This 3-act task was created to work hand in hand with my Building Fact Fluency Toolkit. 

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Act 1

Watch the video


  • What do you notice/? What do you wonder?
  • What coins did she find in the back seat of the car?
  • Estimate. What is your strategic choice of a number? What’s the strategy behind your estimate?


Act 2

How many coins she found in the backseat. (show first)

How much money she found. (show second)


Act 3


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