Lesson 10

Tell Stories about Our School

Lesson Purpose

The purpose of this lesson is for students to develop story problems about their school community.

Lesson Narrative

In previous lessons, students represented objects in number books and answered mathematical questions about their school community. In this lesson, students develop story problems about their school community. In the next lesson, students will share and solve their story problems.

If students need additional support with the concepts in this lesson, refer back to Unit 5, Section B in the curriculum materials.

  • Engagement
  • MLR8

Learning Goals

Teacher Facing

  • Tell story problems about their community.

Student Facing

  • Let’s tell math stories about our school.

Required Materials

Required Preparation

Activity 3:

  • Gather materials from:
    • Picture Books
    • Find the Pair
    • Math Stories
    • Build Shapes
    • Make or Break Apart Numbers

CCSS Standards

Addressing

Lesson Timeline

Warm-up 10 min
Activity 1 15 min
Activity 2 15 min
Activity 3 15 min
Lesson Synthesis 10 min
Cool-down 0 min

Teacher Reflection Questions

What do your students think it means to be good at math? How are you helping them change negative impressions they might have about their ability to reason mathematically?

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