# Anna's Apples

Anna has seven apples in a bowl. Anna has ten apples on a tray. Anna says she has less apples in the bowl than on the tray. Is Anna correct? Show and tell how you know.

### More Accessible Version

Anna has three apples in a bowl. Anna has four apples on a tray. Anna says she has less apples in the bowl than on the tray. Is Anna correct? Show and tell how you know.

### More Challenging Version

Anna has eleven apples in a bowl. Anna has thirteen apples on a tray. Anna says she has less apples in the bowl than on the tray. Is Anna correct? What is the difference between the number of apples in the bowl and the number of apples on a tray? Show and tell how you know.

## Plan

#### Underlying Mathematical Concepts

#### Possible Problem-Solving Strategies

#### Formal Mathematical Language and Symbolic Notation

A student may independently select a printed number line, number chart, ten frame, graph paper, etc. as they work on a task.

### Suggested materials

Engagement Image:

Teachers may project the image below to launch this task for their students, define nouns, promote discussion, access prior knowledge, and inspire engagement and problem solving.