
We are a class of 18 first graders at Norwood AvenueElementary School in Port Jefferson Station, New York. In preparation for Bunny Readers we read many bunny books. When Mrs. Silverman visited our class she showed us the project her class was doing. We really liked the mystery ink. One day while we were doing math one of the children suggested we write bunny math problems and use the mystery ink for the answers. Everyone loved the idea. We also wrote and illustrated a book that was laminated to keep in our classroom. We hope you enjoy doing our problems as much as we enjoyed writing them. After you answer the problems yourself drag and click the mouse to see if your answers are correct. 

10 bunnies were hopping in a field. 10 more bunnies came. How many in all? 10 + 10 = 20 by Hailey 
21 bunnies were hopping down the road. 1 bunny went away. How many are left? 21  1 = 20 by Yasat 
Three bunnies were here. One bunny went away. How many were left? 3  1 = 2 by Michelle 
There are six bunnies. Fourteen more came. How many in all? 6 + 14 = 20 by Lauren 
One bunny was playing on the beach. One bunny went away. How many bunnies are left? 1  1 = 0 by Nicky 
40 bunnies were hopping in the woods. 30 bunnies hopped home. How many were left? 40  30 = 10 by Giovanni 
10 bunnies went to the shop. 5 bunnies went away. How many bunnies are left? 10  5 = 5 by Justin 
Six bunnies hopped in the grass. Three bunnies hopped over to the field. How many bunnies are left? 6  3 = 3 by Adam 
There were 12 bunnies running on the road. One bunny stopped running. How many bunnies are left? 12  1 = 11 by Tommy 
4 bunnies were playing baseball. 2 bunnies ran away. How many are left? 4  2 = 2 by Patrick 
5 bunnies were in the bushes. 2 more bunnies came in the bushes. How many bunnies in all? 5 + 2 = 7 by Judith 
There where five bunnies. Eight more bunnies came. How many in all? 5 + 8 = 13 by Allison 
50 bunnies were hopping in the woods. 20 bunnies ran away. How many bunnies are left? 50  20 = 30 by Cody 
There was 3 bunnies. 2 bunnies more come. How many bunnies in all? 3 + 2 = 5 by Joseph 
3 bunnies hopped in the field. 2 bunnies hopped away. How many are left? 3  2 = 1 by Ashley 
4 bunnies were hopping in the park. 3 more bunnies came. How many bunnies in all? 4 + 3 = 7 by Kyle 
One bunny was jumping on the log. Two bunnies joined her. How many bunnies in all? 1 + 2 = 3 by Katie 
One bunny was playing. 5 bunnies came along. How many bunnies in all? 1 + 5 = 6 by Emily 
Standards:
This project covers New York State Standard 3 for Mathematics. The students will understand mathematics and become mathematically confident by communicating and reasoning mathematically. They will show this by creating and solving addition and subtraction story problems. Assessment: Each student prepared a math story problem of his/herchoice and a number sentence to solve their problem. Then they presented these problems to the class. We checked each other's solutions for accuracy. We also revised some problems so that none of our number sentences were the same. 