## Reflection: Safety Checkerboard Squares Day 1 of 6 - Section 3: Closer

I launched this series of lessons because most of my students are far below grade level. Not only are their skills low, but many have a negative self image when it comes to math. They can't imagine that they or many of the students in class are capable of .

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# Checkerboard Squares Day 1 of 6

Unit 2: Writing expressions
Lesson 1 of 7

## Big Idea: Students will begin to notice patterns of regularity in the checkerboard that they can use to determine the number of squares.

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Math, tables of values, Expressions (Algebra), area of rectangle, pattern
45 minutes

### Erica Burnison

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