My students have a hard time translating word problems into equations. These activities are meant to strengthen their comprehension skills of the language of math.
There are 5 activities, additional materials you need are vocabulary cards and word problems. I just printed out a practice PARCC, cut up the problems and then put them in a bucket. For catchphrase, our text books have vocabulary or you can print out a math word wall, I really like the ones by Alyssha Swanson - Teaching and Tapas on TPT