This handout provides a definition of word problems in easy-to-understand language, as well as information about what difficulty with word problems looks like, why the ability to solve word problems matters, and most importantly, accessible ideas for how parents can help their child develop the reasoning skills needed to solve word problems.
The Help! Series is designed to provide parents with specific information that they can use to help their child develop in an area of weakness. The Help! Series is the perfect handout for parent-teacher conferences, IEP meetings, or in the context of I&RS or RTI meetings. The Help! Series provides answers to questions parents are asking and unites teachers and families as partners in education- because in a perfect world, that's how it should be!
This download is for a single handout: Word Problems handout from the Help! Math Series.
Note: You can purchase the two math handouts together at a discounted price!