The Mathematics Lesson-Planning Handbook, Grades 3-5
Your Blueprint for Building Cohesive Lessons
- Ruth Harbin Miles - Mary Baldwin College, VA
- Beth McCord Kobett - Stevenson University
- Lois A. Williams - Owner, C&I Mathematics Consulting
NCTM Stock Number is 15701.
Corwin Mathematics Series
Mathematics & Numeracy | Primary Maths | Teaching in Primary Schools
“This book brings together the best of Visible Learning and the teaching of mathematics. The chapters on learning intentions, success criteria, misconceptions, formative evaluation, and knowing thy impact are stunning. Rich in exemplars, grounded in research about practice, and with the right balance about the surface and deep learning in math, it's a great go-to book for all who teach mathematics.”
—John Hattie, Laureate Professor, Deputy Dean of MGSE, Director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute, Melbourne Graduate School of Education
YOU are the architect in the mathematics classroom.
When it comes to mathematics lessons, do you sometimes feel overly beholden to the required texts from which you teach? Do you wish you could break the mold, but feel like you get conflicting guidance on the "right” things to do? How often do you find yourself in the last-minute online scramble for a great task activity that will capture your students' interest and align to your state standards?
In The Mathematics Lesson-Planning Handbook, Grades 3–5: Your Blueprint for Building Cohesive Lessons, you’ll learn the streamlined decision-making processes that will help you plan the focused, research-based, standards-aligned lessons your students need. This daily reference offers practical guidance for when and how to pull together mathematics routines, resources, and effective teaching techniques into a coherent and manageable set of lesson plans. This resource will
- Lead teachers through a process of lesson planning based on various learning objectives
- Set the stage for lesson planning using relatable vignettes
- Offer sample lesson plans for Grades 3–5
- Create opportunities to reflect on each component of a mathematics lesson
- Suggest next steps for building a unit from the lessons
- Provide teachers the space and tools to create their own lesson plans going forward
Based on years of classroom experience from seasoned mathematics educators, this book brings together the just-in-time resources and practical advice you need to make lesson planning simple, practical, and doable. From laying a solid foundation to choosing the right materials, you’ll feel confident structuring lessons that lead to high student achievement.
“This must-have book has well-thought-out lesson plans that combine rich tasks with high-quality questions.
I am confident that every teacher, administrator, specialist, and math supervisor needs to have a copy of
“At a time when open educational resources are flooding our classrooms, The Mathematics Lesson-Planning
Handbook helps bring focus and intentionality as to why we should choose one task over another. It
thoughtfully lays out the smaller nuances that are most commonly overlooked and it helps bring clarity to the
art of building coherence.”