Read the Headline Story to children, and have them use the information in the story to create interesting problems. After finishing the story, have children write a number sentence that fits.
It is my birthday! Every day this week, my sister will give me 18c and my brother will give me 12c to put in my bank.
Every day I will get 30c; My brother will give me 84c this week; I can make a table of possible responses:
|day 1||day 2||day 3||…|
|from my brother||12c||24c||36c||…|
|from my sister||18c||36c||54c||…|
|in my bank||30c||60c||90c||…|