Sneakers

Four friends line up in a row. Every friend is wearing sneakers. How many sneakers are there lined up in a row? Show and tell how you know.

More Accessible Version

Three friends line up in a row. Every friend is wearing sneakers. Each friend wears 2 sneakers. How many sneakers are there lined up in a row? Show and tell how you know.

More Challenging Version

Nine friends line up in a row. Every friend is wearing sneakers. How many sneakers are there lined up in a row? 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.

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.

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Possible Solutions

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