"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...
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.
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.
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.