Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Solving Addition Number Stories- In Space - Section 2: Presentation of Lesson

 

I start this lesson out very basic.  I want the students to develop a conceptual understanding of addition.  I think this is easier when the students are not overwhelmed by numbers and symbols.  I found that students felt very successful after today's lesson.  My observations showed that almost every student was able to solve the problems easily.  Going into the next few lessons with this feeling of confidence and ability to succeed will make learning addition easier and more enjoyable for the students.

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Solving Addition Number Stories- In Space

Unit 8: Addition
Lesson 2 of 21

Objective: Students will be able to solve addition word problems using objects.

Big Idea: When introducing addition, students can become easily overwhelmed with numbers and symbols. In this lesson, students will learn using cubes to solve addition word problems about space.

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