###### Sunnyvale

###### July 23, 2021, 10:30:00 PM

###### Thursday

###### Level 2

## Ms. Melissa

### Target 1

###### Lesson Type:

Continuation

Algebra

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Variable

Solve addition and subtraction problems where a symbol is used to represent an unknown quantity.

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Informal introduction to variables.

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Explain that symbols can be anything: a question mark, a blank space, a color, a shape. The symbol is just an indication of what needs to be solved.

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Look closely at the problem to determine what needs to be solved, it is not always after the =.

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###### Grade:

3rd

###### Vocabulary:

Variable

Activities:

- Students were given fruit and other manipulatives to solve for missing variables.
- Students discussed different strategies used to solve variables.

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### Target 2

###### Lesson Type:

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###### Algebra

###### Variable

###### Solve addition and subtraction problems where a symbol is used to represent an unknown quantity.

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Look closely at the problem to determine what needs to be solved, it is not always after the =.

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Activities:

- Students created their cubes to generate variables using stickers.
- Students used manipulatives to solve for their variables.

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### Target 3

###### Lesson Type:

###### Continuation

###### Algebra

###### Classification

###### Classify objects based on some property they have in common.

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Use a classification key.

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Name the property that objects have in common.

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###### Grade:

3rd

###### Vocabulary:

Classification, Organization

Activities:

- Students classified shapes by color.
- Students classified animal counters by their natural habitat.

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