1st Grade Word Problems - Add and Subtract (w/ digital option) Distance Learning

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90 differentiated word problems for addition and subtraction (1st grade)! This is the ultimate packet for math problem solving. It has super easy ones for the beginning of the year and the word problems get progressively more difficult. No prep needed! They are ready to print and go. Print these full size or reduce the size so that kids can put them in their math journal.

You can use these as morning work, homework, or classwork. It would be a good idea to laminate them or put them in sheet protectors so that kids can use them as a math center, too:)

Each sheet is labeled at the top, right corner so that it's easy for you to find exactly what kind of math problem you're looking for.

As a bonus, I have included sums to 10 and sums to 20...so you can easily use these to differentiate the same standard for various kids!

Great to use for advanced Kindergarteners and also great for struggling 2nd graders!

Included in this awesome packet, you will get the following:

-10 addition result unknown (8+2=?) – Sums to 10 & 20

-10 subtraction result unknown (8-2=?) – Sums to 10 & 20

-10 addition start unknown (?+2=10) – sums to 10 & 20

-10 addition change Unknown (8+?=10) – sums to 10 & 20

-10 subtraction start unknown (?-2=6) – sums to 10 & 20

-10 subtraction change unknown (8-?=6) – sums to 10 & 20

-10 addition of 3 addends – sums to 10 & 20

-20 add within 100 (2 digit # and 1 digit – No regrouping)

Click here for a FREE SAMPLE of this awesome packet!

Free Sample of Addition and Subtraction Word Problems for 1st Grade

Check out the matching word problem task cards which are great for math centers:

1st Grade Word Problem Task Cards (90 cards - addition & subtraction)

Want to make more of your own word problems using this same template? Here's an editable template:

EDITABLE - Template for word problems up to 20/a>

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies. By end of Grade 2, know from memory all sums of two one-digit numbers.
Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
Determine the unknown whole number in an addition or subtraction equation relating three whole numbers. For example, determine the unknown number that makes the equation true in each of the equations 8 + ? = 11, 5 = ▯ - 3, 6 + 6 = ▯.
Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten (e.g., 8 + 6 = 8 + 2 + 4 = 10 + 4 = 14); decomposing a number leading to a ten (e.g., 13 - 4 = 13 - 3 - 1 = 10 - 1 = 9); using the relationship between addition and subtraction (e.g., knowing that 8 + 4 = 12, one knows 12 - 8 = 4); and creating equivalent but easier or known sums (e.g., adding 6 + 7 by creating the known equivalent 6 + 6 + 1 = 12 + 1 = 13).
Understand subtraction as an unknown-addend problem. For example, subtract 10 – 8 by finding the number that makes 10 when added to 8.


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