Multiplication and Division Word Problems Task Card Sort

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Practice interpreting multiplication and division word problems with this set of 20 paired task cards. These word problems are written in a purposeful way to teach your students how to differentiate between multiplication or division scenarios. All the questions are with in 4-digit by 1-digit multiplication or 4-digit by 1-digit division.

Take a look at the preview to see how the problems are intentional paired with similar scenarios and the same numbers to encourage students to use solid strategies for problem solving!

These problems are designed to be aligned to the 4th grade TEKS 4.4D, TEKS 4.4E, TEKS 4.4F, and TEKS 4.4H.

Included in this set:

  • Teacher guide
  • 2 Work Mats: Standard Algorithm and Partial Products & Partial Quotients
  • 20 paired task cards (10 pairs)
  • Student recording sheet
  • Answer Keys

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Find whole-number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.
Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.


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