Use these 20 word problem task cards with your 4th grade or 5th grade students for a fun, engaging summer-themed activity! Have your students dress the part as they work through summer themed math word problems for whole number adding whole numbers, subtracting whole numbers, multiplying whole numbers, dividing whole numbers, and some addition and subtraction with simple decimals.
Turn your end of year math review
into a celebration by transforming your classroom into a beach, luau, or summer vacation spot.
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These task cards have been used successfully with 4th and 5th graders. With these "Summer Slide" themed word problem task cards, you can "Slide into Summer" at the end of the year with your 4th graders OR savor a few more days of summer vacation during your first week of school with 5th graders.
Word problems focus on fun summer themes like visiting famous theme parks, hanging out at the beach, ice cream, summer cookouts, summer fruits, and family road trips. Word problems use real-world data and facts when appropriate. Check out the preview file to see some example questions!
What's included in your purchase?
✔ 20 task cards focused on Number Operations in Base 10
✔ 4 "summer fun facts" task cards (just for fun, throw these in for students to read along with their math problems)
✔ Answer key
✔ Student recording sheets
✔ Concept analysis charts for you to analyze students' areas of weakness
✔ Boom Learning Digital Version
This set also comes in a "Summer Slide Bundle" that contains 60 task cards.
Read all about how I used these task cards to create a fun end of the year/beginning of the year math event for my students:
⇒ Slide into Summer Low Prep-High Engagement Math Event
Want a different set from the series?
❱ ❱ ❱ Summer Slide Measurement Set
❱ ❱ ❱ Summer Slide Fractions Set
Common Core Standards (aligned with 4th/5th grade)
4.NBT.4, 4.NBT.5, 4.NBT.6, 5.NBT.5, 5.NBT.6
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Looking for more real-world themed task cards?
Multiply and Divide Fractions Task Cards: Cupcake Shop Theme
Multiply and Divide Fractions Task Cards: House Plans Theme (using area)
Add and Subtract Fractions with Unlike Denominators: Candy Shop Theme
Subtracting Fractions with Regrouping/Borrowing (Three Levels of Difficulty)
Comparing and Ordering Fractions (Teach 4 Different Methods)
Multiplying Fractions by Fractions and by Whole Numbers (includes visual modeling)
Summer Slide: 4th Grade Review/Beginning of Year 5th Graders Summer Themed Word Problems
Multi-Step Division-Based Word Problems with Different Number Forms
Comparing Value of Digits, Expanded Form with Exponents, Base-10 Numeral Form
Read, Write, Compare, and Round Decimals
Rounding Tens, Hundreds, and Thousands
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