Lesson 12

Observa y pregúntate

Lesson Purpose

The purpose of this lesson is for students to apply their understanding of equal groups to create a Notice and Wonder activity.

Lesson Narrative

This lesson provides an opportunity to observe the ways in which students notice and describe equal groups. After the warm-up, students create their own Notice and Wonder activity and then facilitate it with other students in the class. Students can find images to use for their Notice and Wonder from books or other sources.

If students need additional support with the concepts in this lesson, refer back to Unit 1, Section B in the curriculum materials. 

  • Engagement
  • MLR8

Learning Goals

Teacher Facing

  • Apply understanding of equal groups to create a Notice and Wonder activity.

Student Facing

  • Creemos una actividad tipo “Observa y pregúntate”.

Required Materials

Materials to Gather

Required Preparation

Activity 1:

  • Each group of 3-4 needs picture books to use as they create their Notice and Wonder activity.

Activity 2:

  • Each group of 3-4 from the previous activity needs 1 piece of chart paper and a marker.

CCSS Standards


Lesson Timeline

Warm-up 10 min
Activity 1 20 min
Activity 2 15 min
Lesson Synthesis 10 min
Cool-down 5 min

Teacher Reflection Questions

As students worked together today, where did you see evidence of the mathematical community established over the course of the school year?

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