This freebie includes samples of the word problems selected from Unit 2 and guidance for the conversations prior and following children’s work. See the three formats available for each problem.
If you purchase Unit 2 Quick Math Mini-Lessons Balls, Balloons, and Lollipops, you’ll get 20 challenging word problems including differentiation.
Challenges include change unknown problems and showing more than one way to solve a problem. All lessons and word problems are grounded in Common Core- Counting and Cardinality; Operations & Algebraic Thinking; and Classifying Objects. Using Cognitive Guided Instruction (CGI), “talk” about math with these addition and subtraction word problems. Children explain and justify their answers/reasoning. Children listen to their classmates and ask questions.
***Three formats available for each word problem to meet your needs.
***Can be used for whole group instruction or in small groups
•Count objects in sets
•Draw and label sets with numbers
•Show one-to-one correspondence
•Demonstrate understanding of one more and one less
•Reinforce math vocabulary
•Classify objects into categories, count, and order the categories by size
• Solve addition and subtraction problems
• Problem solving
• Higher level thinking
Word problems are labeled with applicable Common Core Standards.
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Annie Jewell 2014