Bonds of 5: Tic-Tac-Toe
Develop fluency identifying the missing part in two-part bonds of 5.
Develop the concept of using part-part-whole representation.
- addition as “and”
- equals as “is”, “is equal to”
- horizontally, vertically, diagonally
A little easier
Place blocks on the game board
This activity is more difficult than the previous activities in the Bonds of 5 Chapter because it is diagrammatic representation. Support students experiencing difficulty by placing blocks on the Part-Part-Whole frame.
For example, spinning 3.
When using the Part-Part-Whole frame it is important to be clear that the whole on the top row is worth the same as the parts joined underneath. This is NOT a diagram of 5+5=10
Model spinning 5.
Model spinning zero.
Increase fluency with these bonds by using a variety of representations. Go to