I am excited to announce that I have an entire unit on TpT for FREE! The unit is my Inequality Unit with Alligators.
I am using this unit in my class as a supplement to our first unit in math. My first unit is math is all about numbers and counting. Near the end of the unit we discuss how to compare numbers. I thought I needed some extra supplemental work to go along with my EnVision lesson.
During my Master’s Program I wrote an Action Research report about how to make learning fun for students. One lesson I worked on was this one. I made popsicle alligators, painted them green, glued google eyes on them, and finished them off with teeth! The kids absolutely loved them!! I bust those bad boys out when I teach this unit. These ones are not mine, but here is an example of what I am talking about. They are better than mine because they say “less than” and “greater than”. I will be adding that to mine ASAP.
I love making anchor charts and I have included anchor chart example in my TpT FREEBIE. Here are the posters I made for my classroom.
I start off with this anchor chart because I like to make up a story about the hungry alligator eating fish. I put little fish by the numbers like touch math. You could make it anything you want!! Think about your class and something they love, maybe pizza, cookies, or hamburgers.
Then I use this poster to talk about how and when we say “greater than” and “less than”.
This is how I post the standards in my class. It’s a tight fit, but the job gets done 🙂
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