Grade 2 students are practicing solving problems in math using their understandings of measurement and addition strategies. Students are making sure to represent the picture of what is happening in the problem and using visual models to show their thinking!
Grade 2 students were putting on their thinking caps and trying to solve this problem using a number of different strategies and representations of their thinking:
A family went on a safari and they saw the following number of animals
- 7 Gazelle
- 3 more Wildebeest than Gazelle
- 2 more Zebras than Wildebeest
How many animals did they see all together?