Math Instruction Resources

Revised KGCS Math Pacing Guide                                                                                                    

Math Resources from the VA DOE

  1. Math Curriculum Framework (Essential understandings, knowledge, skills, processes for teaching English, from the VA DOE.)
  2. Math Student Performance Analysis (Analysis of statewide student performance on 2014 SOL tests. Useful for guiding instruction to identify areas of need to increase student understanding.)
  3. Math SOL Practice Items (These practice items provide examples of the new content and increased rigor represented by the revised Standards of Learning (SOL) and illustrate the new Technology-Enhanced Item types for the mathematics SOL tests.)
  4. Mathematics Instructional Plans (MIPS) (Mathematics Instructional Plans (MIPs) help teachers align instruction with the 2016 Mathematics Standards of Learning (SOL) by providing examples of how the knowledge, skills and processes found in the SOL and curriculum framework can be presented to students in the classroom.)
  5. CAT Testing (2014-2015, most students taking the grade 6 mathematics test will be administered a computer adaptive version of the Standards of Learning (SOL) test)
  6. Released Math Tests (Released Spring 2014)
  7. Archived Math Tests (Prior to 2012. Scroll down to Math)
  8. Math Vocabulary Word Wall Cards (Mathematics vocabulary word wall cards provide a display of mathematics content words and associated visual cues to assist in vocabulary development.)
Helpful Math Resources for Instruction

  1. K-5 Math Teaching Resources (This site provides an extensive collection of free resources, math games, and hands-on math activities aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.)
  2. Quantile Teacher Assistant (A scale that describes a student's mathematical achievement and the difficulty of specific mathematical skills and concepts.)
  3. Illuminations (Illuminations works to serve you by increasing access to quality standards-based resources for teaching and learning mathematics, including interactive tools for students and instructional support for teachers.)
  4. Problem-Solving Activities, Math Forum (Activities, with student handouts, that can be used with many PoWs to help students develop, formalize, and reflect on their problem-solving strategies)
  5. TEI Blog (Technology enhanced flipcharts for math)
  6. Interactive Math Assessment (Great TEI practice tools)
  7. Pearson Success Net (Investigations & Envisions, accessible from the Quick Links page)
  8. IXL Math (Accessible from the Quick Links page)
  9. SOL Teacher (Free links and word wall cards that support VA SOLs)
  10. Scholastic Math Study Jams (Interactive math videos and quizzes)
  11. You Cubed (Giving students a growth mindset and a positive approach to math)