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Figuring Out Fluency - Addition and Subtraction With Whole Numbers
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Figuring Out Fluency - Addition and Subtraction With Whole Numbers
A Classroom Companion

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August 2021 | 192 pages | Corwin
Because fluency practice is not a worksheet.

Fluency in mathematics is more than adeptly using basic facts or implementing algorithms. It is not about speed or recall. Real fluency is about choosing strategies that are efficient, flexible, lead to accurate solutions, and are appropriate for the given situation. Developing fluency is also a matter of equity and access for all learners. 

The landmark book Figuring Out Fluency in Mathematics Teaching and Learning offered educators the inspiration to develop a deeper understanding of procedural fluency, along with a plethora of pragmatic tools for shifting classrooms toward a fluency approach. Now, teachers have the chance to apply that inspiration through explicit instruction and practice every day with the classroom companion Figuring Out Fluency: Addition and Subtraction with Whole Numbers. With this book, teachers can:

Dive deeper into the Significant Strategies for fluency explained in the anchor book
Learn how these strategies grow from and relate to the basic fact strategies children learn 
Access over 100 strategy-aligned and classroom-ready activities for fluency instruction and practice in adding and subtracting multi-digit whole numbers, including worked examples, routines, games, and centers
Find activities for assessing all components of addition and subtraction fluency plus support for engaging families 
Download all of the needed support tools, game boards, and other resources from the companion website for immediate implementation.

Give each and every student the knowledge and power to become skilled and confident mathematical thinkers and doers. 
 

 
PART 1: FIGURING OUT FLUENCY: KEY IDEAS
 
PART 2: STRATEGY MODULES
 
Module 1 Count On/Count Back Strategy
 
Module 2 Make Tens (and Hundreds and Thousands)
 
Module 3 Partial Sums and Differences Strategy
 
Module 4 Compensation Strategy
 
Module 5 Think Addition Strategy
 
Module 6 Standard Algorithms for Addition and Subtraction
 
PART 3: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: DEVELOPING FLUENCY
 
APPENDIX: TABLES OF ACTIVITIES
 
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