24 common core aligned story problems to use with goldfish as manipulatives! Great small group or center work. You will need 10 goldfish (use toys or crackers) and a round and a square container to use as fish tanks. 6 problems per page that cover the following types of story problems:
- Adding to 10
- Taking from 10
- Decomposing numbers up to 10
- Making 10
Equation worksheets are also included that correspond with the questions.
Zip file (will need free program to download this type of file) includes:
- Directions and answer key:
- Word Problems: 4 pages
- Equation Worksheets: 4 pages
- Notebook Presentation: 2 slides (added for modeling on SmartBoard if you have one - not needed to complete the story problems)
K.OA.1. Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings1, sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations.
K.OA.2. Solve addition and subtraction word problems, and add and subtract within 10, e.g., by using objects or drawings to represent the problem.
K.OA.3. Decompose numbers less than or equal to 10 into pairs in more than one way, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record each decomposition by a drawing or equation (e.g., 5 = 2 + 3 and 5 = 4 + 1).
K.OA.4. For any number from 1 to 9, find the number that makes 10 when added to the given number, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record the answer with a drawing or equation.
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