Basketball Story Problems

Rated 5 out of 5, based on 11 reviews
11 Ratings
Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd, Homeschool
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24 pages
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Absolutely loved this resource. My students love basketball and it was a great way to keep them engaged.
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Every basketball fan will enjoy problem solving with these differentiated themed task cards. These word problems provide practice with addition, subtraction, and basic multiplication and division. Great for basketball season, room transformations, and more!

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-16 story problems Version A

-16 story problems Version B

-2 formats (one with background, one without - printer friendly)

-Two options for story problem recording sheets

-Answer key

Here are a few ways you can use these word problems:

  • Basketball Room Transformation
  • Math Station or Center
  • Formative Assessment
  • Independent Work Activity
  • Small Group Math Activity

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Total Pages
24 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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.
Use multiplication and division within 100 to solve word problems in situations involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.


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