Required Materials

Required Materials for Grade 1

Materials Needed for Unit 1

Lesson Gather Copy
A.1
  • Collections of objects
  • Dot cubes
  • Number Race Stage 3 Gameboard (groups of 1)
  • Counting Collections Stages 1 and 2 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
  • 10-Frame Standard (groups of 1)
A.2
  • 10-frames
  • Dot cubes
  • Two-color counters
  • Number Cards (0-10) (groups of 2)
  • Check It Off Stage 1 Recording Sheet Grade 1 (groups of 1)
A.3
  • 10-frames
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Two-color counters
  • Five in a Row Addition and Subtraction Stages 1 and 2 Gameboard (groups of 2)
A.4
  • 10-frames
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Two-color counters
  • none
A.5
  • 10-frames
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Two-color counters
  • Check It Off Stage 2 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
A.6
  • 10-frames
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Two-color counters
  • Find the Pair Stage 2 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
B.7
  • Inch tiles
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Pattern blocks
  • Two-color counters
  • Two-Column Table (groups of 1)
  • Three-Column Table (groups of 1)
B.8
  • Colored pencils or crayons
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Shape Cards (groups of 2)
B.9
  • Colored pencils or crayons
  • Connecting cubes
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • none
B.10
  • 10-frames
  • Connecting cubes
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Two-color counters
  • What's Behind My Back Stage 2 Recording Sheet Grade 1 (groups of 1)
C.11
  • Materials from previous centers
  • none
C.12
  • Connecting cubes
  • Data Represented with Numbers (groups of 2)
  • Data Represented with Tally Marks (groups of 2)
C.13
  • Connecting cubes
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Favorite Special Class Data (groups of 4)
C.14
  • Collections of objects
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Sort and Display Stage 1 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
C.15
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • none

Materials Needed for Unit 2

Lesson Gather Copy
A.1
  • 10-frames
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • none
A.2
  • 10-frames
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • none
A.3
  • 10-frames
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Materials from previous centers
  • none
A.4
  • 10-frames
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • none
A.5
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Math Stories Stage 1 and 4 Pictures (groups of 8)
  • Math Stories Stage 4 Recording Sheet (groups of 2)
B.6
  • 10-frames
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Materials from previous centers
  • none
B.7
  • 10-frames
  • Cups
  • Two-color counters
  • Shake and Spill Stage 3 Recording Sheet Grade 1 (groups of 1)
B.8
  • 10-frames
  • Cups
  • Two-color counters
  • Shake and Spill Stage 4 and 5 Recording Sheet (G1 and 2) (groups of 1)
B.9
  • 10-frames
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • none
B.10
  • 10-frames
  • Colored pencils or crayons
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cubes
  • Capture Squares Stage 1 Gameboard (groups of 2)
C.11
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • none
C.12
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • none
C.13
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • none
C.14
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Materials from previous centers
  • none
C.15
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Materials from previous centers
  • none
C.16
  • Colored pencils or crayons
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Capture Squares Stage 2 Gameboard (groups of 2)
D.17
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • Story Problem Cards Grade 1 (groups of 2)
D.18
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Equation Cards Grade 1 (groups of 2)
  • Story Problem Cards Grade 1 (groups of 2)
D.19
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • none
D.20
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Materials from previous centers
  • none
D.21
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number Puzzles Addition and Subtraction Stage 1 Gameboard (groups of 2)
  • Number Puzzles Digit Cards (groups of 2)
D.22
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Revisit Data (groups of 1)

Materials Needed for Unit 3

Lesson Gather Copy
A.1
  • Bags (brown paper)
  • Bags or envelopes
  • Scissors
  • Compare Stage 1 Addition Cards to 10 (groups of 2)
A.2
  • 10-frames
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Two-color counters
  • none
A.3
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • none
A.4
  • 10-frames
  • Crayons
  • Cups
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Two-color counters
  • Shake and Spill Stage 3 Recording Sheet Grade 1 (groups of 1)
A.5
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • none
A.6
  • 10-frames
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • none
A.7
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Compare Stage 1 Subtraction Cards to 10 (groups of 2)
  • Compare Stage 1 Addition Cards to 10 (groups of 2)
B.8
  • 10-frames
  • Bags
  • Connecting cubes
  • Counting Collections Stages 1 and 2 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
B.9
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • Number Cards 11-20 (groups of 2)
  • Double 10-Frame - Standard (groups of 1)
B.10
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • none
B.11
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • Materials from previous centers
  • none
B.12
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Cups
  • Double 10-frames
  • Two-color counters
  • Shake and Spill Stage 4 and 5 Recording Sheet (G1 and 2) (groups of 1)
B.13
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • Materials from previous centers
  • none
B.14
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number Puzzles Addition and Subtraction Stage 2 Gameboard (groups of 1)
C.15
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • none
C.16
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • none
C.17
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • Number cards 0–10
  • none
C.18
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • Compare Stage 2 Addition Cards to 20 (groups of 2)
C.19
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • none
C.20
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • none
C.21
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Two-color counters
  • Five in a Row Addition and Subtraction Stage 3 Gameboard (groups of 2)
  • How Close? Stage 1 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
D.22
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • none
D.23
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Number cards 0–10
  • none
D.24
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • none
D.25
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • none
D.26
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • none
D.27
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cards 0–10
  • How Close? Stage 2 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
  • Compare Stage 2 Subtraction Cards to 20 (groups of 2)
D.28
  • Connecting cubes or two-color counters
  • Double 10-frames
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • none

