This five page resource consists of various preparation activities for solving word problems by utilizing a grid with 26 words or phrases for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Seven activities and/or games which use the grid are included with complete instructions. Each activity helps to prepare students to succeed in solving word problems.
The grid can be easily copied onto regular paper or cardstock without having to enlarge or reduce it. An answer grid is attached.
This handout is not saved in PDF format so that you can adapt or change the material to meet the specific needs of your students. A blank grid (4 × 8) is also provided.
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