Today, In My Classroom: Calendar Math

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This year, I wanted to re-vamp my calendar routine this year for my firsties. In the past, I have used a Promethean flipchart from Promethean Planet that I downloaded years ago. I still use it, but I use it in conjunction with my daily calendar math sheet.

The picture above shows what I project on my promethean board. This actually shows what it looks like after we have filled everything in. I let my students work with a partner to complete their calendar math. I usually set a timer so that they know that we don’t have time to play! (Also, they know that we have our Math Daily 5 centers following our math mini lesson, so they are pretty good about finishing).

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After the timer goes off, we review our calendar. I honestly started this late this school year, but I plan to copy enough for each month and make a booklet out of it. I wish I could afford to run off enough for the entire year and bind them together! Maybe next year I can!

Feel free to grab my daily calendar math sheet below or just click here! Leave me a comment and tell me what you do for your calendar routine!

 

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5 comments

  1. Looks great, thanks for the freebie! Can you not make your copies at school or do you have to pay for them as you mentioned??

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  2. This is terrific. I am a substitute and I think this is a great addition to the daily calendar times I do with classes.

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  3. This is so cute and useful! Thanks so much for the freebie!

    Becky
    Compassionate Teacher

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  4. Thanks for the template. I'm going to slide the sheet in page protectors that are in their math notebooks/folder. Student fills out the sheet, quick check by me, and ready to do again the next day.

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  5. Could you change the 'day' word fot the word 'date'? It would read...The date is, instead of..The day is. I really try to emphasize that the date is the numeral and tells us the ordinal number for the month.

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