Sunnyvale
July 23, 2021, 10:30:00 PM
Thursday
Level 2

Ms. Melissa

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.

Supporting targets:
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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:

3rd

Vocabulary:

Variable

Activities:

  • Students were given fruit and other manipulatives to solve for missing variables.
  • Students discussed different strategies used to solve variables.

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Target 2

Lesson Type:
Algebra
Variable
Solve addition and subtraction problems where a symbol is used to represent an unknown quantity.

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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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Activities:

  • Students created their cubes to generate variables using stickers.
  • Students used manipulatives to solve for their variables.

 

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Target 3

Lesson Type:
Continuation
Algebra
Classification
Classify objects based on some property they have in common.

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Supporting targets:
1:

Use a classification key.

2:

Name the property that objects have in common.

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Grade:

3rd

Vocabulary:

Classification, Organization

Activities:

  • Students classified shapes by color.
  • Students classified animal counters by their natural habitat.

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