Activity

Grade
K

Same & Different: Bunches of Butterflies

Look at the two pictures. What do you notice?

A. shows a 10-frame with 4 red butterflies in the top row and 4 red butterflies in the bottom row. B. shows a 10-frame with 5 red butterflies in the top row and 3 blue butterflies in the bottom row.
  1. How are pictures A and B mathematically the same, and how are they different?
    • A and B are the same because …
    • A and B are different because …
  2. Make a third picture that shows 8 butterflies. Explain how your picture is the same as pictures A and B, and how it is different.