Number bonds are a visual representation of how numbers can be combined to form a given sum. In this lesson plan, number bonds are used as a warm-up activity to help students recall addition facts related to the number 10.
Understanding the commutative property is important because it helps students recognize that changing the order of numbers in an addition equation does not change the result. This concept lays a foundation for more complex mathematical operations.
This lesson plan promotes student engagement through various interactive activities such as game time, hands-on demonstrations, and opportunities for discussion. By actively participating in these activities, students can deepen their understanding of addition facts and the commutative property.