ATHLETES VS. ANIMALS. WHO IS MORE ATHLETIC? 45 minute Lesson Plan Jim Horwat. GRADE 2 • WORD PROBLEMS (+ –). PA State Standards : CC.2.2.2.A.1 Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction within 100. CC.2.4.2.A.6
WHO IS MORE ATHLETIC?
45 minute Lesson Plan Jim Horwat
PA State Standards:
Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction within 100.
Extend the concepts of addition and subtraction to problems involving length.
Identify essential and nonessential information within and across a variety of texts.
Through practice with a four-step key strategy for solving word problems, students will:
What are strategies?
When are strategies helpful?
Who uses them?
SAMPLE WORD PROBLEMS
It takes me 14 seconds to swim 100 yards.
It takes me 40 seconds to swim 100 yards.
A puma can jump 180 inches high. It is like a cougar.
Pumas live in Asia, America and Africa.
The average NBA player can jump 28 inches high.
LeBron James can jump 40 inches high.
‘Happie’ the Goat
Happie is in the Guiness Book of World Records.
She skateboarded 118 ft.
Tony skateboarded 317 ft. down a street in San Francisco.
He made 17 video games.
Asian Elephant made 22 slam dunks in 2014.
He also made a 360° slam.
This year Kobe made 9 slam dunks.
He made 2 more dunks this week. One was a 360° slammer.
Create Your Own Word Problem using keywords from handout and the athlete /animals listed at beginning of class…