Problem Solving Template for Word Problems and More! Use this handy template for working out story problems. Students can follow the simple steps to organize the information given in a story problem and solve the problem.
Step 1 is to identify the information needed to solve the problem.
Step 2 is to decide whether the problem is asking you to add, subtract, multiply or divide.
Step 3 is to solve the problem
Step 4 is to check the answer.