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## Dimensions Math®Home Instructor’s Guide Resources

It’s easy to prepare for Dimensions Math lessons! The Printouts and Mental Math Sheets located below are intended for use alongside the Dimensions Math Home Instructor’s Guides. Simply gather the items listed on the Materials list for each chapter and print off the Printouts and Mental Math Sheets directly from this website. The margins are designed to make hole-punching and storage in a binder easy.

Dimensions Math Home Instructor’s Guides are being released progressively by grade. We will add resources for each corresponding Home Instructor’s Guide as soon as it’s released.

##### Chapter 1

Materials

• Counters

• Objects to count, such as toys

Optional

• Playing cards

Printouts

##### Chapter 2

Materials

• Counters
• Dice
• Two-color counters

Optional

• Double-nine dominoes

Printouts

##### Chapter 3

Materials

• Index cards
• Two-color counters

Optional

• Die or number cube labeled + 1 on two sides, + 2 on two sides, and + 3 on two sides
• Playing cards
• Spinner in a circle divided into 10 parts numbers 1–10

Printouts

Mental Math Sheets

##### Chapter 4

Materials

• Index cards
• Two-color counters

Optional

• Die or number cube labeled − 1 on two sides, − 2 on two sides, and − 3 on two sides
• Playing cards
• Spinner in a circle divided into 10 parts numbers 1–10

Printouts

Mental Math Sheets

##### Chapter 5

Materials

• Counters
• Index cards

Optional

• Craft sticks

Printouts

Mental Math Sheets

##### Chapter 6

Materials

• Counters
• Index cards

Optional

• Laminated hundred board where the back has a blank grid
• Playing cards

Printouts

Mental Math Sheets

##### Chapter 7

Materials

• Counters
• Index cards

Optional

• Laminated hundred board where the back has a blank grid
• Playing cards

Printouts

Mental Math Sheets

##### Chapter 8

Materials

• Three-dimensional examples of common shapes (a set of geometric shapes or building blocks, rather than common household objects such as tin cans and boxes)

Optional

• Attribute Blocks
• Pattern Blocks
• Tangrams
• Various shapes from the environment

Printouts

##### Chapter 9

Materials

• Counters
• Objects that can be placed in a row

Optional

• Paper cups

Printouts

##### Chapter 10

Materials

• Paper clips
• Ribbon (two different colors) or cardboard or paper strips
• A straight edge (such as a cardboard strip)
• String or yarn

Optional

• Craft sticks (or any set of objects of uniform length)

Printouts

##### Chapter 11

Materials

• Counters
• Two-color counters

Printouts

• Add and Subtract within 20
• Animals at the Pond Graph
• Blank Double-Ten Frame
• Comparing Animals Cards

Mental Math Sheets

##### Chapter 12

Materials

• Place-value cards (or use the printout)
• Place-value chart
• Two-color counters

Optional

• Base-Ten blocks (ones and ten-rods)
• Craft sticks and rubber bands or tape
• Laminated hundred chart

Printouts

• Blank 40 Chart
• Number Cards 0–100 (use 0–40)
• Numbers to 40 Chart
• Numbers to 40 Chart for p. 35
• Numbers to 40 Chart for p. 37
• Place-value Cards Tens (use 10, 20, 30, 40 and 1–9)
##### Chapter 13

Materials

• Counters
• Linking cubes in tens and ones

Optional

• Base-ten blocks (ones and ten-rods)
• Playing cards

Printouts

• Number Cards 0–100 (use 0–40)

Mental Math Sheets

• Mental Math 1B
##### Chapter 14

Materials

• Counters

Optional

• Die or number cubes, one labeled 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and the other labeled 4, 4, 3, 3, 2, 2
• Regular die
• Small paper bowls or plates
##### Chapter 15

Materials

• Paper circles (or Shapes printout)
• Paper rectangles (or Shapes printout)
• Paper squares (or Shapes printout)
• Paper strips (cut a piece of paper into thirds lengthwise)

Optional

• Paper plates (to use instead of paper circles)
• Pattern blocks

Printouts

• Equal Parts
• Halves
• Shapes
• Shapes in Chapter 15
##### Chapter 16

Materials

• Place-value cards (or use the printout)
• Place-value chart
• Two-color counters

Optional

• Craft sticks
• Laminated hundred chart
• Tens and ones from a Base-Ten Set

Printouts

• Blank Hundred Chart
• Hundred Chart
• Number Cards 0–100
• Place-value Cards

Mental Math Sheets

• Mental Math 1B
##### Chapter 17

Materials

• Counters (transparent ones that fit on the squares of the hundred chart are ideal)
• Linking cubes in tens and ones

