Reflection: Shared Expectations Add or subtract using word problems - Section 3: Independent Practice


While walking around as my students were working on the worksheet, I noticed several of them asking themselves, "What do I need to find? What information do I have to help me find it?".  It was great that they were using the self-talk strategy that I had modeled for them.  When some of the students wanted to use this strategy, but forgot the questions - I wrote them on the board.  This also helped with my expectation of high quality work.

  Self talk
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Add or subtract using word problems

Unit 1: Single Digit Addition and Subtraction
Lesson 1 of 12

Objective: The SWBAT solve addition and subtraction problems by making a model.

Big Idea: The word problems in this lesson will have the students making models to solve them. By making a model, that will help the student see what part of the problem to find.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Operations , addition, subtraction
  70 minutes
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