This week for rich task maths we were working on a problem which we could use a range of strategies to solve. Some of us used repeated addition while others used their skip counting. One child was also able to use part whole thinking.
The problem the children had to work out was:
Alex went to the zoo and he could see 16 legs. What animals did he see? How many different combinations can you find?
If the children completed this fast they were given new numbers to investigate.