Lesson 5 Explore Math Tools

    • Let’s explore our math tools.

Warm-up Notice and Wonder: Using Different Tools

What do you notice?
What do you wonder?

Pattern blocks. Orange, 4. Red, 1. Green, 1. Arranged in the shape of a house.
Geoblocks, 6. In the shape of a house.
Connecting cubes in the shape of a house.

Activity 1 Introduce Connecting Cubes, Build to Match

Use your connecting cubes to build this object.

9 Connecting cubes. Yellow, 3, up. Connected to, Blue, 3, across. Connected to, Red, 3, up.  

Activity 2 Introduce Pattern Blocks, Puzzles

Use your pattern blocks to fill in the puzzle.

Pattern blocks. 6 green arranged around 1 yellow.

Activity 3 Centers: Choice Time

Choose a center.


Center Activity. Geoblocks.

Connecting Cubes

Center Activity. Connecting cubes.

Pattern Blocks

Center Activity. Pattern blocks.