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Bridges in Mathematics Grade 1

Unit 1 – Numbers All Around Us

Fairies in the Fog 5 – Find the missing number in a 5s counting pattern.

Gingerbread Men – Count and order with gingerbread men. Select “view fullscreen” for use during whole group instruction.

Saucer Sorter – Count numbers in any sequence (count by 2s, 5s, and more) up to 200. The teacher tool allows you to cover numbers or move numbers around in a given sequence.

Tally Marks Up to 10 – View a set of tally marks and type in the number represented, from 1-10.  Tally Marks Up to 20 provides an additional challenge for students.

Whack a Mole – Select the number in a counting sequence. Game can be set for any start number and any counting-by sequence.

Bonds of Ten – Build combinations to ten with pipe sections to set a whale free.

Butterfly Ten Frame – View butterflies in a ten frame and identify how many flew away and how many are left.

Math Lines – Race to pair numbers that add up to 10. Or select this version of Math Lines and choose your own target number.

Ten Frame – Compose and decompose numbers to 10 on a ten frame

Fairies in the Fog 10 – Find the missing number in a 10s counting pattern.

Partitioning Numbers – View a visual model of tens and units and click on the number represented

 

Unit 2 – Developing Strategies with Dice & Dominoes

Addition with Manipulatives – See and hear an addition problem, then click on the answer. Drag marbles onto a work surface to help with counting, as needed. Five levels of addition included, starting with simple 1 digit problems. Players must score 70% or greater to advance levels.

Balloon Pop Comparison – Pop the balloon to match a statement, either “greater number” or “lesser number.” Also see alternate version with 3 balloons.

Okta’s Rescue – Click on the number of Oktas that add up to a specified sum. Choose the target range (1-6, 1-12, 1-18) and time limit. After time is up, add the total number of Oktas rescued and slide an arrow on a number line to show the total.

Raceway Number Values – Compare numbers with less than, greater to, and equals signs. Two levels of play.

Bonds of Ten – Build combinations to ten with pipe sections to set a whale free.

Bubble Game – Click on bubbles to select addends to solve addition problems.

Bridge Doubles – Double numbers 1-10 to complete a series of bridge spans.

Fairies in the Fog 5 – Find the missing number in a 5s counting pattern.

Saucer Sorter – Count numbers in any sequence (count by 2s, 5s, and more) up to 200. The teacher tool allows you to cover numbers or move numbers around in a given sequence

 

Unit 3 – Adding, Subtracting, Counting & Comparing

Bonds of Ten – Build combinations to ten with pipe sections to set a whale free.

Bridge Doubles – Double numbers 1-10 to complete a series of bridge spans.

Dinosaur Dentist – Use knowledge of doubles plus or minus one to remove the dinosaur’s bad tooth.

Doorway Odd and Even – Variety of odd and even math games include: pairing shoes, sorting ladybug spots, painting houses by number, selecting odd or even numbered eggs.

Jet Ski Addition – Move jet ski along by solving addition problems. Choose the correct answer from 4 given choices. Play against other online players or the computer.

Math Lines – Race to pair numbers that add up to 10. Or select this version of Math Lines and choose your own target number.

Speedy Pictures – Add numbers modeled by one of the following: 10 or 20 bead Rekenrek, dice, fingers, egg cartons, money discs. Adjust the viewing time as needed. Since the pictures are only shown for a short time, students must use addition strategies to add the beads. Uses Java.

Ten Frame – Compose and decompose numbers to 10 on a ten frame.

Alien Addition – Click on the addition expression that equals a given number in this timed game. See Minus Mission for a similar subtraction game.

Grouping & Grazing – Count, add, & subtract to move cows into corrals. Corral in groups of 5 or 10.

Balloon Pop Comparison – Pop the balloon to match a statement, either “greater number” or “lesser number.” Also see alternate version with 3 balloons.

Raceway Number Values Junior – Compare dots and insert the correct symbol: <, >, =. After each level, players compete in a very short bonus (driving) activity.

 

Unit 4 – Leapfrogs on the Number Line

ICT Numberline Games – Site features a variety of number line games.

Okta’s Rescue – Click on the number of Oktas that add up to a specified sum. Choose the target range (1-6, 1-12, 1-18) and time limit. After time is up, add the total number of Oktas rescued and slide an arrow on a number line to show the total.

Octopus – Click on the shell that shows 10 more than the given number.

Techno Tortoise – Using the Demonstrator Tool, model -10,  -1, +1, +5, or +10 on a number line.

 

Unit 5 – Geometry

Geometry Shapes – Complete puzzles by recognizing similarities and differences in shapes. Audio directions for non-readers.

Patch Tool – Drag and drop virtual pattern blocks: arrange blocks to create designs, build sequences, or fill in a puzzle (similar to a tangram puzzle).

Shape Lab – Help a cartoon scientist finish his project by handing him the shapes with the right characteristics. Students will need to be able to read the clues or have a helper read them aloud.

Shifting Shapes – Identify a simple 2D shape hidden on the screen using a small window to look at parts of the shape. Try Shifting Shapes Year 1 for additional shapes: hexagon, octagon. Also see Guess the Hidden Shape (TESiboard.)

3-D Shifting Shapes – A 3-D shape is hidden. Use a tiny window to peer at parts of the shape. Can you guess the shape? Includes this vocabulary: cube, cuboid, prism, triangle or square based pyramid, cone, sphere, cylinder. Substitute terms used in Bridges while looking at the shapes.

Cube Nets – View 24 nets and click on the 11 that can be folded to make a cube net.

Shapes – Students read a shape name and select the picture with that shape. (For prereaders, this might be a teacher-led, whole group activity.)

