Our time is divided between whole group, small group, and individual instruction. We begin each lesson with a number sense routine followed by a lesson to align with our standards. After a whole group lesson, students either work independently, in pairs, or in small groups to practice new concepts and skills. We use many resources to support our math curriculum, including Children’s Mathematics Cognitively Guided Instruction and Jessica F. Shumway’s Number Sense Routines: Building Numerical Literacy Every Day in Grades K-3, NCTM books based on the content standards, and various internet sources. We align our curriculum with the Iowa Core.

Units of Study  
Number Concepts
Numbers to 1,000
Basic Facts and Relationships
2-Digit Addition
2-Digit Subtraction
3-Digit Addition and Subtraction
Money and Time
Length in Customary Units
Length in Metric Units
Word Problems
Place Value with Rounding
Number Patterning
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