Grade K

Share the Headline Story with the class. Encourage children to complete the sentences in different ways and to explain how they know their answers are correct.

Two friends are sharing marbles. Two friends share ___ marbles equally. Each friend gets _____ marbles.

- If the friends are sharing two marbles, then each friend gets one marble.
- If the friends are sharing three marbles, then each friend gets one marble and there is one marble left over.
- If either friend took the leftover marble, then they would not be sharing equally.
- If each friend gets two marbles, then originally there were four marbles.
- If two friends are sharing a bag of marbles, then each friend gets half of the marbles in the bag.

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