DNA FOCUS/BELLWORK: If this unit has a connection to your DNA task(s), then you can use some activities from the Teacher Booklet in your DNA bin or on the RPS Assessment website (Value Added Assessment/DNA). IF this unit does not have a connection to your DNA task(s), we still recommend you focus on some big ideas for your grade level even if they are not related to this unit.
WORD WALL: The list of vocabulary can be found in MMS launching the unit section of your textbook. The vocabulary on the Word Wall should be represented numerically, symbolically and pictorially.
LITERATURE CONNECTIONS: These are listed in the MMS Teacher Guides; As well your Grade 1-3 MMS materials include sets of little books (red, yellow or blue) that are connected to math concepts. These little books can be used for teaching non-fiction reading strategies.
VAA and DNA