Clip 11/16: Problem 4 - 4th Grade Number Ops Part C

Overview

Students are asked to take the words of the story and make a math picture. No question is asked yet. The story is: “Maria saved $24. She saved 3 times as much as Wayne.”

The process of thinking is illuminated again with math chatter. A math disagreement turns into a useful math debate. In one group, three students seemed convinced by their accurate pictures, with one student bringing in the idea of “divided by…”

The process of thinking is illuminated again with math chatter. A math disagreement turns into a useful math debate. In one group, three students seemed convinced by their accurate pictures, with one student bringing in the idea of “divided by…”