Question 1.

Question 2.

Home Connection Your child used connecting cubes to model addition stories. Your child then wrote a number sentence for the story.
Home Activity Give your child two groups of different colored items, such as beads and pasta. Ask your child to find the sum. Invite your child to make up a story about the items and say the corresponding addition sentence.
AF 1.0 Students model, represent, and interpret number relationships to create and solve problems involving addition and subtraction. Also AF 1.2, AF 1.3.

Guided Practice

Draw a picture to find the sum. Then write an addition sentence.

Question 1.
There are 5 frogs in a pond. 4 more frogs join them. How many frogs are there in all?

Question 2.
Jack sees 7 ladybugs. He sees 3 more. How many ladybugs does Jack see in all?

__ + __ = ___

Do you understand? How do you find the sum in a joining story?

Independent Practice

Draw a picture to find the sum. Then write an addition sentence.

Question 3.
Ben found 6 flowers. Then he found 4 more. How many flowers did he find in all?

__ + ___ = __
__ flowers

Question 4.
Sara drew 8 stars. Then she drew 7 more. How many stars did Sara draw in all?

__ + __ = ___
__ stars

Problem Solving

Draw a picture to find the sum. Then write an addition sentence.

Question 5.
Josh sees 4 clouds. Then he sees 7 more clouds. How many clouds does he see now?

__ clouds
__ + ___ = ___