• First Grade "Thinkers"


    Problem #1

    Eight bears are having a picnic in the forest. It is a beautiful, sunny day. Five of these bears go for a swim in the cool lake. The water was too cold for three of them, so they returned to the picnic.

    How many bears are now having a picnic?

    Where are the other bears?

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    Problem #2

    Prince Harold wanted to save his princess from the Mathematical Magician. In order to get into the castle to save her, though, he had to solve the magicians math problem.

    Can you help Prince Harold put these numbers in order, from greatest to least, to help save Princess Melissa?

    10, 15, 3, 6, 9, 1, 5, 2