Students will be able to add within 20 by using multiple strategies involving the commutative and associative properties.
The adjustment to the whole group lesson is a modification to differentiate for children who are English learners.
Begin by writing the following sentence on the board: I can compose a beautiful melody.
Underline the word compose, and ask the students to turn to a partner and think of a definition for this word.
After discussing their answers as a whole group, tell the students that the word compose means to create something by combining things or parts.
Explain to your students that they will create or compose a tossed salad by combining different ingredients and parts together.
Define melody as a song or tune. Model composing a melody by making up a simple song and singing it to the class.
Show students a picture of a salad, and ask them to name ingredients used in salad. Display and label photos or drawings of different salad ingredients.
As students to give you a thumbs up if they have ever cooked something, for example a peanut butter and jelly sandwich or macaroni and cheese. Tell students to turn and talk to a partner about which ingredients, or parts, they used to make the dish.