# Lesson 6 Problems About Pets

Let’s solve problems and write equations.

## Warm-up Notice and Wonder: The Fish Tank

What do you notice?

What do you wonder?

There are some fish in the tank.

Some of the fish are red and some are blue.

## Activity 1 Three Reads: Kiran’s Fish

Kiran has some fish in his fish tank.

He has 4 red fish and 5 blue fish.

How many fish does he have in all?

Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.

Equation:

## Activity 2 Tyler’s and Clare’s Pets

Tyler and Clare want to know how many pets they have together.

Tyler has 2 turtles.

Clare has 4 dogs.

Tyler wrote the equation

Clare wrote the equation

Do both equations match the story?

Why or why not?

Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.

## Activity 3 Centers: Choice Time

Choose a center.

Math Stories

Find the Pair

What’s Behind My Back

## Practice Problem

## Problem 1

There are 3 first graders and 6 second graders on the soccer team.

How many kids are on the soccer team?

Make a drawing to match the story.

Write an equation to match the story.