We have learned to write a number problem from a already.
There are 3 rows of trees in a field, with 10 trees in each row.
Write a number sentence for this story problem.
How many trees are there in the field?
What happens if our story has more than one part to it? Let's see how to turn that into a number problem with multiplication and division.
There are 2 flower beds in Irene's backyard. Each flower bed has 4 strawberry plants.
How many strawberry plants are there in total?
If each plant has 3 strawberries growing on it, how many strawberries are there in total?
uses mental and informal written strategies for multiplication and division
generalises properties of odd and even numbers, generates number patterns, and completes simple number sentences by calculating missing values