Have students practice addition part-part-whole bar models using task cards and unifix cubes. Each task card says, "Build ____. Add ____ more. What is the sum?" On their recording sheet, they writing the number sentence and draw the bar model.
Differentiate by having some students write only the number sentence, some creating the bar model, or lay out a blank bar model in each box for kids who need the extra support.
*12 Task Cards