Multi-step word problems about the 2013 World Series, including run, hit, error, and attendance totals, and scenarios where students calculate cost of tickets and food. Almost every calculation in these problems is whole-number.
Problems are sequenced so students use calculations in earlier problems as information needed for later problems.
Calculator use is an option, but the necessary calculations are not onerous and have been good practice for 4th and 5th graders.
Common Core Standards:
4.OA.3: “Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having
whole-number answers using the four operations, including
problems in which remainders must be interpreted.”
4.NBT.4: “Fluently add and subtact multi-digit whole numbers using the standard
5.NBT.5: “Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard
5.NBT.6: “Find whole-number quotients of whole numbers with up to four-digit