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In this 10-page article (PDF) from NCTM the authors present a progression of models they believe can be used with third graders to connect concepts of arithmetic and geometry to understand the distributive property as outlined in the CCSS. They believe exploring the area of multicolor arrays makes the distributive property intuitive for third graders.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 3,NSDL,Area,Addition,Visual representation,Representation,Number concepts,Arithmetic,Concept formation,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160756368T,Number and operations,Chemistry,Algebra,Teaching strategies,Properties of operations,Model with mathematics,Multiplication,Composition and decomposition of numbers,Whole numbers,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Geometry,Practice Standards,Life Science,Elementary School,Algorithms,Reason quantitatively,Algebraic thinking,Communication,Computing and Information,Operations,Upper Elementary,Number sense,Mathematical language,Mathematics,Connections,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Measurement,Process skills,Education,Reasoning

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English

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