The equal sign can be very abstract for young students. Let The Equal Scale come to the rescue! After using a real balance in your classroom instruction, extend their learning with this product.
If your students struggle to solve problems with missing addends, or understand what was being asked when the problem wasn’t written as they were used to seeing it (___=4+2 rather than 4+2=___), The Equal Scale will help! It helps them understand that it doesn’t matter which side of the equation the numbers are on, they are still equal.
This product includes:
-8 I Can statements/task cards
-color and black and white scales (two options of each)
-number cards for number combinations
-base ten blocks (1-30) for decomposing numbers
-addition and subtraction cards
-missing addend cards for addition and subtraction
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