Word Problem Solving Checklists: Show your work! {Freebie!}

Fitted to 4th
Grade Levels
4th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
14 pages
Fitted to 4th


Instead of telling kids to show their work, download this valuable freebie that teaches them how to do it! These 4 versatile sets can be used as bookmarks, math notebook inserts, or checklists to attach to student work.

In both color and greyscale. Print, copy, cut and you're ready to go!

Tools for Showing Your Work in Math
Checklist for Setting Up and Showing Work in Word Problems
Sentence Starters for Word Problems
Extra Pizzazz for Word Problems (bringing your work to the next level)

I created this freebie after realizing that telling my kids to show their work did very little. I had to teach them.

Included is a link to a post that gives detailed information on how to teach this skill in depth.

You have enough to do. Grab these freebies and let's take some work off your plate!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.
Use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes, masses of objects, and money, including problems involving simple fractions or decimals, and problems that require expressing measurements given in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Represent measurement quantities using diagrams such as number line diagrams that feature a measurement scale.


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