# ALEX Lesson Plan Resources

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ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Mathematics (1 - 3), or Technology Education (3 - 5)
Title: Multiplication Facts, Facts, Facts and Some Reese's Pieces for Snack!!
Description: This lesson teaches the basic math multiplication facts in a fun way so that students will want to remember them. Knowledge of all multiplication facts will help with learning subsequent skills in longer multiplication, division, fractions, etc.

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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Hopping on the Number Line      Add Bookmark
Description: In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students generate sums using the '' number line'' model. This model highlights the measurement aspect of addition and is a distinctly different representation of the operation from the model presented in lesson one. The order property is also introduced. At the end of the lesson, students are encouraged to predict sums and to answer puzzles involving addition.
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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Where Will I Land?      Add Bookmark
Description: In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students find differences using the number line, a continuous model for subtraction. Students are encouraged to predict differences and to compose puzzles involving subtraction. This lesson provides rich experiences in reasoning and problem solving.
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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Numbers Many Ways      Add Bookmark
Description: In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students work with subtraction at the intuitive level as they explore number families and ways to decompose numbers to 10. They also identify members of fact families.
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Subject: Language Arts
Description: Students create posters using images, text, and mathematical equations to represent a story problem.

Subject: Health,Mathematics
Title: Try for Five      Add Bookmark
Description: In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students explore the many ways to decompose numbers and then build on their knowledge of addition and subtraction to find missing addends. They also visit a Web site related to the food pyramid.
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Subject: Language Arts,Mathematics
Description: In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, a children s book sets the stage for encouraging students to review counting back. Students write subtraction problems and model them with cubes. They then compare sets and record differences in the form of a table. The additive identity is reviewed in the context of comparing equal sets. Several pieces of literature appropriate for use with this lesson are suggested.
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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Do It With Dominoes      Add Bookmark
Description: In this six-lesson unit from Illuminations, students explore the four models of addition (counting, sets, number line, and balanced equations) using dominoes. Students also learn about the order property, the relation between addition and subtraction, and the result of adding 0. Students engage in a variety of activities, including writing story problems in which the operation of addition is required, beginning to memorize addition facts, investigating properties of addition, and representing addition in pictures.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations

Subject: Mathematics