This low-prep, easy to follow math lesson will help your students to develop a deep conceptual understanding of mental math strategies by using number strings and purposeful number talks.
Follow this lesson from beginning to end and top to bottom! Included is:
- Carefully selected problems for your students to solve
- Sample solutions for your reference so you can quickly identify student strategies
- Clearly explained teacher notes that will help you link student solutions and mathematical strategies, all leading your students to a deeper conceptual understanding, and ultimately an efficient and accurate use of mental math strategies
- Student friendly learning goals and success criteria
- Independent questions to give students extra practice and can be used as a quick assessment for your records
***A fully editable Word version of all problems is included!***
This is the first lesson in a full unit that will be available in our store soon! Check back for more!