Hands-On Standards®

SAMPLE LESSONS

Confidently Teach Math with Manipulatives to Build Problem Solving Skills!

Hands-On Standards is designed to deepen understanding of key math concepts using manipulatives and scafforlded lessons to seamlessly transition from the concrete to the abstract.  Each lesson reinforces key, grade-level math concepts and helps students deepen their understanding with hands-on manipualtives and activities.

The Hands-On Standards Product Line Includes:

Daily Problem Solving - Provide daily math practice with 180 problem-solving activities covering 36 skills.  Shop Daily Problem Solving

 

Math Mini Lessons - Supplement your math curriculum with 15-30 minute hands-on lessons that incorporate manipulatives. Shop Math Mini Lessons

 

Math Intervention - Target challenging math concepts with hands-on math lessons. Shop Intervention

 

Learning at Home - Provide fun, engaging math practice that extends the learning and makes understanding math accessible for all children. Shop Learning at Home

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Daily Problem Solving

Provide daily math practice with 180 problem-solving activities covering 36 skills

Kindergarten


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Math Mini Lessons

Supplement your math curriculum with 15-30 minute hands-on lessons that incorporate manipulatives.

Hands-On Standards Mini Math Lessons Table of Contents

Number and Operations

Groups of 0-5

Groups of 6-10

Compare Groups

Cound On

Part-Part-Whole

Use the Plus Sign

Decompose Numbers

Use the Minus Sign

Position of Objects

Represent Number with Objects

Addition: Sums to 10

Difference from 10

Sums and Differences

Identiry Halves

Sort by One Attribute

Sort by Two Attributes

Determine the Sorting Rule

Extend Color Patterns

Extend Shape Patterns

Extend Growing Patterns

Measurement

Nonstandard Measurement of Height

Use Words to Compare Attributes

Sort by Height and Length

Estimate and Measure Length

Explore Area

 

Data

Explore Pictographs

Explore Bar Graphs

Cube Tallies

Spinner Probabilities

 

Geometry

Attributes of Plane Shapes

Plane Shapes and Real-Life Objects

Shape Attributes of Solid Shapes

Geometric Figures and Designs

Transformations

Spatial Relationships

Shapes in Different Perspectives

Geometry and Numbers

Number and Operations

Count On

Groups of 0 to 10 

Number Shapes

Count to 5 and Back

Estimate and Check

Arrange Sets of Objects

Represent Numbers with Objects

Compare Groups

Equal Groups

More and Fewer

More Than, Less Than, Same As

Order of Numbers

Groups 11 to 29

Count to 100 by Ones

Count to 100 by Tens

Solve Joining Problems

Use the Addition Symbol

Sums to 10

Differences to 10

Part-Part-Whole

Decompose Numbers

Make 10

Compose and Decompose Numbers to 10

Measurement

Measure Height

Sort by Height

Estimate and Measure Length

Sort by Length

 

Data

Sort by One Attribute

Sort by Two Attributes

Determine the Sorting Rule

Classify Objects

 

Geometry

Left and Right

Plane Shapes and Real-Life Objects

Create Grometric Pictures

Attributes of Plane Shapes

Cubes and Spheres

Explore Shape Attributes

Shape Attribute Riddles

Compose New Plane Shapes

Number and Operations

Solve Addition Sentences

Solve Subtraction Sentences

Explore Counting On

Explore Counting Back

Communicative Property

Associative Property

Make 10 to Add

Make 10 to Subtract

Add Doubles

Add Three Numbers

Find Missing Addends

Find Missing Subtrahends

Connect Addition to Subtraction

Comparison Problems

Understanding the Equal Sign

True and False Equations

Read and Write Numbers to 120

Write Numbers to 100

Write Numbers to 120

Explore Place Value

Compare Two-Digit Numbers

Order Numbers

10 More, 10 Less

Add Two-Digit Numbers

Add Two-Digit and One-Digit Numbers

Subtract 6 Multiples of 10

Subtract Tens from a Two-Digit Number

Measurement

Compare Lengths

Sort Objects Longest to Shortest

Sort Objects Shortest to Longest

Estimate and Measure

Measure Length

Time to the Hour

Tell Digital Time in Hours

Tell Time in Half Hour

Analog and Digital Time to the Half Hour

Spatial Relationships

Shapes in Different Perspectives

Geometry and Numbers

 

Data

Bar Graphs

Pictographs

Interpret Pictographs

 

Geometry

Build Shapes

Combine Shapes

Compose Three-Dimensional Shapes

Equal Shares

Number and Operations

Addition and Subtraction

Write Number Sentences

Use Double Facts

Make a Ten

Identify Even and Odd Numbers

Even and Odd Number Patterns

Three-Digit Numbers

Place Value

Skp Counting by 10s and 100s

Represent Numbers

Numbers in Different Forms

Compare Three-Digit Numbers

Compare and Order Three-Digit Numbers

Add 10 or 100

Subtract 10 or 100

Add or Subtract Within 100

Add Two-Digit Numbers

Add Three or More Two-Digit Numbers

Add or Subtract Within 1,000

Explain Addition and Subtraction Strategies

Write Repeated Addition Sentences

Repeated Addition of Groups of Numbers

Subtract Tens from a Two-Digit Number

Measurement

Choosing a Unit

Standard Units

Inches and Feet

Estimate and Measure

Compare Two Lengths

Solve World Problems Using Length

Whole Numbers as Lengths on a Number Line

Time to 5 Minutes

Tell Time to the Minute

Penny, Nickel, and Dime

Understand Quarters

Solve Problems Involving Coins

 

Data

Use Plots

Make Picture and Bar Graphs

Use Graphs to Solve Problems

 

Geometry

Identify Shapes

Partition Rectangles

Recognize Fractions

Identify Unit Fractions

Math Intervention

Target challenging math concepts with hands-on math lessons.

