Reflection: Classroom Setup Selecting Tools for Addition - Section 1: Introduction & Expectations


I believe that students will meet the expectation that you set and model for them. I show students examples of high quality work and I expect them to strive for that level of work on all tasks. I think it is important to create areas inside and outside of the classroom so that excellent student work can be displayed. When students clearly know the expectations and there is a model of what it should look like, they strive to meet the challenge. I always find ways to display student work so that they can see that what they produce should be something they should be proud of. 

  Classroom Setup: Displaying Student Work
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Selecting Tools for Addition

Unit 13: 3rd Grade Expectations
Lesson 1 of 3

Objective: SWBAT select appropriate strategies for solving addition problems.

Big Idea: Problem solving can be made easier when tools are used strategically.

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