Optional

• Base-ten blocks (ten-rods and ones)
• Die
• Laminated hundred chart
• Playing Cards

Printouts

• Hundred Chart
• Number Cards 0–100

Mental Math Sheets

• Mental Math 1B
##### Chapter 18

Materials

• Analog demonstration clock with geared hands (a demonstration clock, which is fairly large, would be ideal, rather than little “student” clocks)

Printouts

• 5 minute Time Match Cards
• Clock to 5 Minutes
• Half-hour Time Match Cards
##### Chapter 19

Materials

• Bills (\$1, \$5, \$10, \$20)
• Coins, at least 25 pennies, 10 dimes, 20 nickels, and 4 quarters
• Various objects tagged with a cost in cents only

Optional

• 100 pennies
• Other bills, such as \$2 or \$50
• Other coins, such as half-dollars, or commemorative quarters

##### Chapter 1

Materials

• Base-ten blocks

• Place-value discs
Optional

• Craft sticks and rubber bands

• Laminated hundred chart

• Place-value cards

• Playing cards

• Ten-sided die

Printouts

Mental Math Sheets

##### Chapter 2

Materials

• Counters

Optional

• Laminated hundred chart

• Playing cards

Printouts

Mental Math Sheets

##### Chapter 3

Materials

• Place-value chart (paper or individual whiteboard with 3 columns)

• Place-value discs
Optional

• Number cube labeled 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9

• Playing cards

Printouts

##### Chapter 4

Materials

• Cardboard strip 1 ft long

• Cardboard strip 1 meter long (100 cm)

• Centimeter cubes

• Paper clips (two different lengths)

• Ribbon (or strips of paper)

• Rulers
Optional

• Dice

• Meter stick

Printouts

##### Chapter 5

Materials

• Balance

• Centimeter cubes

• Dried beans (about 7 cups)

• Metric weight set

• Objects that can be weighed using the balance

• One-pound weight (or something you know weighs 1 lb, such as a 1-lb bag of beans)

• Paper clips

• Pennies (at least 400) or other small object you have quantity of, e.g. nails

• Small paper bags

• Weighing scale

##### Chapter 6

Materials

• Counters

Optional

• Bowls or paper plates

• Dice

Printouts

##### Chapter 7

Materials

• Counters

• Index cards or pre-made flash cards (for multiplication and division facts of 5, 2, and 10) with answers on the back

Optional

• Cards with multiplication and division facts for 5, 2, and 10, answers on separate cards

• Laminated hundred chart

Printouts

Mental Math Sheets

##### Chapter 8

Materials

• Base-ten blocks

• Place-value discs
Optional

• Counters

• Four die

• Laminated hundred chart

• Number cube labeled 4–9

Printouts

Mental Math Sheets

##### Chapter 9

Materials

• Counters

• Index cards

Optional

• Cards for multiplication and division facts for 2, 3, 4, and 5 without answers on the back

Printouts

Mental Math Sheets

##### Chapter 10

Materials

• Bills (\$1, \$5, \$10, \$20)

• Coins (100 pennies, 50 dimes, 50 nickels, and 20 quarters)
Optional

• Various objects, or pictures of objects tagged with a cost in cents only, or a cost in dollars only, or a cost in both dollars and cents (you could use store coupons, highlighting the amount; total amounts should be less than \$10.00)

Mental Math Sheets

##### Chapter 11

Materials

• Paper circles (or Shapes printout)

• Paper rectangles (or Shapes printout)

• Paper squares (or Shapes printout)

• Paper strips (cut a piece of paper into thirds lengthwise)
Optional

• Pattern blocks

• Fraction circles

• Fraction tiles

Printouts

##### Chapter 12

Materials

• Analog clock

• Analog demonstration clock with geared hands

• Digital clock
Optional

• A second clock face with geared hands

Printouts

##### Chapter 13

Materials

• Containers of different capacities, two of which have similar capacities

• One-liter beaker (or measuring cup)

• One-quart measuring cup

• Small paper cups

##### Chapter 14

Materials

• Counters

Printouts

##### Chapter 15

Materials

• Geoboard and rubber bands

• Pattern blocks

• Three-dimensional shapes: cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere

• Various other geometric shapes (such as a set of simple building blocks)

• Various solids with straight or curved edges that can be traced (see textbook page 138)
Optional

• Graph paper

• Tangrams

Printouts