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Compare & Contrast Addition Strategies

Help students develop compare and contrast skills while they examine multi-digit addition models. This lesson can be used independently or in conjunction with the lesson Addition with Regrouping.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Addition with Regrouping lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Addition with Regrouping lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to recognize different addition strategies.

Language

Students will be able to compare and contrast strategies using sentence starters.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
Three-Digit Addition CardsVocabulary Cards: Compare & Contrast Addition StrategiesGlossary: Compare & Contrast Addition StrategiesTeach Background Knowledge TemplateWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives Reference
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