4th Grade Multi Step Word Problems

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Math Lady in MD
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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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★ BEST SELLER! Ever wish your students would read multiplication and division multi-step word problems multiple times to understand and solve the problem?

This collection of 10 common core story structure multi-step word problems are on a graphic organizer that uses close reading strategies.

"After four reads, students have said to me that this is the FIRST TIME they ever actually understood word problems and knew how to solve them!"

Students read the Winter word problem four different times with a different purpose each time:

★ #1 - Identify the basis of the problem and what it’s about.

★ #2 - Identify the numbers in the problem and what they describe.

★ #3 - Create a model or drawing to represent the problem.

★ #4 - Write the equation that represents the problem.

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• Companion resource to this Set 1, is Set 2.

>>Link here 4th Grade Multi-Step Word Problems Set 2 - Close Reading!!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.


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