Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Use Objects and Reasoning - Section 1: Opener


As I planned this lesson, I wondered how it would turn out.  This is a high-level skill, and I have found in the past that quite a few students have trouble with high-level skills.  With that being said, I knew that this was the right lesson to plan.  Our students are going to have to learn to "think."  For some reason, if the task is too difficult, a lot of students want to give up.  As a teacher, I must teach them a life lesson to let them know that it is not okay to quit.  They need to learn to persevere.

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Use Objects and Reasoning

Unit 6: Problem-Solving Strategies
Lesson 4 of 7

Objective: SWBAT solve problems by using reasoning and objects to show the action.

Big Idea: Drawing out what is happening in the problem helps students reason the answer.

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