This set includes everything you need for a unit on 4.OA.A.3 - Multi-Step Addition and Subtraction Word Problems for your fourth grade classroom. It could even be used for struggling fifth graders or as enrichment for your third graders. The set has a generic theme so it can be used any time of year. It is completely common core aligned.
Clear and eye-catching PowerPoint slides to describe the process to your students.
Two detailed Interactive Notebook Pages (includes everything you need except scissors and glue!) with very easy to understand directions so your students can work independently.
Task Card Set - 18 task cards, includes color and black and white versions AND includes student recording sheets.
Entry and Exit Ticket Assessments - Use these short quizzes as pre-tests and post-tests for your lessons to see what your students already know before you teach and what they learned from the lesson. Includes emoji exit quizzes for students to show how confident they are in what they are learning.
I Have Who Has Game - Includes color and black and white versions. Play this game with your students to practice replacing an unknown number with a letter (example: I have a number minus twenty-seven would be x-27).
Race To Answer Game - Instructions and teacher copy included to guide you in playing an active moving game with students for mixing operations in an equation.
Math About Me Word Problems - Students will fill out some information about themselves using numbers (like how many pets they have, how many people live in their home, etc.) and will write a multi-step word problem using the information.
Math About Me Gallery Walk - Students will post their word problems around the room and everyone will do a gallery walk to read and solve each other's multi-step word problems.
Teach a Friend - Students will follow instructions (included) to work with a friend to come up with a way to solve a problem - then they will solve independently and discuss.
Act It Out, Write It Out - Use this activity to give students movement prompts and get them up and moving around - then they will sit and create a word problem using what they've done.
Foursquare Partners - Students will break into collaborative groups and will work together to solve word problems, then will teach their methods to the rest of the class.