# Model (manipulatives)

#### A Birdbath

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

#### Anna's Apples

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

#### Skateboard Wheels

Given a cost per pair of skateboard wheels, students determine how much money is needed to buy 846 skateboard wheels.

#### Oh, Nuts!

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

#### Sneakers

Students count to answer how many sneakers are worn by four friends.

#### Feeding the Bunnies

Students determine the number of bunnies, given the number of bunny ears.

#### Circles and Stars

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

#### Tile Border

Students determine how many boxes of tile Mrs. Garcia needs to put a tile border along one side of her kitchen wall.

#### Three Fish Limit

Students determine the number of fish that are caught when each friend catches their three fish limit.

#### Ladybugs and Spiders

Students count the number of legs on three spiders and six ladybugs.