Understand the meaning of the equal sign, and determine if equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false. For example, which of the following equations are true and which are false? 6 = 6, 7 = 8 – 1, 5 + 2 = 2 + 5, 4 + 1 = 5 + 2.
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Warm up with a Mystery Math Mistake to compare expressions. Make a 10 to help you add. Use a double 10-frame and the "make 10" strategy to add two single-digit numbers.
Solve addition and subtraction word problems with a Step-by-Step Visual Model checklist. Understand what the problem is asking to help you solve it. Engage in a Number Talk to find "how many" and to answer a secret question.
Different Types of Word Problems
Match Story Problems to Equations
Represent 10 using a number bond and 10-frame to help solve a Mystery Math Mistake. Use Notice and Wonder with an unbalanced see-saw to tell whether two expressions are equal. Then, practice with telling whether two expressions are equal (balanced).