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Learning Activities (3) Building blocks of a lesson plan that include before, during, and after strategies to actively engage students in learning a concept or skill.


ALEX Learning Activities  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 9 :
9 ) Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. [2-NBT5]

Subject: Mathematics (2)
Title: Developing the Make it Friendly Strategy
Description:

This second-grade core learning activity provides students with an opportunity to explore the concept of compensation using both addend's unknown word problems. Compensation is a strategy based on place value. It is the underlying concept behind the "Making it Friendly" addition strategy. 

This activity results from the ALEX Resource Development Summit.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 9 :
9 ) Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. [2-NBT5]

Subject: Mathematics (2)
Title: Make It Friendly Strategy
Description:

This second-grade engagement activity uses Quick Images in a Number Talk format to begin to build a conceptual understanding of compensation, which is the underlying concept behind the "Make it Friendly" addition strategy.

This activity was created as a result of the ALEX Resource Development Summit.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 9 :
9 ) Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. [2-NBT5]

Subject: Mathematics (2)
Title: Making It Friendly Strategy Word Problems
Description:

This second-grade activity is designed for students to use the "Make it Friendly" strategy as an efficient computation strategy to solve a word problem. The "Make it Friendly" strategy is a place value strategy based on the underlying concept of compensation. Students are presented with a parallel task, which includes three-word problems that use numbers with varying magnitudes. The students are allowed to solve the problem of their choice.

This activity was created as a result of the ALEX Resource Development Summit.




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