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# Lesson Plan

## Addition skill builders - Fluency - Adding 3

### First (1) - Math

### LEARNING TARGET

- Students will be able to define addition and the concept of adding 3.
- Students will be able to solve addition sentences adding 3.
- Students will be able to use manipulatives to represent addition sentences adding 3.

### LEARNING PROGRESSION

###### PREREQUISITE SKILL

- Students will understand the addition concept of adding 2.
- Students will be able to solve addition sentences adding 2.

###### EXTENSION SKILL

- Students will be able to explain the concept of addition and what the plus sign (+) represents.
- Students will be able to solve addition sentences adding 4.

###### DURATION

- Introduction (5 minutes)
- Instruction (15 minutes)
- Guided Practice (15 minutes)
- Independent Practice (15 minutes)
- Exit Card Formative Assessment (5 minutes)
- Closure (5 minutes)

###### MATERIALS

- Manipulatives (e.g. counting bears, cubes, etc.)
- Whiteboard and markers
- Lesson worksheet pack
- Addition sentence cards

###### VOCABULARY

- Addition
- Plus
- Add
- Three

### TEACHING RESOURCES

###### CENTERS & TASK CARDS

No Centers or Task Cards Available

###### IEP GOAL WORKBOOKS

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###### WORKSHEET PACK

No Worksheet Packs Available

###### 5 AND 1 INTERVENTIONS

No Interventions Available

###### GAMES

###### ACTIVITIES

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### LESSON INSTRUCTION

###### INTRODUCTION

- Review with students what addition means and what the plus sign (+) represents.
- Introduce the concept of adding 3 by showing examples of addition sentences adding 3, such as 2+3, 4+3, etc.
- Ask students to make predictions about what will happen when they add 3 to different numbers, and write their predictions on the whiteboard.
- Review with students how to use manipulatives to represent numbers and addition sentences.

###### INSTRUCTION

- Use manipulatives to model how to solve addition sentences adding 3, starting with small numbers and gradually increasing in difficulty.
- Show students how to write number sentences to represent each addition sentence adding 3.
- Have students repeat the process with their own manipulatives, and write the number sentences they create.

###### GUIDED PRACTICE

- Provide students with addition sentence cards, each containing an addition sentence adding 3.
- Have students use manipulatives to solve each addition sentence, and write the number sentence to represent each problem.

###### INDEPENDENT PRACTICE

- Provide students with a worksheet containing addition sentences adding 3 to solve independently.
- Circulate around the room to provide support and guidance as needed.

###### HOMEWORK

- Ask students to find three addition sentences adding 3 in a book or magazine and write them down.
- Instruct students to solve each addition sentence using manipulatives or drawing pictures to represent the problem.
- Encourage students to write a number sentence to represent the problem.
- Remind students to bring their homework back to class to share with their classmates.

###### EXIT TICKET

- Provide each student with a whiteboard and marker.
- Instruct students to write a number sentence that represents an addition sentence adding 3.

###### ASSESSMENT

- Ask students to share one addition sentence adding 3 they solved and how they solved it.
- Use their responses to assess their understanding of addition sentences adding 3.

###### CLOSURE

- Review with students what they learned about addition and adding 3.
- Ask students to share one way they used manipulatives to solve an addition sentence adding 3.
- Encourage students to continue practicing addition and adding 3 with manipulatives and number sentences.

###### EXTENSION

- Students can practice solving addition sentences adding 3 with larger numbers.
- Students can practice solving addition sentences adding 3 without manipulatives, using mental math.
- Students can practice solving word problems that involve adding 3.

###### INTERVENTION

- For students who struggle with fine motor skills, larger and easier to grasp manipulatives can be used.
- For students who need extra support, a visual aid or diagram can be provided to help them understand the concept of adding 3.
- For students who struggle with addition, additional practice with simpler addition sentences may be needed before moving on to addition sentences adding 3.

###### VIDEOS

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### TEACHING TIPS

- Use manipulatives to help students visualize the concept of adding 3.
- Encourage students to write number sentences to represent addition sentences adding 3.
- Provide students with opportunities to practice solving word problems involving adding 3.

### STUDENT MISCONCEPTIONS

- Students may struggle to understand the concept of adding 3 as a pattern.
- Students may confuse the plus sign (+) with the multiplication sign (x).
- Students may struggle to understand how to represent addition sentences adding 3 using number sentences.

### STANDARD

##### Common Core Standard:

1.OA.C.6 - Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten; decomposing a number leading to a ten; using the relationship between addition and subtraction.

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