Task# Christina's Candies

Illustrative MathematicsVaries

As with several other tasks in the set, any number between 2 and 10 can be used in place of 7 to address K.OA.3. Although not necessary to meet this standard, listing the possible pairings of chocolate and lemon candies in a systematic way might help the student show that s/he has found all of the possible pairings. The Standards for Mathematical Practice focus on the nature of the learning experiences by attending to the thinking processes and habits of mind that students need to develop in order to attain a deep and flexible understanding of mathematics. Certain tasks lend themselves to the demonstration of specific practices by students.