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Third graders solve word problems and transform them into number sentences. In this problem solving lesson, 3rd graders are split into four groups and each group identifies the facts of the word problem. Students are shown another word problem, and practice putting the word problem into a number sentence. There are various word problems included with this lesson.
Students solve multi-step word problems. In this word problems lesson plan, students work in groups to practice solving word problems that require two or three steps to reach a solution. These word problems include whole number multiplication and money.
Upper graders solve division word problems containing up to 4-digit numbers. They write the number sentence and answer for each problem. Various problems are presented along with word clues and problem solving strategies. 
Explore mathematical functions by solving word problems using addition and subtraction. The class participates in a monetary activity in which they utilize a budget to determine if they can afford to buy certain objects added together. They analyze the clue words in word problems and solve a word problem assignment.
Second graders demonstrate how to solve addition and subtraction word problems. In this problem solving lesson, 2nd graders review the steps of solving a word problem and solve word problems in small groups. Each group discusses how they solved the word problem and continue with independent practice.
Third graders determine the answers to subtraction word problems. In this subtraction word problem instructional activity, 3rd graders review by finding the differences to a variety of subtraction problems and how to solve a subtraction word problems. They write the equations that are described by word problems and find the differences. They do not use regrouping.
Students analyze word problems involving subtraction. In this problem solving lesson, students discover key words involving subtraction and generate a list of problem solving steps. Assessment is provided.
Third graders demonstrate how to solve addition and subtraction word problems. In this problem solving lesson, 3rd graders solve addition and subtraction problems by participating in a drill. Students analyze several word problems by identifying the question being asked, the operation they will use and writing the number sentence. Students continue to analyze word problems independently and in small groups.
Learners explore the concept of place value word problems. In this place value word problem lesson, students determine the place value of a digit in a number.
Fifth graders explore the concept of inverse operations. In this algebra activity, 5th graders use part, part, whole model to describe inverse operations. Students solve equation problems and word problems as they apply their knowledge of inverse operations.
For this math review worksheet, students solve 22 questions that require them to use their addition and subtraction skills to solve word problems.
In this math instructional activity, students complete addition word problems with short answers and multiple choice place value problems. Students complete 42 problems total.
In this math review worksheet, students solve 22 questions that require them to use their addition and subtraction skills to solve word problems.
Students solve 1 step word problems where they have to either add or subtract. In this word problem lesson plan, students plan out the word problem before they solve it.
Students investigate problem solving skills. In this decimal lesson, students discover key words necessary for solving mathematical word problems involving addition and subtraction with decimals.
Learners solve multi-step word problems. For this word problems lesson, students work together to solve word problems that require two or three steps and the use of division.
Students analyze multi-step division word problems. In this problem solving lesson, students review division facts and demonstrate the solution on the board. Students discuss the steps of solving a word problem and choose the correct operation to use. Students then write the problem in a number sentence.
Students demonstrate how to solve word problems mentally. In this problem solving lesson, students participate in an addition drill involving flash cards and identify the place value of digits. Students then analyze subtraction word problems that are written on the board. Students practice solving these problems mentally by drawing the problem in their mind. Students practice solving various word problems mentally and share their strategies.
In this word problem worksheet, students solve a total of 14 one-step equation problems. Answers are included on page 2; students are given space to show their work.
Are you looking for word problems to fit into your Common Core math lesson? Use this resource to assess your third graders' problem-solving skills. They read 14 word problems involving multiplication and division, and write the answers in space provided. Helpful for reinforcing mental math skills!