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Types of Story Problems - A Guide for Understanding and Solving Word Problems

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Do you ever wonder if your students truly understand word problems or if they're just relying on key words? This product will guide students into developing a deeper understanding of word problems by breaking them down into different types of word problems for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. This product aligns perfectly to the Common Core Standards, and the types of word problems were identified by the CCGPS.
-joining problems
-removing problems
-parts and wholes
-comparing problems
-equal groups
-arrays

This product includes posters, a mini book for addition/subtraction and multiplication/division word problems, as well as 40 task cards.
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58
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On  October 17, 2013,  Jackie H. asked:
Hi Ashleigh,
I've been using this product for a couple of weeks and my students have responded so well to it. I'm about to begin the parts and wholes problems but the posters confuse me. Should the Parts and Wholes: Start Unknown poster really be Parts and Wholes: Whole Unknown like the booklet says? This wording seems easier to understand and explain to my students. If this is changed, perhaps the Parts and Wholes: Addend Unknown poster should be changed to Parts and Wholes: Part Unknown. Thanks for thinking about this!
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On  October 17, 2013Ashleigh answered:
I think you're right! Let me take a closer look at it tonight. I know I made some changes to it this summer, so I need to make sure I didn't mess something up!
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On  September 26, 2013,  Rose Mary B. asked:
Hi Ashleigh, Do you have a blog on how you use the story problems with your class?
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On  September 26, 2013Ashleigh answered:
We're just finishing that up, so I'll have one really soon!
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On  June 13, 2013,  Denise M. asked:
Ashleigh,
I just want you to know how much I appreciate your communication! I know you're busy with school, family, etc...so it means A TON that you respond so quickly! You truly are a pleasure to work with! THANK YOU...THANK YOU...THANK YOU!

Denise :0)
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On  June 13, 2013Ashleigh answered:
I'm just glad I could help!
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On  June 12, 2013,  Denise M. asked:
Hi Ashleigh!
I was finally browsing through the posters for this guide and I am confused on the two posters for comparing problems...bigger unknown and smaller unknown. Could you take a look at those two posters for me and let me know what I am missing. It would seem to me like they should be reversed, but what do I know!!! ...lol... HELP!
Thanks so much!
Denise
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On  June 13, 2013Ashleigh answered:
Ha! You know, I remember being confused with that myself. I remember there being some fancy explanation that I went ahead and followed. But, if it's confusing to us, it won't be any help for our students, so I went ahead a changed them to what makes sense.

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On  March 2, 2013Sharon Hampson (TpT Seller) asked:
Hi Ashleigh,
I really love these problem solving story cards I just downloaded. I just found a little mistake on one of them though. On the Comparing Problems - smaller unknown card Mark had rocks but then mysterously has apples! :) Also, I teach in Australia and we use kilometres instead of miles. Is there any way I could have word document of those pages so I can change it? Thanks for your hard work on this set. It's great!
Sharon Hampson
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On  March 2, 2013Ashleigh answered:
I've corrected the comparing card, and I'll be happy to send you a version with kilometers. I'll email it to you if you send me an email. ashleigh_60@hotmail.com
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