4th grade PARCC eample - A Bag of Beads

In this video, I help students think through a multi-step problem involving addition, multiplication, and use of critical thinking skills.

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4th grade PARCC eample - A Bag of Beads

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In this video, I help students think through a multi-step problem involving addition, multiplication, and use of critical thinking skills.
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  1. Parcc math example

    Slide 1 - Parcc math example

    • 4th Grade beads problem
  2. Part a

    Slide 2 - Part a

    • Ms. Morales has a bag of beads.
    • She gives Elena 5 beads.
    • She gives Damian 8 more beads than Elena
    • She gives Trish 4 times as many beads as Damian
    • Ms. Morales then has 10 beads left in the bag.
    • How many beads did Damian and Trish each receive? Show or explain how you arrived at each answer.
  3. workspace

    Slide 3 - workspace

  4. Part a

    Slide 4 - Part a

    • Ms. Morales has a bag of beads.
    • She gives Elena 5 beads.
    • She gives Damian 8 more beads than Elena
    • She gives Trish 4 times as many beads as Damian
    • Ms. Morales then has 10 beads left in the bag.
    • How many beads did Damian and Trish each receive? Show or explain how you arrived at each answer.
  5. How many beads did Damian and Trish each receive?  Show or explain how you arrived at each answer.

    Slide 5 - How many beads did Damian and Trish each receive? Show or explain how you arrived at each answer.

    • The details in the story problem tell me that Damian has 8 more than Elena. It also says that Elena has 5 beads.
    • 5 + 8 = 13. So, Damian has 13 beads. The details in the story problem say that Trish has 4 times as many beads as Damian. Damian has 13 beads. 13 x 4 = 52 . So, Trish has 52 beads.
  6. Part b

    Slide 6 - Part b

    • How many beads were in Ms. Morales’ bag before any beads were given to students?
  7. Part a

    Slide 7 - Part a

    • Ms. Morales has a bag of beads.
    • She gives Elena 5 beads.
    • She gives Damian 8 more beads than Elena
    • She gives Trish 4 times as many beads as Damian
    • Ms. Morales then has 10 beads left in the bag.
    • How many beads did Damian and Trish each receive? Show or explain how you arrived at each answer.
  8. workspace

    Slide 8 - workspace

  9. Part b

    Slide 9 - Part b

    • How many beads were in Ms. Morales’ bag before any beads were given to students?