# Model (manipulatives)

Given twenty goldfish and four fish tanks, students determine if there is an odd or even number of fish in each tank.

Students determine if Amy will get the same total of pom-poms whether she buys packages of four pompoms or packages of seven pompoms.

Students determine how many pink shells Kim found on the beach.

Given a total of 14 lemons, students determine if Mary has enough lemons to make two glasses of lemonade.

Students determine how many plastic dinosaurs Danny has left after he gives some to a friend.

Given three sets of numbers, students determine the total number of birds that come to a birdbath.

Students determine how many balloons Betty has left after giving some to Ben.

Students determine the solution to 6 x 3 and draw a representation of their findings using circles and stars.

Students determine how many less apples are in a bowl than on a tray.

Students determine how many nuts Sam the squirrel hides under a rock.