Lesson Plan : Addition Facts Numbers 2 through 5

Teacher Name:
 Mrs. Cardone
Grade:
 Grade 2
Subject:
 Math

Topic:
 Identification of addition facts for the sums five through 8.
Content:
 Key Vocabulary: sums, turnaround facts, addition Students must understand the concept of addition as the joining of two groups.
Goals:
 Students will be able to successfully show and write all the ways to make 5 through 9. Students will be able to answer questions and explain the process of finding sums.
Objectives:
 Given a set of ten snap cubes, students will be able to work cooperatively to model and write addition facts for the sums of five through 9.
Materials:
 snap cubes
Introduction:
 Read the following math riddle: 3 ants arrive early to a part. An hour later, two more ants arrive. How many ants arrived at the party?
Development:
 1. Model the riddle using snap cubes. 2. Elicit: Can anyone come up with another way in which I can use the snap cubes to make 5? 3. Model and present the appropriate number sentence. 4. Model and complete the process for all of addition facts for 5.
Practice:
 1. Working cooperatively, students will use 2 colors of snap cubes to make 6 and 7. wb. pgs 47 & 48. 2. Guide students through the process for sums of 6. 3. Student pairs may complete addition facts for sums of seven independently.
Accommodations:
 Work with students in small groups as needed. Model frequently and post directions on chart paper.
Checking For Understanding:
 Elicit: How many ways are their to make 6? Why are there more ways to make greater sums?
Closure:
 Look at the three charts. How are they alike and different?
Evaluation:
 Math Journal: Students will explain how they found addition facts for sums of 8 in writing. Assess students ability to work independently to correctly find sums for 8 and 9.

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