Pathways & Idea and Movement- Numerical Fluency

Topic: Numerical Fluency
CLI Strategy: Idea and movement and Pathways
Subject: Math
TEKS: K.1, 1.1, 2.1,3,4
Grade: Lower Elementary

Students will be able to: create movements to count by hundreds, tens, fives, and ones and then use these movements to figure out the distance between two numbers on a number line. Continue reading

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Idea and Movement: How-To

Basic instructions:

  • Have participants find their own personal space around the room/carpet.
  • Simultaneously, but in students’ individual spaces, students create a gesture or movement based on a prompt, word, or concept (give them 1 minute or so to create)
  • Teacher can then highlight one student’s movement. Ask other students to describe what they see, to analyze what they think that movement means, and then think about how that movement relates to the prompt, word, or concept.

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