Hawaii
Friday
Level 2

Ms. Brianne

Target 1​

Lesson Type:

Continuation

Algebra

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Variable

Solve addition and subtraction problems where a symbol is used to represent an unknown quantity.

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Informal introduction to variables.

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Explain that symbols can be anything: a question mark, a blank space, a color, a shape. The symbol is just an indication of what needs to be solved.

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Look closely at the problem to determine what needs to be solved, it is not always after the =.

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Grade:

2nd

Vocabulary:

Equal, Add, Subtract, Number, Variable

Activities:

  • Students were given addition or subtraction equations with two picture variables.
  • Students used the numbers in the equations to figure out the value of one variable. Then they used that value to help them solve for the other variable.

 

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Target 2

Lesson Type:
New
Measurment
Techniques and Formulas
Explore the concept of volume using blocks.

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Grade:

3rd

Vocabulary:

Volume

Activities:

Students filled 3D shapes with blocks and counted them to find the figure's volume.

  • Students used blocks to copy figures and counted the number of blocks to find the volume.
  • Students created different arrangements of blocks with the same number of blocks to help them understand that figures can look different, but have the same volume.

 

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