Reflection: Relevance RTI Understanding the Equals Sign: What does it really mean? - Section 5: Practice, Practice...


The Math Practice Standards in this lesson are key to supporting future standards we have to master regarding fluency, equation writing and variable usage as well as solving multistep word problems...

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RTI Understanding the Equals Sign: What does it really mean?

Unit 10: Addition and Subtraction: Algorithms to One Million
Lesson 2 of 7

Objective: SWBAT demonstrate and explain what an equals sign means in an equation so they can later solve for an unknown.

Big Idea: Using a balance scale helps students make a connection to what equals really means: balance! This essential concept lays down the foundation for many of our 4th grade CCSS standards in regard to equations.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Operations , Understanding the equals siqn, balances, equation, equilibrium, hot air balloon, flight
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