Making Story Problems
This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Act it Out! lesson plan.
Students will be able to represent and solve addition word problems using objects.
Students will be able to explain how to solve an addition word problem by acting with objects.
- Gather the students together for the start of the lesson.
- Using objects, tell a story problem about the classroom. For example, "I have three pencils, and you have two pencils, how many pencils do we have in all?"
- Say, "In math we call this a story problem. Today we are going to practice solving lots of story problems!"