This unit will give students experience with the following problem types: join change unknown, join start unknown, separate change unknown, separate start unknown, compare referent unknown and compare quantity unknown with a cute penguin theme. Basically, these problem types are missing addend problems. Students will spend two days on each problem type. This unit requires minimal prep from the teacher!
•These lessons are designed to strengthen first graders’ problem solving skills. This unit will take 2 weeks to complete, each day students will explore a different change unknown addition or subtraction word problem. The problems in this unit are in order from least to most difficult. A reinforcement practice page or a second practice problem is included with each lesson to reinforce skills learned with each problem type.
•With this download you will receive:
Pre and Post Assessments
2 Weeks (10 days) of Complete Lesson Plans, all aligned to CCSS
Detailed Instructions For Use
CCSS Problem Types Examples and Explanations
Think About It Questions
Student Progress Tracking
Formative Assessment (Think About It Questions and Student Reinforcement Pages)
Student centered problem solving with word problems
Notebook Problem Inserts
•I hope you love this unit and it is a huge help, as well as a time saver for your first grade math class time. If you like this unit I have many other similar units covering all first grade math standards. This unit is awesome on it's own and can be a great supplement for many other math programs. This unit is part of my year long first grade math bundle. You can check it out here.