Twas the Night Before Christmas by wuyunqing

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									                     Twas the Night Before Christmas
                                     3rd Grade
        “Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
               Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse”
1. The pictograph shows what kinds of pets Mrs. Robert’s students have.
   How many more students have a cat than a mouse?
   
           1 1/2                                  Types of Pets
           
           3                          Mouse

           6                          Dog

           8                          Cat

                                        Fish


                                        Key: Each      stands for 4 votes.


                   “And then, in a twinkling, I heard on the roof
                   The prancing and pawing of each little hoof.”
  2. A reindeer has 4 hooves. If there are 8 reindeer, how many hooves
    are there in all? (Hint: draw a picture)

                 2 hooves
           
                 12 hooves
           
                 24 hooves
           
                 32 hooves


                 “When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter,
                 I sprang from my bed to see what was the matter.”
   3. The clock shows what time he “sprang from the bed”.
      What time was it?
                                   2 : 12

                                   2 : 17

                                   3 : 12

                                   3 : 17
                “So up to the house-top the coursers they flew,
               With the sleigh full of Toys, and St Nicholas too”
  4. Giving is one of the best parts of Christmas! I bought my little sister a Barbie at
     Toys R Us. I used the bills and coins below. How much did the Barbie cost?




  $6.30               $6.40              $7.30                  $7.40


               “The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
               In hopes that ST. NICHOLAS soon would be there”
  5. Jamar was a good boy and he received 13 candy canes in his stocking, he ate 7.
  Brandon was a good boy also, he received 16 candy canes, and he ate 9. Which
  equation or inequality represents this relationship?

  13   + 7 < 16 + 9
  
  13   - 7 < 16 - 9
  
  13   + 7 = 16 + 9
  
  13   - 7 > 16 - 9


                  “A bundle of toys he had flung on his back,
                 And he looked like a peddler just opening his pack”
  6. Santa had 24 toys in his sack! He took 8 presents out to put under the
     tree. Which expression represents the number of presents left in his
     sack?

24 + 8

  24 - 8

  24 x 8

  24 ÷ 8
7. Brief Constructed Response

Santa’s elves made 800 teddy bears this Christmas. Santa already
delivered 567 teddy bears.

Step A
How many teddy bears does Santa have left?
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Step B
Explain why your answer is correct.
Use what you know about subtraction in your explanation.
Use words and/or numbers in your explanation.
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                            Moxley ‘06

								
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