Materials Needed for Unit 4

Lesson Gather Copy
A.1
  • Bags
  • Collections of objects
  • Cups
  • Double 10-frames
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Paper plates
  • Counting Collections Stages 1 and 2 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
A.2
  • Connecting cubes
  • It's a Match (10-90) words, numbers, pictures (groups of 1)
  • Representations of Tens (groups of 27)
A.3
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Two-color counters
  • Number Cards, Multiples of 10 (0-90) (groups of 2)
  • Five in a Row Addition and Subtraction Stage 4 Gameboard (groups of 2)
A.4
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Double 10-frames
  • none
A.5
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number Cards, Multiples of 10 (0-90) (groups of 2)
  • Check It Off Stage 3 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
B.6
  • Bags
  • Connecting cubes
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Cups
  • Double 10-frames
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Paper plates
  • Counting Collections Stages 1 and 2 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
B.7
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Make It, Two-Digit Numbers Recording Sheet Number, Drawing, Words (groups of 1)
B.8
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Representations of Tens and Ones (groups of 2)
  • Grab and Count Stage 2 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
B.9
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cards 0–10
  • none
B.10
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Dry erase markers
  • Sheet protectors
  • Write the Number Stage 1 Gameboard (groups of 2)
B.11
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • none
B.12
  • Dry erase markers
  • Sheet protectors
  • Write the Number Stage 2 Gameboard (groups of 2)
B.13
  • Materials from previous centers
  • none
C.14
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Paper clips
  • none
C.15
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • none
C.16
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Greatest of Them All Stage 1 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
C.17
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Ordering Cards: Tens and Ones (groups of 2)
C.18
  • Dry erase markers
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Sheet protectors
  • Get Your Numbers in Order Stage 1 Gameboard (groups of 2)
D.19
  • Bags
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Materials from previous centers
  • none
D.20
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • none
D.21
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • none
D.22
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Mystery Number Stage 1 Directions (groups of 2)
D.23
  • Bags
  • Collections of objects
  • Estimating Quantities Card Sort (groups of 2)

Materials Needed for Unit 5

Lesson Gather Copy
A.1
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Paper clips (2-inch)
  • none
A.2
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Paper clips
  • Two-color counters
  • Five in a Row Addition and Subtraction Stage 5 Gameboard (groups of 2)
A.3
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • none
A.4
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number Puzzles Addition and Subtraction Stage 3 Gameboard (groups of 2)
B.5
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Add Em' Up Cards (2-digit and 1-digit numbers to 100) (groups of 2)
B.6
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Target Numbers Stage 1 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
B.7
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • none
B.8
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Target Numbers Stage 2 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
C.9
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • none
C.10
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number Puzzles Addition Stage 4 Gameboard (groups of 2)
C.11
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • none
C.12
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • none
C.13
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cubes
  • Paper clips
  • Two-color counters
  • Five in a Row Addition and Subtraction Stage 6 Gameboard (groups of 2)
  • Target Numbers Stage 3 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
C.14
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • none

Materials Needed for Unit 6

Lesson Gather Copy
A.1
  • Connecting cubes
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Objects of various lengths
  • none
A.2
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Pencils
  • Scissors
  • String
  • none
A.3
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Pencils
  • Scissors
  • String
  • none
A.4
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Number cards 0–10
  • How Close? Stage 3 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
B.5
  • Connecting cubes
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Lengths of Creepy, Crawly Things (groups of 1)
  • More Creepy, Crawly Things (groups of 1)
B.6
  • Paper clips (1-inch)
  • Tape (painter's or masking)
  • Measure with Paper Clips (groups of 1)
B.7
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Connecting cubes
  • Paper clips (1-inch)
  • Paper clips (2-inch)
  • Tape (painter's or masking)
  • none
B.8
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Scissors
  • String
  • Representations of Numbers Over 80 (groups of 2)
B.9
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Tape (painter's or masking)
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • none
B.10
  • Base-ten blocks
  • Connecting cubes
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Objects of various lengths
  • Paper clips (2-inch)
  • Estimate and Measure Stage 1 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
C.11
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • none
C.12
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Dry erase markers
  • Sheet protectors
  • Write the Number Stage 3 Gameboard (groups of 2)
C.13
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • none
C.14
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Story Problem Cards, Unknowns in All Positions (groups of 2)
C.15
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • none
C.16
  • 10-frames
  • Collections of objects
  • Cups
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Paper plates
  • Counting Collections Stage 3 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
C.17
  • Colored pencils, crayons, or markers
  • Connecting cubes
  • Construction paper
  • Glue
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Origami Triangles: Puppies and Tulips (groups of 1)

