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Fall Addition and Subtraction Story Problems

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  1. Word problems can be so tricky for first graders to master! Add in themed and seasonal fun throughout the year with this Addition and Subtraction story problem bundle. Word problems use numbers to 10, or 20 depending on the set, with missing addends in a variety of places. Working with multiple prob
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Are you looking for a fun way to practice solving basic addition and subtraction word problems? This fall themed activity uses story problems up to 10 and is ideal for first graders. These task cards work well in math stations or guided math groups. QR Code cards are available for students to easily self-check their work when completed, or they can be used without them.

I have included my Problem Solving routine mini anchor chart as a freebie with this download. Help students remember the process by incorporating movement and repetition.

You will also find a Mini Word Problem Booklet in this set. Students can create open ended responses using the scenes as inspiration. Fill-in-the-blank options are also included to support early/nonwriters.

This Fall Story Problem Activity includes:

✅ 12 Colorful Fall Word Problem Cards (for centers)

✅ Recording Sheets (color & blackline)

✅ 2 Worksheet pages for homework or quizzes (using the same word problems as reinforcement)

✅ 2 Answer Keys for easy correcting

✅ QR Code Cards for self-checking

✅ Problem Solving Mini Anchor Chart

✅ Differentiated Mini Word Problem booklet with fill in the blank option for young writers


Want to know what other teachers are saying?

❤️ "Perfect Fall word problem practice!"

❤️ "My students loved figuring out these word problems. They were able to use math strategies taught to figure out the problem."


Need more practice with addition and subtraction ? Here are a few of my favorites:

Fall Math Homework and Worksheets for 1st Grade

Halloween Word Problems

Halloween Addition and Subtraction Math Center

Ice Cream Addition and Subtraction Math Center

Or, stock up for the year and get this activity along with tons of others in my Ultimate 1st Grade Word Problem Bundle


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.


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