Lesson 13 Create Story Problems

    • Let’s think of our own story problems.

Warm-up Questions About Us: Colors

Which color is your favorite: purple, orange, or gray?

How can we figure out how many students chose purple?

How many students chose purple?
How many students chose orange?
How many students chose gray?

Activity 1 Create a Story Problem

People playing on a statue in a park.

Activity 2 Switch the Operation

Solve the story problem your partner told you. Show your thinking using objects, drawings, numbers, or words.

Activity 3 Revisit Math Stories, Act It Out

Choose a center.


Center. Bingo.

Math Fingers

Center. Math Fingers.

Subtraction Towers

Center activity, Subtraction Towers.


Center. 5 frame.

Math Stories

Center. Math Stories.

Counting Collections

Center. Counting Collections.