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Addition up to 10 - Putting Numbers Together to 10 - Cube Models
Kindergarten (K) - Math
- Students will be able to connect connecting cubes to make sets up to 9.
- Students will be able to add two sets of connecting cubes together to make a total of up to 9.
- Introduction (5 minutes)
- Instruction (15 minutes)
- Guided Practice (15 minutes)
- Independent Practice (15 minutes)
- Exit Card Formative Assessment (5 minutes)
- Closure (5 minutes)
- Connecting cubes (at least 100)
- Container to hold the connecting cubes
- Whiteboard and markers
- Homework sheet
- Connecting cubes
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- Show students a few connecting cubes and ask them to name the colors.
- Explain that they will use connecting cubes to add numbers together and find the total.
- Show students how to add two sets together by connecting them and counting the total number of cubes.
- Divide students into small groups and provide each group with a container of connecting cubes.
- Instruct students to work together to create sets of up to 9 and add two sets together to make a total of up to 9.
- Circulate around the room to provide support and guidance as needed.
- Instruct students to work independently to create their own sets of connecting cubes and add them together to make a total of up to 9.
- Monitor students' progress and provide support as needed.
- Provide students with a homework sheet to practice creating sets and adding them together at home.
- Encourage students to discuss their challenges and understanding with their parents.
- Provide each student with a whiteboard and marker.
- Instruct students to write a number sentence that represents adding two sets of connecting cubes together to make a total of up to 9.
- Formative assessments will be conducted during the lesson to monitor students' understanding of connecting cubes and their ability to add sets.
- The exit ticket and progress monitoring assessments will be used to determine students' mastery of adding sets of connecting cubes to find the sum.
- Review the concept of addition and how connecting cubes can help students understand and solve addition problems.
- Ask students to share one thing they learned during the lesson.
- Students can practice adding larger numbers, such as up to 20, using connecting cubes.
- Students can practice subtraction using connecting cubes.
- Students can create and solve word problems involving addition with connecting cubes.
- For students who struggle with fine motor skills, larger and easier to grasp cubes can be used.
- For students who need extra support, a visual aid or diagram can be provided
- to help them understand the concept of addition. 3. Pair students who need additional support with a peer or teaching assistant for guided practice.
- Provide additional practice opportunities with connecting cubes and targeted instruction for students who continue to struggle with the concept of addition.
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- Use real-life examples and scenarios to help students understand the relevance of addition in their everyday lives.
- Encourage students to verbalize their thought process as they connect cubes and solve addition problems.
- Provide praise and positive reinforcement as students make progress, fostering confidence in their math abilities.
- Students may think that the order of numbers in an addition problem matters (e.g., 3+4 is different from 4+3).
- Students may confuse addition with other operations, such as subtraction, especially if they have recently learned about multiple operations.
- Some students may believe that larger numbers should always be added first, leading to difficulties when working with smaller numbers.
Common Core Standard:
K.OA.A.1 Part 1 - Represent addition with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings, sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations.
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