# Lesson 9 Solve Story Problems

Let’s look at different ways to show what happened in a story problem.

## Warm-up How Many Do You See: Finger Addition

How many fingers do you see?

How do you see them?

## Activity 1 Markers at School

There were 4 markers at school.

Elena brought 3 more markers to school.

How many markers are at school now?

## Activity 2 Balls at Recess

There were 5 balls on the playground.

Diego brought 5 of the balls inside.

How many balls are on the playground now?

## Activity 3 Introduce Math Fingers, Add 2 Hands

Choose a center.

Math Fingers

Math Stories

Subtraction Towers

5-frames

Build Shapes

Counting Collections

## Practice Problem

## Problem 1

There were 8 cars in the parking lot.

All 8 of the cars left after school.

How many cars are in the parking lot now?