## Reflection: Continuous Assessment Walking the Number Line - Section 1: Getting Started

Students easily counted forward. When asked to count backwards several students counted on instead. As we discussed the counting, each time after students had written the count, we talked about how counting backwards gives us smaller numbers.

Children need to be able to count both forwards and backwards to meet the Common Core standards.

Counting Back
Continuous Assessment: Counting Back

# Walking the Number Line

Unit 1: What and Where is Math?
Lesson 5 of 9

## Big Idea: The number line is a powerful math tool students can use to model their thinking when solving addition and subtraction problems.

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Math, Measurement, Measurement and Methods, model, number line, addition, subtraction
50 minutes

### Beth McKenna

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