## Reflection: Evens and Odds - Section 3: Individual Practice

An important part of mathematics, as outlined in the Common Core is being able to think about math and what you are doing when you solve a problem. Today I gave pairs of students an IPAD and asked them to explain how they would answer a question. The video that follows is what one child said about how she would solve a double digit equation.

Listening to her thinking allows me to have insight into her understanding of the concepts of place value, and the associative properties of numbers. She used her understanding of tens and ones to combine the numbers and solve the problem.

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Student Thinking

# Evens and Odds

Unit 2: Adding and Subtracting the Basics
Lesson 10 of 18

## Big Idea: Students need to discover that adding any doubles results in an even number. This meets the Common Core Standard for using doubles to identify even and odd.

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### Beth McKenna

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