## Ms. Caitlyn

### Target 1​

###### Lesson Type:

New

Number Operation

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Operational Relationships

Use properties of operations as strategies for solving problems.

###### 1:

Identify the Distributive Property of Multiplication.

###### 2:

Understand that the Distributive Property of Multiplication allows for numbers to be separated into parts (multiply a sum by multiplying each addend separately and then adding the products).

###### 3:

Understand that multiplication is commutative, and division is not commutative.

6th

###### Vocabulary:

Distributive Property, Array, Simplified Form, Expanded Form, Parentheses, Variable

Activities:

Students learned the foundations of the Distributive Property by creating arrays and identifying what number is being distributed in each array.

Students practiced writing the simplified and expanded forms of equations using the Distributive Property.

Students completed a puzzle where they found the simplified form of each equation showing the Distributive Property and matched the sides accordingly.    ### Home Exploration

###### Guiding Questions: ## Absent Students:

### Target 2

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###### 1:

Identify in a given problem what the unknown information is.

###### 2:

Read, write, and evaluate expressions in which letters stand for numbers.

7th

###### Vocabulary:

Variable, Missing Number, Equation

Activities:

Students were given a set of problems on Post-Its. They threw their bean bags at the Post-Its and solved the problem that they hit. Whoever collected the most Post-Its "won" the game.    ### Home Exploration

###### Guiding Questions: ### Target 3

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###### Vocabulary:

Activities:    ### Home Exploration 