Reflection: Student Led Inquiry More Than Two Numbers - Section 3: Practice the Concept


I hadn’t yet taught the lesson about making a ten to add.  It was impressive to me that many students, while playing the game, realized that they could choose to add two numbers that make a ten first. 

It prompted a great discussion about why it’s a good strategy and why it is helpful.  It was a great segue into my lesson for the following day.

  Make Ten Surprise
  Student Led Inquiry: Make Ten Surprise
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More Than Two Numbers

Unit 2: The Mission of Addition
Lesson 4 of 8

Objective: The students will be able to find the sum of addition sentences with three addends.

Big Idea: The big idea of this lesson is that three (or more) numbers can be grouped together and added. The order of this grouping doesn't matter.

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