Flexibility and fluidity with addition is an important part of the first grade math curriculum, but it takes lots of practice to gain confidence with this skill. This lesson in addition offers guided practice which aims to increase mental math and fluency with addition. When your child finishes this lesson, you can continue the addition practice by downloading and printing the accompanying addition worksheets.
Help students visualize the missing addend in an addition problem with this fun game. Use this scaffolded EL lesson alone or for more practice before teaching the **Mystery Addends: Representing Word Problems** lesson.
Kids love it when things are fair! Help students make equal groups of toys while exploring how the equals sign means “the same as.” Students will draw the missing objects and write the missing factors to balance the equations.