Ladybugs and Spiders

There are three spiders on the wall. There are six ladybugs on the wall. How many spider and ladybug legs are there on the wall? Show and tell how you know.

Instructional

More Accessible Version

There are two spiders on the wall. There are three ladybugs on the wall. How many spider and ladybug legs are there on the wall? Show how you know.

More Challenging Version

There are ten spiders on the wall. There are six ladybugs on the wall. How many spider and ladybug legs are there on the wall? Show 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 frames, graph paper, etc. as they work on a task.

Possible Solutions

Solutions tabs

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