# Lesson 6 Story Problems Within 10

Let’s solve story problems.

## Warm-up Notice and Wonder: Han’s Cup

What do you notice?

What do you wonder?

Han is playing Shake and Spill.

He has some counters in his cup.

Then he puts more counters in his cup.

## Activity 1 A Shake and Spill Story Problem

Han is playing Shake and Spill.

He has some counters in his cup.

Then he puts 3 more counters in his cup.

Now he has 10 counters in his cup.

How many counters did he start with?

Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.

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## Activity 2 Shake and Spill Story Problems

Noah is playing Shake and Spill with 10 counters.

4 of the counters fall out of the cup.

How many counters are still in the cup?

Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.Equation:

Kiran has 4 counters in a cup.

He doesn’t have enough so he puts more counters in.

Now he has 7 counters in his cup.

How many more counters did Kiran put in his cup?

Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.Equation:

Clare has some counters in a cup.

She puts 3 more counters in her cup.

Now she has 9 counters in her cup.

How many counters were in her cup before she added more?

Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.Equation:

Priya has some counters in a cup.

She has 2 red counters and 8 yellow counters.

How many counters does she have?

Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.Equation:

## Practice Problem

## Problem 1

There are some counters in the cup.

Lin puts in 5 more counters.

Now there are 9 counters in the cup.

How many counters were in the cup before Lin added more?

Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.