Mrs. Elkins had 2 dogs and 3 cats as pets. How many pets does she have in all?
The 2 parts are put in the smaller circle, the equation is written and then they are slid into the larger circle (the whole)
Mrs. Enfinger bought 3 sweaters and 1 shirt at the store. How many did she buy altogether?
Today we started drawing our strategies in our problem solving journal. Then one set of partners were able to share.