1.OA.B.3

Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract. Examples: If 8 + 3 = 11 is known, then 3 + 8 = 11 is also known. (Commutative property of addition.) To add 2 + 6 + 4, the second two numbers can be added to make a ten, so 2 + 6 + 4 = 2 + 10 = 12. (Associative property of addition.)

 
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3 Addends

1st Grade Math » Unit: Problem Solving Addition
1st Grade Math » Unit: Problem Solving Addition
Carrie Clark
Gilbert, IA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

When we add 3 addends we can look for a friendly combination to make our work easier

 
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Commutative Property: First Grade Style

1st Grade Math » Unit: Understanding Addition
1st Grade Math » Unit: Understanding Addition
Jennifer Moon
Oklahoma City, OK
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

My students are learning addition strategies. I want my little ones to learn they numbers can change order and be added and the result will be the same. It's the Commutative Property!

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Identify Related Facts - Day 1 of 2

1st Grade Math » Unit: Single Digit Addition and Subtraction
1st Grade Math » Unit: Single Digit Addition and Subtraction
Lisa Murdock
Lakeland, FL
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

It's all in the family! In this lesson, students will begin to identify and understand the relationship between addition and subtraction sentences.

 
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Using 3 or More Addends to Make a Meal

1st Grade Math » Unit: Problem Solving Addition
1st Grade Math » Unit: Problem Solving Addition
Carrie Clark
Gilbert, IA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Using the theme of a very YUMMY Thanksgiving meal, students will plan their own meal and figure out the cost of it.

 
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Peas and Carrots...Carrots and Peas

1st Grade Math » Unit: Properties of Addition and Subtraction
1st Grade Math » Unit: Properties of Addition and Subtraction
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students "sweat" in this difficult task where they work to find all of the combinations for 7 and 8.

 
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Crayon Box Combinations

1st Grade Math » Unit: Properties of Addition and Subtraction
1st Grade Math » Unit: Properties of Addition and Subtraction
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students think deeply about how to make 9 using different combinations of red and blue crayons. This builds number sense and sets them up for later math fact fluency!

 
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10 and Some More

1st Grade Math » Unit: Complements of 10 and 20
1st Grade Math » Unit: Complements of 10 and 20
Thomas Young
Waitsfield, VT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Your students will play a game where they combine two single digit numbers and then record that total in terms of how it relates to ten.

 
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Identify Related Facts - Day 2 of 2

1st Grade Math » Unit: Single Digit Addition and Subtraction
1st Grade Math » Unit: Single Digit Addition and Subtraction
Lisa Murdock
Lakeland, FL
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

It's all in the family! In this lesson, students will build fact family "houses" by using 3 numbers and writing the related addition and subtraction sentences.

 
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12 Apples and Bananas

1st Grade Math » Unit: The Number 10 and the Addition and Subtraction Concept
1st Grade Math » Unit: The Number 10 and the Addition and Subtraction Concept
Thomas Young
Waitsfield, VT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Early in the year we sang Apples and Bananas and solved for combinations of 7 and 8. Now we are upping the ante and moving in numbers beyond 10. This lesson challenges the students to find all of the possible combinations for the number 12.

 
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Recording Related Facts

1st Grade Math » Unit: Single Digit Addition and Subtraction
1st Grade Math » Unit: Single Digit Addition and Subtraction
Lisa Murdock
Lakeland, FL
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson the children begin to make the connection that two addition sentences are related through the commutative property.

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Word Problems with 3 Addends Part II

1st Grade Math » Unit: Word Problems
1st Grade Math » Unit: Word Problems
Jennifer Moon
Oklahoma City, OK
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

My students have worked on joining 3 addends using drawings, objects, and equations. This lesson will supply concentrated practice on solving 3 addend equations with sums less than or equal to 20.

 
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Flip Flop

1st Grade Math » Unit: Properties of Addition and Subtraction
1st Grade Math » Unit: Properties of Addition and Subtraction
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore the Commutative Property and learn why you can "flip flop" the addends and still get the same answer!

 
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4 Square Fact or Fiction

1st Grade Math » Unit: Solving 3 Addend Problems
1st Grade Math » Unit: Solving 3 Addend Problems
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Which one of these is not like the other?! Students apply their understanding of 3 addend equations to decide which number sentence in a group of 4 is false. First person to find the false number sentence wins!

 
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Keep it Simple

1st Grade Math » Unit: Solving 3 Addend Problems
1st Grade Math » Unit: Solving 3 Addend Problems
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Introduce students to the concept of "simplifying" as they find the friendly number sentences that help them solve 3 addend number sentences!

 
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Complements of 10

1st Grade Math » Unit: The Number 10 and the Addition and Subtraction Concept
1st Grade Math » Unit: The Number 10 and the Addition and Subtraction Concept
Thomas Young
Waitsfield, VT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Quicker than the Flash. Today your students will work on their complement of 10 fluency. They will then solve a story problem that will allow them to connect their knowledge of ten in a real world situation.

 
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