Reflection: Student Communication Practicing Addition using Versa Tiles - Section 4: Closure


"Talk" in the classroom is so very important.  A lot of time, as teachers, we may not let the students' voices be heard.  I like for my students to talk during collaborative learning and whole class discussions.  We would be so amazed at how much a student can enhance to learning in the classroom.  

With this particular lesson, the students had fun practicing addition.  This was not only practice, but the students were challenged to think.  I heard productive talk as I walked around the room.  There was laughter because they were enjoying the lesson.

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Practicing Addition using Versa Tiles

Unit 11: Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers
Lesson 9 of 11

Objective: SWBAT practice addition using tools such as Versa Tiles.

Big Idea: Tools can be used to give the students more practice with a new concept..

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, addition, Operations
  55 minutes
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