Materials Needed for Unit 7

Lesson Gather Copy
A.1
  • Bags (brown paper)
  • Geoblocks
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Solid shapes
  • none
A.2
  • Geoblocks
  • Geoblocks
  • Solid shapes
  • none
A.3
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Flat Shape Cards Grade 1 (groups of 2)
A.4
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Centimeter Dot Paper - Standard (groups of 1)
A.5
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Centimeter Dot Paper - Standard (groups of 1)
A.6
  • Chart paper
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Centimeter Dot Paper - Standard (groups of 1)
A.7
  • Pattern blocks
  • Picture books
  • Flat Shapes Puzzles (groups of 1)
  • Picture Books Stage 3 Recording Sheet (groups of 1)
A.8
  • Folders
  • Geoblocks
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Solid shapes
  • none
B.9
  • Scissors
  • Pieces of Circles (groups of 8)
  • Circles and Squares (groups of 1)
B.10
  • Colored pencils or crayons
  • Shaded Parts Cards (groups of 1)
B.11
  • Bags
  • Colored pencils or crayons
  • Geoblocks
  • Scissors
  • none
B.12
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Centimeter Dot Paper - Standard (groups of 1)
C.13
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Scissors
  • Clock Cards Hour (groups of 1)
C.14
  • Colored pencils, crayons, or markers
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • Scissors
  • Clock Cards Half Past (groups of 1)
C.15
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • none
C.16
  • Materials from a previous lesson
  • none
C.17
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Two-color counters
  • Which One Stage 2 Gameboard (groups of 2)

Materials Needed for Unit 8

Lesson Gather Copy
A.1
  • Colored pencils
  • Index cards
  • Materials from previous centers
  • none
A.2
  • Colored pencils
  • Connecting cubes
  • Index cards
  • none
A.3
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Number cards 0–10
  • Tools for creating a visual display
  • none
B.4
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • none
B.5
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • none
B.6
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • none
C.7
  • Collections of objects
  • Cups
  • Double 10-frames
  • Paper plates
  • none
C.8
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • Materials from previous centers
  • Paper
  • none
C.9
  • Bags or envelopes
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Number Riddle Cards (groups of 20)
C.10
  • Bags or envelopes
  • Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles
  • Index cards
  • Materials from a previous activity
  • none

Materials to Gather - Additional Details

10-frames

Bags
Gallon bags for collections and materials

Bags (brown paper)
Any non-see-through bag to hold objects or cards 

Bags or envelopes
Gallon bags for collections and materials

Base-ten blocks

Base-ten blocks

Chart paper

Collections of objects
There are various times when students will use collections of objects. Objects can include buttons, two-color counters, linking cubes, paper clips, pattern blocks, square tiles, or any other small items.

Colored pencils

Colored pencils, crayons, or markers

Colored pencils or crayons

Connecting cubes
1 inch multifix cubes, often called linking cubes

Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles

Connecting cubes in towers of 10 and singles

Connecting cubes or two-color counters

Construction paper

Crayons

Cups
At least 8 ounces, not transparent

Dot cubes
Small cube that has 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 dots on each face.

Double 10-frames

Dry erase markers

Folders

Geoblocks

Geoblocks
Geoblock sets typically include rectangular and triangular prisms. They do not typically include spheres, cones, or cylinders. When these additional shapes are required, solid shapes are indicated alongside geoblocks in the required materials. The tool is still called geoblocks to keep things simple for students.

Glue
Since many of the uses of glue involve paper, glue sticks may work better than liquid glue.

Inch tiles

Index cards

Materials from a previous activity

Materials from a previous lesson

Materials from previous centers

Number cards 0–10

Number cubes
Small cube that has one of the numerals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 on each face.

Objects of various lengths
Objects can include pencils, markers, books, glue, scissors, shoe, tape dispenser, side of desk, length of bulletin board, or other measureable items.

Paper

Paper clips

Paper clips (1-inch)

Paper clips (2-inch)

Paper plates

Pattern blocks

Pencils

Picture books
Throughout the year, books that are read to students or used by students in centers are referred to as picture books in these materials. The term picture book refers to books with only pictures or books with both pictures and words.

Scissors

Sheet protectors
Sheet protectors are used to make centers and other visuals reusable.

Solid shapes
Standard geoblock sets do not include cylinders, spheres, and cones. When these shapes are required, solid shapes are indicated in the required materials. The tool is still called geoblocks to keep things simple for students.

String

Tape (painter's or masking)

Tools for creating a visual display
Any way for students to create work that can be easily displayed to the class. Examples: chart paper and markers, whiteboard space and markers, shared online drawing tool, access to a document camera.

Two-color counters