Solving Word problems is the toughest skill for the kids to grasp. These activities are great because it offers several learning opportunities into one activity and promotes higher level thinking as they solve, classify, analyze, and evaluate! Each mathematical operation is included in these problems and each think through allows the student to explore different ways and strategies to solve a problem! Preview this product to see if it works for you!
Materials included in the first activity are:
32 problem solving cards that vary between single step and multi-step which use mathematical operations varying between addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Teacher directions page which includes ideas to incorporate classying each card based on the attributes of the word problem into your lesson. (one step problems vs. multi-step, mathematical operations, or other characteristic chosen by students)
Students directions page
2 pages to create their own problem to reinforce and apply their learning.
2 pages to solve and analyze a peer’s original word problem.
Opportunities for the analysis and evaluation of a variety of real world situations.
The second product contains:
22 pages of student think throughs for each problem