In this activity, students make a graph to compare the number of pieces that each Lego Minecraft set has. To complete the graph, they must add the bars, title, and labels. On the second page, students write something that they learned by looking at the completed graph. They explain how they know that two of the Lego sets have more than 300 pieces. Finally they solve three word problems that involve 3-digit addition and subtraction with regrouping. One problem is for subtraction with a "How many more..." question that often stumps kids. The second problem involves adding two sets' pieces together. The final problem is a challenge, as it involves adding and subtracting in order to find the final answer.
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