Looking for Pigs

Angela has 7 pigs. Angela sees 3 pigs by the fence. Angela sees 2 pigs by the barn door. Angela sees 1 pig in the mud puddle. Does Angela see all her pigs? Show and tell how you know.

Instructional

More Accessible Version

Angela has 5 pigs. Angela sees 1 pig by the fence. Angela sees 2 pigs by the barn door. Angela sees 1 pig in the mud puddle. Does Angela see all her pigs? Show and tell how you know.

More Challenging Version

Angela has 10 pigs. Angela sees 3 pigs by the fence. Angela sees 5 pigs by the barn door. Angela sees 1 pig in the mud puddle. Does Angela see all her pigs? If she does not, how many pigs does she have left to find? 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 frames, graph paper, etc. as they work on a task.

Possible Solutions

Solutions tabs

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