story problem for this equation.
7 + 5 = 12
Looking at the Table, which type of story
problem did you create?
Which ones were neglected?
What does that tell us?
What understandings are not being
7 + 5 = 12
Now write a story problem for the situation
you were given.
How did this activity support the objectives
of the Common Core?
“Creating Great Inquiry”
• Roll the category cube
• Roll two number cubes
• Create an example of each story type
based on the outcome of your rolls
Problem Solving Types
• Result Unknown
• Change Unknown
• Start Unknown
• Students need to start with the result unknown, and sprinkle in
start unknown and change unknown
• Students exposed to all types of these problems with
“effective teachers” in both 1st and 2nd grade
SUBSTANTIALLY outperformed their peers in:
– Problem Solving
– Computation (3-5 seconds for facts)
– Beliefs towards mathematics
Classroom Climate
How can I set-up my classroom to be Common Core ready?
Classroom Climate
How can I set up my classroom to get
students to communicate?
So What’s Next?
You will meet with your
school team to make a plan
of action for implementing
Practice Standards and
Content Standards at your
school.