## Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Make Tens and Ones - Section 1: Activating Strategy

During the activating portion of this lesson, it is important to have the students draw a model or use manipulatives to model the number.  First graders need to be able to develop a conceptual understanding of the teen numbers and that they represent ten plus another number.  By using manipulative or drawings, they will be able to make a concrete connection to the number and its value.

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# Make Tens and Ones

Unit 6: Numbers and Place Value
Lesson 9 of 11

## Big Idea: Let’s make tens and ones! In this lesson students begin to transition from using manipulatives to represent tens and ones to drawing a quick picture.

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Math, greater than, less than, counting, tens
60 minutes

### Lisa Murdock

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