Understanding the Equal Sign - 1st Grade Math - 1.OA.D.7

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⭐️Lessons, Activities, worksheets, and assessments to practice understanding the equal sign.

⭐️This unit includes lesson plans, an original song, and video, vocabulary cards, anchor charts, mini book, worksheets, a quiz, and a center game to teach and reinforce this concept.

⭐️Build strong number sense in your students! Students will work towards mastering understanding the meaning of the equal sign, and determine if equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false.

⭐️Created to align with 1.OA.D.7 and Florida B.E.S.T. MA.1.AR.2.2.

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What's Included:

  1. Pedagogy
  2. Lesson Plans
  3. Vocabulary Cards
  4. Understanding the Equal Sign: Song & Video
  5. Anchor Chart: Ernie the Equal Sign
  6. Cheerio Balancing Board
  7. Understanding the Equal Sign Cut and Paste
  8. Anchor Chart: True or False?
  9. True or False Coloring
  10. True or False Sort
  11. Anchor Chart: True or False Tree
  12. True or False Sort Center
  13. Mini Book: True or False? With Ernie the Equal Sign
  14. Problem Solver
  15. Quiz
  16. The True or False Board Game

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Understand the meaning of the equal sign, and determine if equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false. For example, which of the following equations are true and which are false? 6 = 6, 7 = 8 - 1, 5 + 2 = 2 + 5, 4 + 1 = 5 + 2.


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