# ALEX Learning Activity Resources

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ALEX Learning Activities
Subject: Mathematics (1)
Title: Making a Difference Solving Word Problems
Description:

This learning activity will provide online practice with solving word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, taking apart, and comparing with unknowns in all positions. The students will use strategies they learned to solve the problems presented to them in this engaging online game. This is a helpful tool to measure the students' application of skills.

This activity results from the ALEX Resource Development Summit.

Subject: Mathematics (1)
Title: Finding the Difference Using the Crayon Box
Description:

This learning activity will guide students through solving story problems. It will help the students unpack simple word problems with unknowns in all positions.  The students will use different strategies to solve problems. It will encourage the students to make sense of problems. This learning activity will engage the students so that they will feel confident in solving a variety of story problems.

This activity results from the ALEX Resource Development Summit.

Subject: Mathematics (1)
Title: We Finally Snapped to Making Numbers
Description:

This learning activity will provide online practice with composing and decomposing numbers. The students will use strategies learned to determine the unknown whole number in an addition or subtraction equation relating three whole numbers. This is a helpful tool to measure the students' application of skills and help build number sense and increase fluency.

This activity results from the ALEX Resource Development Summit.

Subject: Mathematics (1)
Title: Snap to It... Making Numbers
Description:

This learning activity is a fun and interactive game. It will develop number sense by composing and decomposing numbers as well as building a foundation for place value skills. It can be used in whole group and small group instruction.  Before this game, the students will need to know strategies for making numbers in different ways. After the students are comfortable with this game, it can be varied by playing it with breaking into three parts. Students will have the opportunity to use several of the mathematical practices. This task allows the teacher to assess students' mathematical understanding.

This activity results from the ALEX Resource Development Summit.

ALEX Learning Activities: 4