Module 1-Math KA - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module, students will recognize the days of the week and work on time words. Students will learn position words and recognize objects in their environment based on their different locations.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Days of the Week pen or pencil
crayons or colored pencils
*Math K A Workbook, ISBN 978-1-63916-096-9 (optional)
2 Position Words pen or pencil;

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Days of the Week
  1. Recognize time words: morning, afternoon, evening and night.
  2. Name the days of the week in order.
2 Position Words
  1. Recognize and use position words: above, below, beside, in front of, behind, next to, left and right.
  2. Recognize objects in their environment based on location.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
in front of
next to

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Days of the Week 5 Parts of the Day Assignment
1 Days of the Week 7 Days of the Week Assignment
2 Position Words 6 Position Words Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:


Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
Days of the Week
  1. How many days are in a week?
  2. What are the names of the days of the week?
  3. What happens in the morning?
  4. What happens in the afternoon?
  5. What happens at night?
Position Words
  1. What are some words you can use to describe position?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
Days of the Week Morning, Afternoon, Evening, and Night
  1. How do you section off a day?
Days of the Week Days of the Week
  1. What are the names of each day of the week?
  2. How many days are in a week?
Position Words Learning Location
  1. Which hand is your right hand?
  2. Which hand is your left hand?
  3. What other words do you know that describe position?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level
1 Today Is Monday Eric Carle NP
2 Oscar the Octopus: A Book About the Months of the Year Matthew Van Fleet
3 Albert's Amazing Snail: Position Words Eleanor May AD470L
4 Where's That Bone?: Position Words/Mapping Lucille Recht Penner 490L

Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing