Planning GuideGrade 1
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Equality and Inequality

Strand: Patterns and Relations (Variables and Equations)
Outcomes: 4, 5

Curriculum Focus

This sample focuses on:

  • understanding the concept of equality.

Equality and Inequality addresses the following outcomes from the Program of Studies:

Strand: Patterns and Relations (Variables and Equations)
Specific Outcomes:
4. Describe equality as a balance and inequality as an imbalance, concretely and pictorially (0 to 20).
5. Record equalities, using the equal symbol.

What is a Planning Guide?

Planning Guides are a tool for teachers to use in designing instruction and assessment that focuses on developing and deepening students' understanding of mathematical concepts. This tool is based on the process outlined in Understanding by Design, by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe.

The following steps will help you through the Planning Guide:

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