Construct and read simple graphs from given information to solve problems.
Understand that a graph is a visual representation of data.
Become familiar with the vocabulary associated with graphs (title and labels).
Construct a simple picture graph.
Graph, Title, Key
The students looked at a graph of movie snacks, and answered questions about the graph. We discussed the title, and the key and why they are important. Then, we took a set of colors blocks and the students organized them and made a picture graph with them.
Solve addition and subtraction word problems within 20.
Identify the correct arithmetic process based on the information presented in word problems.
Find the key words in word problems that indicate the correct arithmetic process to use (all together is addition, take away is subtraction, etc.).
Find and use the needed information in a word problem in order to solve.
Add, Subtract, "All Together", "Take Away"
The students solved multi-step addition and subtraction problems. We worked together to identify key words, and talked about how we know whether to add or subtract.