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Which Operation? Preparation Activities to Solve Math Word Problems

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Word problems seem to cause many students to go to pieces! However, beginning with words and phrases, students can be taught how to make sense of a word problem. This five page handout consists of various preparation activities. A grid with 26 words or phrases for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division is provided. The grid can be easily copied onto regular paper or cardstock without having to enlarge or reduce it. Seven activities and/or games which use the grid are included with complete instructions. Each activity helps to prepare students to succeed in solving word problems. Six blank cards as well as a blank grid are also provided. An answer grid is attached.

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Isabel - I still use this with my remedial math college students because it helps them to understand word problems.
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This has been nice having the vocabulary for each operation organized and used for an activity.
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I love your products! Deciding which operation to use is so hard for my fifth graders in doing word problems. I just don't understand why. This has already been a useful tool for them, thank you!
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This is a good tool, but it should be noted that some of these phrases are given for more than one type of math problem.
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Yeah! I hope this also learned how to choose an operation correctly.
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An easy way to get thinking about the words in word problem and how to tackle them. Thanks!
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Well thought out; I really like your activities for kids;
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