This task is an argument frame for fifth graders on multiplication. Students are given a problem on collecting a number of acorns a day for a week and two solutions, one solving the problem by using groups and multiplying by seven and the other by adding the number of acorns collected a day seven times. Through the graphic organizer, students have a place to provide the details of their critique of the solutions, such as their claim, evidence, and warrants.

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