Use these 72 addition word problems for differentiation with your math instruction. Each problem has three different levels of difficulty so every student can work on problems that are appropriate for their skill level. All the different word problem situations from CCSS 2.OA.A.1 are included, adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing with unknowns in all positions.
All the word problems are written using real life examples that kids can relate to.
All level one sums are less than 100. In levels two and three there are 2-4 digit problems. For each problem students will solve using a drawing, an equation and write the answer in a complete sentence.
You can use them for small group work or independent practice. Some teachers use them for assessments. They can also be used for morning work, math centers or homework. These are a great addition to your sub folder for review.
There are 72 addition word problems with an answer key.
Here is the subtraction version of these:
One Step Subtraction Word Problem Worksheets Level 1, 2 & 3
You can buy both the addition and subtraction in a bundle here:
One Step Addition & Subtraction Word Problem Worksheets Level 1, 2 & 3 Bundle
Aligned with CCSS:
Common Core Standard 2.OA.A.1
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.
Common Core Standard 2.NBT.B.7
Add and subtract within 1000, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method. Understand that in adding or subtracting three-digit numbers, one adds or subtracts hundreds and hundreds, tens and tens, ones and ones; and sometimes it is necessary to compose or decompose tens or hundreds.
Common Core Standard 3.NBT.A.2
Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
Common Core Standard 4.NBT.B.4
Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.
Here are my 1st grade word problem worksheets you may be interested in:
1st Grade Addition Word Problems Farm Theme
1st Grade Subtraction Word Problems Farm Theme
1st Grade Addition Multistep Word Problems Farm Theme
1st Grade Word Problems Bundle Covers All 1st Grade CCSS for Word Problems
1st Grade Addition Word Problems Elf Theme
Here are other math worksheets you might like:
One Step Multiplication Word Problem Worksheets Level 1
One Step Multiplication Word Problem Worksheets Level 2
One Step Division Word Problem Worksheets Level 1
One Step Division Word Problem Worksheets Level 2
One Step Multiplication & Division Word Problem Worksheets Level 1 & 2 Bundle
Here are my word problems for journals you may be interested in:
Addition and Subtraction Word Problems for Math Journals
Multiplication and Division Word Problems for Math Journals
Word Problems for Math Journals - Multiplication, Division, Addition & Subtraction Bundle
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