## Figuring Out What is Needed - Section 1: An Animal Activity

Figuring Out What is Needed

# What Do I Need?

Unit 11: The Numbers Are Getting Bigger
Lesson 9 of 15

## Big Idea: Which can run faster a deer or a dog? Can student detectives compare the animal facts and figure out what we know and what we are missing in a word problem?

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, addition, subtraction, solve problems, comparison
55 minutes

### Beth McKenna

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