Equal and unequal.
What does equal and unequal mean?
Gather two handfuls of cubes. Count the number of cubes in each hand. Do you have the same amount/equal amount in each hand? Which hand has more? EXT: Find the difference? How many more/less would we need in order to have an equal amount? Repeat.
Roll a dice. are the amounts equal. Write the matching number sentence for equal amounts.
Count equal groups. Can you count equal groups and then write the addition sentence e.g. 3+3+3+3=12
(See the sheet below)
Make your own array. How many rows are there? How many columns are there? What is the total amount?
Draw your own array. Record next to it the number of rows and the number of columns and the total number of counters you have altogether.
EXT: Can they draw an array with a total of 6 counters etc
How far can you get with Numbots?