Same & Different: Dots on Bots

Look at the two pictures. What do you notice?

A: A robot with 3 yellow dots and 3 red dots. 3 + 3. B: A robot with 4 red dots and 2 yellow dots. 4 + 2.
  1. How are pictures A and B the same, and how are they different?
    • A and B are the same because …
    • A and B are different because …
  2. Here are two more pictures. Which one goes better with pictures A and B? Why?
C: A robot with 2 yellow dots and 2 red dots. 2 + 2. D: A robot with 5 red dots and 1 yellow dot. 5 + 1.


Use the robot picture to show a different set of dots. Explain how your picture is the same as pictures A and B, and how it is different.

The blank robot for you to draw on.
  • Mine is the same because …
  • Mine is different because …