Lesson Plan

# Math Strategies

Students use an interactive whiteboard app to demonstrate and explain their reasoning.
M S.
Classroom teacher
Lincoln Elementary School
Burlingame, United States
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts, English Language Learning
Objectives

Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of different addition strategies and create a presentation that shows their work and explains their reasoning. Students will create a digital library of different addition strategies.

Subjects
Math

#### 1 Hook/Attention Getter

Teacher will show a video related to math content being covered. Addition.

Student Instructions

Students will watch and make observations.

#### 2 Direct Instruction

Activity: Presenting

Teacher introduces the Draw a Picture strategy for addition of 3 digit numbers. Model addition using base ten blocks and drawing representations.

Student Instructions

Students will watch and make observations.

#### 3 Guided Practice

Activity: Conversing

Instruct students to solve a 3 digit addition equation (with a partner) using the Draw a Picture strategy. Have them draw and then explain their reasoning to their partner.

Student Instructions

Students will solve the equation using the Draw a Picture strategy. They will use a base ten block model to solve their equation and then explain their reasoning to their partner.

#### 4 Independent Practice

Explain that the students will be making a presentation of their problem solving process using the Explain Everything App. Assist students in using the app.

Student Instructions

Students will individually record a drawing with a voiceover on the Explain Everything App. Students will show step by step how they solved the problem.

#### 5 Presentation

Activity: Presenting

Teacher will have students present their strategy videos to the class.

Student Instructions

Students will present their strategy video to the class.