It is essential that our youngest students develop an understanding of their mathematical world. As Mr D tells us, “Maths is everywhere!”
Today, we solved story problems. We discussed the important words in our story. What are they? What do they tell us to do? Have a look at the way we solved the following story problem:
Mrs McLeish has six dinosaurs. Mr McLeish gave her five more dinosaurs. How many dinosaurs does Mrs McLeish have now?