This journal can be used to accompany your rekenrek lessons for addition. Students will develop number sense by drawing and writing equations. This journal helps give accountability to your rekenrek number talks and lessons. There are 2 versions of each page. Version 1 has an accompanying word problem for students to fill in. Version 2 is just a blank page for students to record equations or draw more rekenreks. After your lesson, students will choose their favorite equation to draw and write on the rekenrek. Then they will record all subsequent equations.
This journal also includes several important strategies for addition. Included in this journal are:
-Equations to 20
-Word problems to 20
-Making equations to 10
-Turn Around Facts (Commutative Property)
-Write your own word problem