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Missing Number

This instructional activity begins with the math storiy Fish Eyes and One Less Fish. As the stories progress related equations with missing variables are written on the board. A whole group and small group missing number game is played to reinforce the concepts of mathematical symbols, missing variables, and algebraic reasoning. Downloadable attachments, a great book list, and extension activities are included.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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