# Identifying suitable bar models to represent problems

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will read word problems and decide which word bar model will help we solve it.

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## Worksheet

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## Starter quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Ben has 17 toy cars. Jimmy has 11 toy cars. How many fewer toy cars does Jimmy have?
5
7
8
Q2.
Jay has 16 pens. Mel has 11 pens. How many more pens does Mel have?
4
6
7
Q3.
Mark has 13 footballs. Lisa has 19 footballs. How many fewer footballs does Mark have?
13
19
5
Q4.
Sam has 16 comics. Jade has 13 comics. How many more comics does Sam have?
13
16
4
Q5.
Ben has 19 toy cars. Jimmy has 10 toy cars. How many fewer toy cars does Jimmy have?
10
19
29

## Exit quiz

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### 3 Questions

Q1.
Joe had 60 vanilla cupcakes. Miss Mitchell had 20 fewer. How many chocolate cupcakes did Miss Mitchell have?
Miss Mitchell had 40 chocolate cupcakes. Joe had 20 more cupcakes. How many cupcakes did Joe have?
Correct answer: Miss Mitchell had 40 chocolate cupcakes. Joe had 60 vanilla cupcakes. How many more cupcakes did Joe have?
Q2.
Correct answer: Joe had 60 vanilla cupcakes. Miss Mitchell had 20 fewer. How many chocolate cupcakes did Miss Mitchell have?
Miss Mitchell had 40 chocolate cupcakes. Joe had 20 more cupcakes. How many cupcakes did Joe have?
Miss Mitchell had 40 chocolate cupcakes. Joe had 60 vanilla cupcakes. How many more cupcakes did Joe have?
Q3.
Joe had 60 vanilla cupcakes. Miss Mitchell had 20 fewer. How many chocolate cupcakes did Miss Mitchell have?
Correct answer: Miss Mitchell had 40 chocolate cupcakes. Joe had 20 more cupcakes. How many cupcakes did Joe have?
Miss Mitchell had 40 chocolate cupcakes. Joe had 60 vanilla cupcakes. How many more cupcakes did Joe have?