# Multi-Step Word Problems| Problem solving for grades 3 and 4

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- Do you recognize the importance of problem solving and realize that you need to infuse more challenging word problems into your teaching, math workshop, or guided math groups? So if you are looking for quality word problems--read on!This BUNDLED set of 80 mixed operation (addition, subtraction, mult$14.95$19.80Save $4.85

### Description

This set of 20 multi-step word problems reflect the Common Core and other rigorous state standards for grades 3 and 4. Problem solving is such a critical part of math instruction, and engaging multi-step word problems are hard to find! With this resource, problems are included in THREE formats for **ultimate** teacher flexibility:

**Each problem can be used...**

*with five copies of each word problem on a page to be cut out and glued into a math journal or math notebook

*with four different problems on reproducible pages to use as practice sheets, math homework, math assessment, or cooperative problem solving

*and on full sheet pages that give work space for one problem, a place for students to write matching equations, and a lined area for students to write a math explanation—an important part of the CCSS and the Standards for Mathematical Practice.

**Answers are included **as is are **three rubrics** to use to help in scoring the Standards for Mathematical Practice!

The **20 problems** included require students to use all four operations to solve word problems with multiple steps. These problems are geared for students in grades 3 and 4 and stress problem solving and critical thinking.

**Why did I write these?**

Over the years I have noticed that students tend to look for routine in math class. If it’s a division unit, they will divide any two numbers they find! If it’s a subtraction unit, they try to regroup everything!

For that reason, I try hard to sprinkle in a variety of problems all year that require students to think and apply what they have learned—perhaps draw a picture or make a table to help . . . but, most importantly, to THINK about math. I hope you find these useful!

I hope you find uses for all three versions of the problems…perhaps using a page or two from each as you see fit. You can use this to teach a mini unit on multi-step problems or simply use them throughout the year to improve problem solving!

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Now also available in a **TASK CARD FORMAT!** by clicking HERE!

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**Want to see some other word problem resources? Here is just a sampling of the many resources in my store!**

Multi-Step Word Problems for Grades 3/4

Word Problem Bundled Set for Grades 4/5

Word Problem Bundled Set for Grades 3/4

Seasonal Word Problem bundle (individual sets also available)

"Amazing Facts" Task Card Bundle (individual sets also available)

CGI Word Problem Bundle (individual sets also available)

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