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The Word Count for Green Eggs and Ham

Daniel, Alex F., and Nicole were interested in how many
different words Dr. Seuss used in writing, Green Eggs and
Ham.

Daniel went to the media center and began making tally
marks for every different word he found in the story. He
counted 40 different words. On the line segment below,
show 40 using tally marks.

___________________________________________________

On the line segment below, write 40 using words.

__________________

Alex F. wanted to see how many different words he came up
with. He began counting the different words he found in the
story, and he came up with 47. On the line segment below,
show 47 using tally marks.

___________________________________________________

On the line segment, write 47 using words.

___________________
Nicole wanted to see how many different words she came up
with in the story, Green Eggs and Ham. She began counting.
She came up with 56 different words. On the line segment
below, show 56 using tally marks.

_____________________________________________________

One the line segment, write 56 using words.

__________________

Please make a prediction. How many different words do you
think Dr. Seuss used in the story, Green Eggs and Ham? On
the line segment, write your prediction. ___________

In the heart, make tally marks for your prediction.
Circle the groups of ten.
How many groups of ten? ____________

How many leftover? _____________

_________ tens      __________ ones           _________

Using words from our math word wall, write at least 2
sentences explaining the data that Daniel, Alex F., and Nicole
collected.

more       fewer         sum             difference

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