## Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Addition With Dice Dot Patterns - Section 3: Playing the Game

At this point in the year (November 11), I want my students moving to the counting on strategy and away from the counting all approach.  This activity gives me a chance to see how the students are developing with this goal.  Understand that some students are also using know facts and don't need to go back to the counting on strategy and others are still relying on the counting all approach.  As I am circulating around the class (during this activity), I will take time to help students (who are still at the emergent level) model and practice the counting on strategy.

Counting On
Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Counting On

# Addition With Dice Dot Patterns

Unit 2: Working with Numbers, Operations, and Story Problems
Lesson 5 of 11

## Objective: SWBAT use written numbers and standard notation (+,-) to the quantities and actions they represent.

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## Big Idea: You down with DOT (Yeah you know me) [x3] Who's down with DOT (Every last homie) You down with DOT (Yeah you know me) [x3] Who's down with DOT (All the homies) The student are engaged with a dot addition activity that is definitely not Naughty By Nature!

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Operations , 1st Grade Math, Counting on, combinations of numbers, word problems
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