## Reflection: Complex Tasks Getting Better At Addition and Subtraction Final Project - Section 1: Creating a Real Life Situation with Math

This project was not an easy one for the students. The project had many steps that the students had to work through.

One way I tried to keep the project doable was to break it into small steps. We worked together on each step of the project so that students understood what was expected of them. If I had given them the entire project all at once, they might have been overwhelmed, but I told them we were only going to do one step at a time.

Students were very excited about the final outcome of the project, and seemed very proud of themselves. They completed the project, knew how much money they had made, and were excited.

Real Life Situations Not Always Easy
Complex Tasks: Real Life Situations Not Always Easy

# Getting Better At Addition and Subtraction Final Project

Unit 17: Getting Better at Addition and Subtraction
Lesson 12 of 12

## Big Idea: Building fluency with addition and subtraction is one of the Common Core Critical Areas for 2nd grade.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, addition, reasoning, Operations
100 minutes

### Beth McKenna

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