Differentiation stage 2- Mohr.docx - Instructional Strategies Make a list of the various instructional strategies used during the unit that encourage

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Instructional Strategies 1 st Grade Math Unit: Understanding Relationship of Counting and Quantity Standards Addressed: 1.ATO.1, 1.ATO.2, 1.ATO.3, 1.ATO.4, 1.ATO.6, 1.ATO.7, 1.ATO.8, 1.NSBT.1.(a,c,d) Make a list of the various instructional strategies used during the unit that encourage students’ development of critical thinking and problem solving. 1. Demonstrations: This would be a method I would you for when children work with me in small groups as others are at math stations and would be most helpful to my low performing students to build a stronger foundation in vocabulary and confidence in their number sense as well as understanding about what adding and subtracting means. For example: “Joey, I have three apples and you have four oranges. How many pieces of fruit will we have if we put them all together?” Include subtraction problems: “Count out 12 buttons and place them on the table. If you give me 4 buttons, how many will you have left?” It's easier for a child to understand the relationship in a fact family, such as 3+5, 5+3, 8-5 and 8-3, when he puts together and takes apart groups of dried beans. (LoBello) 2. Questions: Sometimes a change of scenery is nice and it is refreshing to teach somewhere other than inside the classroom all day. If the weather permits take the children outside and do the following activity