1st Grade Problem Solving: Part-Whole Missing Addend

Math Concept:

Addition, Word Problems

Grade Level:

1st Grade

Math Workshop Rotation:

Math with Problem Solving, Whole Group


Video, Blog Post

Resource Type:

Instructional Strategy

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Story problems in the 1st grade classroom come with the addition of visual models! Shannon demonstrates how to create visual models in a developmentally appropriate way for 1st grade with a part-whole missing addend problem, using both proportional and non-proportional models with a journal designed to scaffold the skills students need to develop in order to successfully solve story problems.