Whole Number Addition Balancing Both Sides of an Equation When There is one Unknown


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The students will develop understanding of the meaning of the equal sign and develop a concept of equivalence. They will be able to find an unknown in an equation.

Developed in a CaMSP lesson study cycle.

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    Grade: 3

    Topics: Mathematics

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    Beneficiary: Students, Teachers


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    Grouping: Heterogeneous; Large Group Instruction; Cooperative Learning Groups

    Teaching Method: Visual Instruction; Discussions; Cooperative Learning; Direct Instruction; Hands-on Learning; Problem-Solving; Assessment

    Assessment Type: Formative; Pre-test