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Half – Find 13 different ways to show one-half by highlighting 4 out of 8 congruent triangles that are arranged in a square.

 

Unit 6 – Figure the Facts with Penguins

Bridge Doubles – Double numbers 1-10 to complete a series of bridge spans.

Dinosaur Dentist– Use knowledge of doubles plus or minus one to remove the dinosaur’s bad tooth.

Math Lines – Shoot the balls to make combinations of 10 (or of any number from 4 to 15).

Number Twins – Find pairs that make 10 (or select any number between 4 and 15).

Robin Hood Archery Doubles – See a number, then click the double on the archery board. Up to 10+10. Try Robin Hood Doubles Beyond 10 for doubles greater than 10+10.

Ten Frame – Compose and decompose numbers to 10 on a ten frame.

Ace of Numbers – Click and drag a playing card to fill in the missing addend or subtrahend in this beat-the-clock game

Math Madness – Fill in the addend, subtrahend or factor to score points in this basketball arcade game.

Number Twins – Find pairs that make 10 (or select any number between 4 and 15)..

Saucer Sorter – Count numbers in any sequence (count by 2s, 5s, and more) up to 200. The teacher tool allows you to cover numbers or move numbers around in a given sequence.

 

Unit 7 – One Hundred & Beyond

100 Hunt +10 – While looking at a 100 grid, click on the number that is 10 more than the target number.

Adding 2-Digit Numbers – Break two-digit numbers into tens and ones and then add them.

Dinosaur Place Value – Select the numbers (tens and units) that make up a given 2-digit number.

Flip Counter – Model which digits change as you count forward or backward by 1s, 10s, 100s, or 1000s.

Grouping & Grazing – Count, add, & subtract to move cows into corrals. Corral in groups of 5 or 10.

Octopus – Click on the shell that shows 10 more than the given number.

Partitioning Numbers – View a visual model of tens and units and click on the number represented.

Shark Numbers – Given three numbers, look at the base ten pieces and click on the bubble that shows that number. Shark bites the boat if incorrect.

Shark Pool Place Value – Look at the base ten pieces and click on the bubble that shows that number. In this game there are many numbers to choose from.

Catapult Count On – Add a single digit to a double digit to jump to the next multiple of ten on a number line and destroy a castle. Pull down on the catapult to adjust the number added on the number line. Check “hide jumps” to use mental math. See help video for demo.

ICT Numberline Games – Site features a variety of number line games.

Okta’s Rescue – Click on the number of Oktas that add up to a specified sum. Choose the target range (1-6, 1-12, 1-18) and time limit. After time is up, add the total number of Oktas rescued and slide an arrow on a number line to show the total.

Saucer Sorter – Count numbers in any sequence (count by 2s, 5s, and more) up to 200. The teacher tool allows you to cover numbers or move numbers around in a given sequence.

Techno Tortoise – Add 2 numbers by moving a turtle along a number line using -1, +1, +5, or +10. Most problems are multi-digit. Site includes a demonstrator tool that could be used by teachers for whole group instruction. In the game mode, 5 correct answers results in a quick non-math, video-like activity.

Adding 10 Depth Charger – Add 10 to the sonar scanner to destroy robot submarines.

Addition with Manipulatives – See and hear an addition problem, then click on the answer. Drag marbles onto a work surface to help with counting, as needed. Five levels of addition included, starting with simple 1 digit problems. Players must score 70% or greater to advance levels.

Math Madness – Fill in the addend, subtrahend or factor to score points in this basketball arcade game

Compare Money Amounts – Look at two sets of coins and determine which has the greater value. Shows the problems attempted and time elapsed.

Count Pennies, Nickels, and Dimes – Add the value of a coin collection and type in answer. Audio option. Shows the problems attempted and time elapsed.

Count Pennies, Nickels, Dimes, and Quarters – Count mixed collections of coins in this quiz format. Audio option. Shows the problems attempted and time elapsed.

Equivalent Coins – Look at a set of coins and choose the group of coins that shows the same amount. Shows the problems attempted and time elapsed.

How Much is the Coin Worth? – View a coin and identify its value. Audio option. Shows the problems attempted and time elapsed.

 

Unit 8 – Changes, Changes.

Fairies in the Fog 5 – Find the missing number in a 5s counting pattern..

Snapdragon Tell the Time – Need to Allow Adobe to work- Use arrows to move clock hands in one hour increments to match the given time in words. “Set clock to six o’clock.” Teacher could read time and have students determine time on clock and how far to move clock hands.

100 Hunt +10 – While looking at a 100 grid, click on the number that is 10 more than the target number.

Adding 10 Depth Charger – Add 10 to the sonar scanner to destroy robot submarines.

Octopus – Click on the shell that shows 10 more than the given number.

Fairies in the Fog 10 – Find the missing number in a 10s counting pattern.

Grouping & Grazing – Count, add, & subtract to move cows into corrals. Corral in groups of 5 or 10.

Partitioning Numbers – View a visual model of tens and units and click on the number represented.

Raceway Number Values – Compare numbers with less than, greater to, and equals signs. Two levels of play.

Techno Tortoise – Add 2 numbers by moving a turtle along a number line using -1, +1, +5, or +10. Most problems are multi-digit. Site includes a demonstrator tool that could be used by teachers for whole group instruction. In the game mode, 5 correct answers results in a quick non-math, video-like activity.

 

 

 

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Penguins:

Penguin Pictures!

Emperor Penguin Pictures

About Emperor Penguins

 

Spiders:

Photographs of Spiders

 

Weather:

Weather Words 

Cloud Types

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