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Eureka Math Pre-K Study Guide

Eureka Math Pre-K Study Guide

Great Minds

ISBN: 978-1-119-04466-6

Sep 2016, Jossey-Bass

168 pages

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Eureka Math is a comprehensive, content-rich PreK–12 curriculum that follows the focus and coherence of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics (CCSSM) and carefully sequences the mathematical progressions into expertly crafted instructional modules. The companion Study Guides to Eureka Math gather the key components of the curriculum for each grade into a single location, unpacking the standards in detail so that both users and non-users of Eureka Math can benefit equally from the content presented.  

Each of the Eureka Math Curriculum Study Guides includes narratives that provide educators with an overview of what students should be learning throughout the year, information on alignment to the instructional shifts and the standards, design of curricular components, approaches to differentiated instruction, and descriptions of mathematical models.  The Study Guides can serve as either a self-study professional development resource or as the basis for a deep group study of the standards for a particular grade. For teachers who are new to the classroom or the standards, the Study Guides introduce them not only to Eureka Math but also to the content of the grade level in a way they will find manageable and useful.  Teachers familiar with the Eureka Math curriculum will also find this resource valuable as it allows for a meaningful study of the grade level content in a way that highlights the coherence between modules and topics.  The Study Guides allow teachers to obtain a firm grasp on what it is that students should master during the year.

The Eureka Math Curriculum Study Guide, Grade PK provides an overview of all of the Pre-Kindergarten modules, including Counting to 5; Shapes; Counting to 10; Comparison of Length, Weight, Capacity, and Numbers to 5; and Addition and Subtraction Stories and Counting to 20.

Introduction by Lynne Munson vii

From the Writers by Kate Austin and Lacy Endo-Peery ix

Foreword by Scott Baldridge xi

How to Use This Book xiii

Chapter 1 Introduction to Eureka Math 1

Vision and Storyline 1

Advantages to a Coherent Curriculum 2

Chapter 2 Major Mathematical Themes in Each Grade Band 5

Year-Long Curriculum Maps for Each Grade Band 5

Math Content Development for PreK–5: A Story of Units 5

How A Story of Units Aligns with the Instructional Shifts 11

How A Story of Units Aligns with the Standards for Mathematical Practice 14

Chapter 3 Grade-Level Content Review 17

Rationale for Module Sequence in PreKindergarten 18

Chapter 4 Curriculum Design 21

Approach to Module Structure 21

Approach to Lesson Structure 22

Approach to Assessment 35

Chapter 5 Approach to Differentiated Instruction 37

Scaffolds for English Language Learners 38

Scaffolds for Students with Disabilities 39

Scaffolds for Students Performing below Grade Level 41

Scaffolds for Students Performing above Grade Level 42

Chapter 6 Grade-Level Module Summary and Unpacking of Standards 43

Module 1: Counting to 5 44

Module 2: Shapes 57

Module 3: Counting to 10 64

Module 4: Comparison of Length, Weight, Capacity, and Numbers to 5 77

Module 5: Addition and Subtraction Stories and Counting to 20 87

Chapter 7 Mathematical Models 99

Array and Area Models 100

Base-Ten Blocks 101

Bundles 102

Money 103

Number Bonds 104

Number Line 106

Number Path 108

Number Towers 109

Place Value Chart 110

Place Value Disks 112

Rekenrek 113

Tape Diagrams 114

Ten-Frames 116

Chapter 8 Terminology 119

Grade PreK 119

Grade K 122

Grade 1 124

Grade 2 126

Grade 3 129

Grade 4 131

Grade 5 134

Notes 137

Board of Trustees 139

Eureka Math Study Guide: A Story of Units Contributors 141

Index 143