Lesson Plan:

Math Heroes

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August 28, 2015
by Nichelle Neal

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to complete two digit addition problems.


Introduction (5 minutes)

Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (10 minutes)

  • Take a piece of chart paper, and write the step by step directions for how to complete a double digit addition problem.
  • Write out some practice problems on the board. For example, 32 + 13, 37 + 22, and 62 + 15.
  • Complete the problems with the students.

Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling (10 minutes)

  • Hand out the Name That Hero worksheet.
  • Work with the students to answer the first two questions, working through them step by step.

Independent Working Time (15 minutes)

  • After you work through the first 2 problems with the students, have them complete the rest on their own.
  • Give the students time to complete the worksheet.



  • Enrichment: Give your students more difficult math questions, even giving a three digit number to add to a two digit number.
  • Support: Give your students manipulatives, such as blocks, to complete two digit addition problems.


Assessment (10 minutes)

  • Give students a short 5 question quiz with numbers that are tricky for them. For example, 29 + 37, 19 + 63, and 49 + 12.
  • Review the steps to get the answers.

Review and Closing (5 minutes)

  • Show the addition video again.

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