MathActive Lessons
             for Grades K-2

1.
( K-2) Branding Circles
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides). Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.)
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( K-2) Branding Circles with English Voice
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides). Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.)
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( K-2) Branding Circles with Navajo Voice
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides). Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.)
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( K-2) Branding Circles with Spanish Voice
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides). Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.)
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( K-2) Branding Rectangles
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Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.) Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
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( K-2) Branding Squares
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides). Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.)
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( K-2) Branding Triangles
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides). Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.)
8.
( K-2) Circles 1 Curved Lines
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
9.
( K-2) Circles 2 2-D
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Name common two-dimensional shapes (square, rectangle, triangle, and circle). Draw two-dimensional shapes. (square, rectangle, triangle, circle)
10.
( K-2) Circles 3 3-D
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Name concrete objects and pictures of three-dimensional solids (cones, spheres and cubes).
11.
( K-2) Circles 4 No Angles
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Name common two-dimensional shapes (square, rectangle, triangle, and circle). Draw two-dimensional shapes. (square, rectangle, triangle, circle) Verbally compare objects according to observable and measurable attributes.
12.
( K-2) Compare 2-D Shapes
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Compare attributes of two-dimensional shapes (square, rectangle, triangle, and circle).
13.
( K-2) Compare 2-D Shapes with English Voice
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Understanding and comparing the attributes of all the two-dimensional shapes is an important basic skill for primary students. This lesson allows students to explore different two-dimensional shapes, analyze their attributes, name them and describe them. This lessons is available with English narration and script.
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( K-2) Compare 2-D Shapes with Navajo Voice
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides, vertices). Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
15.
( K-2) Find Patterns with Frogs
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Students will be creating and completing patterns. Students must analyze what they see by number, letter and color to chose the appropriate fill-ins.
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( K-2) Geometric Shapes at the OK Corral
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Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.) Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
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( K-2) Geometric Shapes at the OK Corral/English Voice
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Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.) Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
18.
( K-2) Geometric Shapes at the OK Corral/Navajo Voice
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Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.) Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
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( K-2) Geometric Shapes at the OK Corral/Spanish Voice
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Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.) Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
20.
( K-2) Logic - Always and Sometimes
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Identify the concepts some, every and many within the context of logical reasoning. Identify the concepts all and none within the context of logical reasoning.
21.
( K-2) Magician Squares
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides, vertices). Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
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( K-2) Magician Squares with English Voice
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides, vertices). Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
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( K-2) Magician Squares with Navajo Voice
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides, vertices). Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
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( K-2) Magician Squares with Spanish Voice
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides, vertices). Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
25.
( K-2) Mining Shapes
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
26.
( K-2) Mining Shapes with English Voice
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
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( K-2) Mining Shapes with Navajo Voice
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
28.
( K-2) Mining Shapes with Spanish Voice
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
29.
( K-2) Navajo Rug
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Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.)
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( K-2) Navajo Rug with English Voice
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Using Navajo figures, shapes and traditions will motivate young learners to recognize and identify specific geometric shapes in the context of the Navajo culture. Squares and triangles are used in this lesson. Navajo weavers traditionally use geometric designs because of a natural fitting together ? an aesthetics of these shapes with the environment. The human activity involved in making Navajo rugs produces results that are a spontaneously natural blending of math and art. This lessons also has English, Navajo and Spanish narrations and scripts.
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( K-2) Navajo Rug with Navajo Voice
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Using Navajo figures, shapes and traditions will motivate young learners to recognize and identify specific geometric shapes in the context of the Navajo culture. Squares and triangles are used in this lesson. Navajo weavers traditionally use geometric designs because of a natural fitting together ? an aesthetics of these shapes with the environment. The human activity involved in making Navajo rugs produces results that are a spontaneously natural blending of math and art. This lessons also has English, Navajo and Spanish narrations and scripts.
32.
( K-2) Navajo Rug with Spanish Voice
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Using Navajo figures, shapes and traditions will motivate young learners to recognize and identify specific geometric shapes in the context of the Navajo culture. Squares and triangles are used in this lesson. Navajo weavers traditionally use geometric designs because of a natural fitting together ? an aesthetics of these shapes with the environment. The human activity involved in making Navajo rugs produces results that are a spontaneously natural blending of math and art. This lessons also has English, Navajo and Spanish narrations and scripts.
33.
( K-2) Navajo Yei
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Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.)
