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# The Bears' Picnic

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Description of mathematics:

Number Framework Stage 4

Required Resource Materials:
Set of bears (or counters) for counting.
A container
Activity:

#### Using Materials

Problem: 8 bears return from a picnic and go into their cave. Bobby Bear and Bernice  Bear arrive late to join the family. How many bears are there now in the cave?

Discuss the problem then write 8 + 2 on the board. Hide 8 bears in the container and  add Bobby Bear, then ask how many bears are now in the cave. Ask what 8 + 1  equals. Add Bernice Bear then ask how many bears are now in the cave. Ask what 8 +   2 equals. Write 8 + 2 = 10 on the board.

Examples. (Encourage the students to use fingers to track the counting on.) Wordstories and recording for: 12 + 2, 7 + 2, 13 + 2, 7 + 3, 11 + 3, 14 + 3, 7 + 4, 11 + 4....

#### Using Imaging

Shielding and Imaging Only:
Examples. Word stories and recording for:11 + 2, 9 + 3, 12 + 4, 14 + 5, 7 + 4, 12 + 5....

#### Using Number Properties

Examples. Word stories and recording for: 39 + 4, 66 + 4, 33 + 5, 28 + 3, 87 + 5....

## Fly Flip

Solve addition problems to 20 by joining sets and counting all the objects.

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