K-1 Function Machine: Robot Math (What's My Rule?)CCSS (Distance Learning)

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2 Scoops of Kindergarten
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K - 2nd, Homeschool
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A fun activity to introduce "What's my rule? " problems with Kindergarten, first graders and second graders. Addition and subtraction problems are included and also blank sheets to create your own algebraic thinking!

This packet includes:

*I can statement

*Addition - identifying input, output and rule

*Subtraction - identifying input, output and rule

*Introduction to Function Machine

*Independent student worksheets to complete input, output and rule for addition and subtraction

*Blank worksheets to easily write your own problems

Can be used whole group, math centers, homeschooling, homework, early finishers.

Can also be used as an addition to calendar time.

I hope you find this product to be engaging for your students and a useful resource.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Decompose numbers less than or equal to 10 into pairs in more than one way, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record each decomposition by a drawing or equation (e.g., 5 = 2 + 3 and 5 = 4 + 1).
Determine the unknown whole number in an addition or subtraction equation relating three whole numbers. For example, determine the unknown number that makes the equation true in each of the equations 8 + ? = 11, 5 = ▯ - 3, 6 + 6 = ▯.


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