Geometry, Measurement & Data

Assessment Student Progress Report

Number & Operations

Hands-On Standards Intervention: Table of Contents

Geometry, Measurement & Data

 

Geometry

Find Relative Position

Name Shape

Identiry Irregular Shapes

Identiry Two- and Three- Dimensional Shapes

Model Shapes

Compose Two-Dimensional Shapes

 

Measurement

Determine Attributes

Measure Length in Nonstandard Units

Measure Height in Nonstandard Units

Compare Lengths

Compare Heights

Compare Objects

 

Data

Classify by Categories

Sort One Attribute

Sort by Two Attributes

Determine the Sorting Rule

Sort and Count

Sort, Count, and Analyze

Number & Operations

 

Numbers to 5

Read and Write Numbers to 5

Count Objects to 5

Count Sets of Objects to 5

Make a Set with 1 or More (up to 5)

 

Numbers to 20 and Beyond

Read and Write Numbers 6 to 10

Count Objects to 10

Make a Set With 1 More (Up to 10)

Compose and Decompose Numbers to 10

Find Ways to Make 10

Read and Write Numbers to 20

Count Objects to 20

Compose and Decompose Numbers to 20

Count Objects to 100

 

Comparing Numbers

Make a Set of 1 or More and Compare

Compare Sets of Objects to 10

Compare Numbers to 10

Adding and Subtracting

Add and Subtract Using + and -

Add and Subtract with Number Sentences

Make 10 Using Number Sentences

Geometry, Measurement & Data

 

Geometry

Shape Attributes

Create Shapes

Compose Two-Dimensional Shapes

Compose Three-DImensional Shapes

Equal Shares with Circles

Equal Shares with Rectangles

 

Measurement

Order Objects by Lengths

Find In-Between Lengths

Compare Lengths

Determine Length of Objects

Use Different Size Units to Measure Length

Tell Time to the Hour

Tell Time to the Half Hour

Write the Digital Time

 

Data

Create Tally Charts

Create Picture Graphs

Create Bar Graphs

Interpret Data on Graphs

Compare Data on Graphs

Create Questions About Data

Number & Operations

 

Understanding Addition & Subtraction

Solve Add-To and Take-From Word Problems

Solve Put-Together and Take-Apart Word Problems

Solve Compare Word Problems

Solve Word Problems with Addends

 

Using Strategies to Add and Subtract Within 20

Related Facts

Group to Add

Think Addition

Count On and Count Back

Make 10 to Add or Subtract

Use Doubles to Add or Subtract

The Equal Sign

 

Creating, Comparing, and Place Value

Teen Numbers

Represent Two-Digit Numbers

Read, Write, and Represent Numbers to 120

Decompose Numbers

Compare Numbers

 

Adding and Subtracting Beyond 20

Add a Two-Digit or One-Digit Number

10 More or 10 Less

Add a Multiple of 10

Subtract a Multiple of 10

Geometry, Measurement & Data

 

Geometry

Identiry Shapes

Recognize and Draw Shapes

Partition Rectangles

Solve Problems by Partitioning Rectangles

Partion Rectangles into Fair Shares

Partion Circles

 

Measurement

Estimate Lengths

Different Size Units

Select and Use Measurement Tools

Measure and Compare Lengths

Whole Numbers as Lengths on a Number Line

Tell Time to 5 Minutes

Tell Time to the Minute

Solve Coin Problems

 

Data

Line Plots Using Inches

Line Plots Using Centimeters

Solve Problems Using a Line Plot

Picture Graphs

Bar Graphs

Solve Problems Using Graphs

Numbers & Operations

 

Adding and Subtracting Within 1000

Use Strategies to Add and Subtract

Explain Addition and Subtraction Strategies

Solve One-Step Add to Problems

Solve One-Step Take-From Problems

Solve Two-Step Word Problems

 

Place Value, Counting, and Comparing

Three-Digit Numbers and Their Values

Explore Three-Digit Numbers

Writing Numbers in Different Forms

Greater Thank, Less Thank, or Equal To

 

Foundations of Multiplication

Odd or Even

Odd or Even and Doubles

Skip-Count by 5s, 10s, and 100s

Build Arrays

 

Adding and Subtracting Beyond 100

Use Mental Math to Add and Subtract

Use Place Value to Add Three or More Numbers

Use Properties to Add

Add Hundreds, Tens, and Ones

Subtract Hundreds, Tens, and Ones

Addition to 1,000

Learning at Home

Provide fun, engaging math practice that extends the learning and makes understanding math accessible for all children.  Parent and student facing materials in English and Spanish.

Learning at Home Scope and Sequence