This word-problem booklet sets up word problem like a detective would when solving a case.
On the cover page, students will fill in the steps to solving a word problem. 1. Read the problem, 2. Plan how you will solve. 3. Solve the problem. 4. Write your answer in a sentence)
Each page is set up as a 4 square organizer for 1 word-problem that includes each of these steps to solving the word problem. Your students will have to circle their "plan" of action and tell why and also once they are done solving, they must write a sentence about their answer. This incorporates writing in mathematics!
** Do not credit the graphics to me in any way. These were google images!***