34.
( K-2) Number Sentences with Spiffy
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When students writes and/or solves a story problem, they will need to write the answer in number sentence form. For instance, ?Mary has 20 pieces of candy and gives Betty 13 pieces, how many pieces does Mary have left?? Giving the answer ?7? pieces of candy is not acceptable. The answer needs to be written in number sentence form, 20 ? 13 = 7. In the lesson, students will be solving story problems. And writing number sentences.
35.
( K-2) Rectangles with Rikki
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides, vertices). Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
36.
( K-2) Rectangles with Rikki/English Voice
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides, vertices). Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
37.
( K-2) Rectangles with Rikki/Navajo Voice
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides, vertices). Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
38.
( K-2) Rectangles with Rikki/Spanish Voice
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides, vertices). Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
39.
( K-2) Roundup Circles
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides). Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.)
40.
( K-2) Roundup Rectangles
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides). Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.)
41.
( K-2) Roundup Squares
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides). Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.)
42.
( K-2) Roundup Triangles
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides). Identify shapes in different environments. (e.g., nature, buildings, classroom, etc.)
43.
( K-2) Small and Large Squares
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Use concepts and terms of position and size in contextual situations: Inside/Outside, Left/Right, Above/Below/Between, Smaller/Larger, Longer/Shorter.
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( K-2) Small and Large Squares/English Voice
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Use concepts and terms of position and size in contextual situations: Inside/Outside, Left/Right, Above/Below/Between, Smaller/Larger, Longer/Shorter. This lesson has English, Navajo and Spanish narrations and scripts.
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( K-2) Small and Large Squares/Navajo Voice
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Use concepts and terms of position and size in contextual situations: Inside/Outside, Left/Right, Above/Below/Between, Smaller/Larger, Longer/Shorter. This lesson has English, Navajo and Spanish narrations and scripts.
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( K-2) Small and Large Squares/Spanish Voice
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Use concepts and terms of position and size in contextual situations: Inside/Outside, Left/Right, Above/Below/Between, Smaller/Larger, Longer/Shorter. This lesson has English, Navajo and Spanish narrations and scripts.
47.
( K-2) Squares
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides, vertices).
48.
( K-2) Squares with English Voice
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides, vertices).
49.
( K-2) Squares with Navajo Voice
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides, vertices).
50.
( K-2) Squares with Spanish Voice
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides, vertices).
51.
( K-2) Symmetry that is Basic and Beautiful
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Recognize where a line of symmetry divides a two dimensional shape into mirror images. Recognize line(s) of symmetry for a two-dimensional shape. Identify a line of symmetry in a two-dimensional shape.
52.
( K-2) Triangles Introduction
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Use the words vertex and side when describing simple two-dimensional geometric shapes. Build geometric figures with other common shapes. (e.g., tangrams, pattern blocks, geoboards) Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
53.
( K-2) Triangles Introduction/English Voice
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Students learn that triangles are two-dimensional shapes. They are made of three sides that meet at points forming angles. All two-dimensional geometric shapes having three sides and three angles are called triangles. Right triangles are introduced in a lesson called Basic Right triangles.
54.
( K-2) Triangles Introduction/Navajo Voice
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Students learn that triangles are two-dimensional shapes. They are made of three sides that meet at points forming angles. All two-dimensional geometric shapes having three sides and three angles are called triangles. Right triangles are introduced in a lesson called Basic Right triangles.
55.
( K-2) Triangles Introduction/Spanish Voice
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Students learn that triangles are two-dimensional shapes. They are made of three sides that meet at points forming angles. All two-dimensional geometric shapes having three sides and three angles are called triangles. Right triangles are introduced in a lesson called Basic Right triangles.
56.
( K-2) Tricorn Triangles
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Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides, vertices). Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides).
57.
( K-2) Vertices with Rikki
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Use the words vertex and side when describing simple two-dimensional geometric shapes. Name common two-dimensional shapes (square, rectangle, triangle, and circle). Compare attributes of two-dimensional shapes (square, rectangle, triangle, and circle).
58.
( K-2) Cardinal Directions
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Navigating our world requires knowledge of cardinal directions. This skill should be started in the early grades for students. This lesson uses an acronym for the direction names as an instructional strategy. Students learn how to identify and use cardinal directions and locate cities in Arizona from one city to the other by cardinal direction.