Lessons By National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards (NCTM)

IELD Goal 11

11A: Develop beginning skills in the use of science and engineering practices, such as observing, asking questions, solving problems, and drawing conclusions.

IELD Goal 12

12A: Understand that living things grow and change.

12B: Understand that living things rely on the environment and/or others to live and grow.

12C: Explore the physical properties of objects.

12D: Explore concepts of force and motion.

12E: Explore concepts and information related to the earth, including ways to take care of our planet.

12F: Explore changes related to the weather and seasons.

IELD Goal 13

13A: Understand rules to follow when investigating and exploring.

13B: Use tools and technology to assist with science and engineering investigations.

NCTM Algebra

A1: Understand patterns, relations, and functions

• Wonderful Worms

A2: Represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures using algebraic symbols

• The Tiny Seed

A3: Use mathematical models to represent and understand quantitative relationships

• Yahtzee

A4: Analyze change in various contexts

NCTM Data Analysis and Probability

D1: Formulate questions that can be addressed with data and collect, organize, and display relevant data to answer them

• Who’s Hiding?

D2: Select and use appropriate statistical methods to analyze data

• Who’s Hiding?

D3: Develop and evaluate inferences and predictions that are based on data

• Who’s Hiding?

D4: Understand and apply the basic concepts of probability

NCTM Geometry

G1: Analyze characteristics and properties of two- and three-dimensional shapes and develop mathematical arguments about geometric relationships

• When a Line Bends, a Shape Begins

G2: Specify locations and describe spatial relationships using coordinate geometry and other representational systems

• Take a Walk with Rosie

G3: Apply transformations and use symmetry to analyze mathematical situations

• Symmetry Game

G4: Use visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling to solve problems

NCTM Measurement

M1: Understand measurable attributes of objects and the units, systems, and processes of measurement

• Wonderful Worms

M2: Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements

NCTM Numbers and Operations

N1: Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems

• What’s in a Name?

N2: Understand meanings of operations and how they relate to one another

• Yahtzee

N3: Compute fluently and make reasonable estimates