This is a one page, printable, classroom tested, organizational template pdf for math word problems. The literacy component and structure gives kids direction and helps organize their thoughts. Using the template instills good problem solving habits and boosts confidence. The "SOLVE" acronym used is easy to remember, and after a while, the template is no longer needed. Basically, it gets kids to state what they are actually looking for, and gives them direction so they don't get overwhelmed when working with word problems.