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How To Work Word Problems in Algebra
Your algebra learners will pick up some solid algebra problem solving skills and a plan of approach for some typical types of word problems in this scripted worksheet that shows how to set up and organize each type of problem, create the...
Understanding Proportions and Scale Drawings
Proportions are ratios found using multiplication or division. Middle schoolers solve measurement problems, find a figure's missing dimension, and find the distance between two points. Resource features four lesson plans with detailed...
"Andy Works for Charity"
Explore a real-word math problem with your class. Strengthen their problem-solving strategies by coming up with an answer to a money question. They work in groups to determine the answer. Also, they share with the class the various...
4th Grade Math: Multi-Step Word Problems
Solving word problems requires reading comprehension and math computation. Through an interactive slideshow presentation, fourth graders observe and follow each step toward solve multiplication and division word problems.
Aunt Sally Poster
Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally is the mnemonic device for the order of operations featured on an informative and engaging mathematic poster.
Algebra Word Problems, No Problem!
No worries. Problem-solving steps are emphasized on every reproducible worksheet in this packet containing about 75 word problems. Each problem set leads learners step by step through the problem-solving process as they practice...
Earth Day Math
Take some time this Earth Day to nourish the growth of your young mathematicians with this series of task cards. Whether it's the four basic operations, place value, money, or elapsed time, these conservation-themed problems will engage...
Math Worksheets Land
Add some holiday cheer to your math lessons with this problem-solving learning exercise. From problems comparing the number of ears and legs of Santa's reindeer, to finding the ratio of colored lights on a Christmas tree, a variety of...
Gotham City Taxis
Taxi! Have your travelers figure out how far they can go in a taxi for $10.00. They must account for the mileage rate and tip in their calculation. They can set up a table or make an equation to solve for the exact mileage they can...
Is Aunt Nancy shrinking? Find out by calculating with the average height women lose each year. The activity practices multiplying and dividing with decimals and rounding the final answer.
A different-than-normal problem that allows learners to practice their reasoning to find an answer. The problem bases itself off a graph drawing of a store that needs to install security cameras. The challenge is to find which placement...
Fifth and sixth graders compare decimals to the place-value structure in the base-ten number system. They represent fractions as parts of unit wholes, as parts of a set, as locations on a number line, and as divisions of whole numbers....
Math: Navigating the World Around Me
Young mathematicians research and discuss real world math word problems and ways in which they apply math concepts in their everyday lives. They create a storyboard of a math word problem from which they create a slide for a multi-media...
Scholars realize the importance of reading and correct interpretation when engaging in mathematical problem solving. This begins with the understanding of vocabulary and the translation from numeric to algebraic and algebraic to numeric.
Friends Meeting on Bikes
It is the job of your mathematicians to figure out how fast Anya is riding her bike when meeting her friend. The problem shares the distance, time spent riding, and Taylor's speed leaving the last variable for your learners to solve. Use...
Solving Multi-Step Problems
Use this multi-step problems worksheet to have your charges complete multi-step problems including money, fractions, charts, and more. They complete 30 problems total.
Two-Step Problems and Money Concepts
Elementary schoolers solve two-step equations and practice money concepts. They solve multi-step addition and subtraction contextual problems and apply money concepts to real life situations. Pupils use pictures and counters to help them...
Problem Solving? Cereal
Young scholars use problem-solving approaches to investigate mathematical content. They formulate problems from situations within and outside mathematics content. They warm up with a survey done by the teacher. Everyone uses practice...
Youngsters learn how to solve story problems. They listen to story problems, learn how to identify important information in a problem, and observe how to solve a story problem. Pupils practice solving an addition story problem with a...
Problem Solving with Multi-Step Number Stories
Pupils solve multi-step number stories. They create number models to solve number stories. Everyone chooses the appropriate operation to use after reading the problem, and then work in small groups to solve.
In this math word problems worksheets, students solve 4 multi-step problems that require them to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions.
In this Thanksgiving themed math activity, middle schoolers calculate the answers to four word problems and then explain how they reached each answer.
Life is Full of Problems
Pupils use the problem solving strategy of guess and check to investigate math word problems. They determine which problem solving strategy or strategies would work best in problem situations.
Creating a Friendship Bracelet
Third graders read and follow multi step directions in order to make friendship bracelets. In this friendship bracelets lesson plan, 3rd graders are assessed on if they made the bracelet correctly and in the right order.