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MemberAugust 13, 2021 at 5:42 pm
The Hot Chocolate task could be used to solve one step problems involving multiplication by calculating the answer using concrete manipulatives or visual representations.
To lower the floor for this activity, I could use a smaller, even quantity such as the number 2 as the number of scoops needed per glass.
To extend this problem, I could ask how many glasses of hot chocolate could be prepared using [number of] scoops.