## Reflection: Unit Planning Ways to Make 6- A Lesson on Decomposing - Section 2: Presentation of Lesson

I planned this unit with the intention of having these lessons very repetitive.  In the past, I have found decomposing numbers to be a difficult concept for my students.  I hoped that the repetitive lessons and giving each number its own day would give the students time to understand and practice the concept.  After the first 5 lessons, I have found the students to be getting a little bored.  I found a book for decomposing the number 7 and am going to incorporate it into tomorrow's lesson to change it up while still keeping a similar routine.

Repetitive Lessons
Unit Planning: Repetitive Lessons

# Ways to Make 6- A Lesson on Decomposing

Lesson 13 of 21

## Big Idea: Students will learn what it means to represent a number in different ways and will begin to explore decomposing numbers.

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Math, addition, decomposing numbers, Critical Area
55 minutes

### Christina Yingling-Smith

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