Grade 1 is a major year for moving towards the abstract understanding of numbers. Concrete and visual representations are heavily used to support this transition.
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|These numbers fans are a great tool for ensuring all students are involved in whole class lessons or mental & oral math time. When a hands-up policy is used in classrooms, an average of about 25% of students are attending to the lesson. Having students hold up answers ensures every child is thinking about the topic.|