Thursday, 28 September 2017

Cuisenaire rods - writing equations

We are beginning to write down some of what we've made with the Cuisenaire rods.

To do this we're using the equals sign = and the plus sign +. As here, in 'Make a Face':

This week we used this interactive page - - to talk about which red/white trains can be made to have the same length as the yellow rod. (You might like to have a go at home!) We also talked about how to write down what we'd found.
Of course, we had a go at this with the real rods, and had a go at writing down what we'd made.

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