Illustrating the Standards for Mathematical Practice

Representing Number Sentences

Modeling and Using Tools, 3-5

The teacher implements a typical algebraic thinking task that asks students to represent a number sentence. However, the teacher launches this task in a non-traditional manner by focusing first on pictorial representations of the context with the intent of creating greater access. This unique manner of setting up the task appears to create substantive opportunities for student learning.

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3-5 Representing Number Sentences - Presentation
3-5 Representing Number Sentences - Resources

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