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# One Fish, Two Fish

Do you need extra help for EL students? Try the Addition Problem Solving pre-lesson.

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Do you need extra help for EL students? Try the Addition Problem Solving pre-lesson.

Students will be able to add within 20.

The adjustment to the whole group lesson is a modification to differentiate for children who are English learners.
(2 minutes)
• Tell the class that today, you're going to read One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss.
• Encourage students to read along if they can.
(10 minutes)
• Read the story to the class.
• Encourage the students take turn reading parts of the story to practice reading skills.
• Highlight the themes of addition within the story by modeling adding 1 fish and 2 fish together.
• Write a number sentence and model how to solve it using addends from the story.
(5 minutes)
• Ask the students what kinds of fish they know or have seen and to describe them.
• Write up an addition equation on the board and solve it with student input.
(20 minutes)
• Ask the students to draw their own fish based on the ones in the book. The wackier and crazier the fish, the better!
• Have students write up an addition number sentence to go with their fish drawings.
• Ask students to share their fish creations with the class.
• Let the students play Terrific Tens Go Fish once they're done.

Enrichment:

• Students above level can play Terrific Tens Go Fish in small groups.

Support:

• Students below level can play Terrific Tens Go Fish with your guidance.
(10 minutes)
• Write up math problems on the board for students to solve either alone or with a partner to assess their understanding of addition.
• Collect work samples to assess student ability to accurately draw and solve an addition equation.
• Assess student understanding of addition by having them play Fish Bowl Addition.
(3 minutes)
• Talk about One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. Ask the students for their opinions on the book.
• Reflect on the math games played in the lesson (Terrific Tens Go Fish and Fish Bowl Addition). Ask the students what they liked or didn't like about the games.
• Share out 1-2 work samples and have the class solve the addition equation.

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