Balance scale tipped. - Section 3: Reconstruction of Understanding the Equals Sign.

 
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RTI Understanding the Equals Sign: What does it really mean?

Unit 10: Addition and Subtraction: Algorithms to One Million
Lesson 2 of 7

Objective: SWBAT demonstrate and explain what an equals sign means in an equation so they can later solve for an unknown.

Big Idea: Using a balance scale helps students make a connection to what equals really means: balance! This essential concept lays down the foundation for many of our 4th grade CCSS standards in regard to equations.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Operations , Understanding the equals siqn, balances, equation, equilibrium, hot air balloon, flight
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