Fifth graders become familiar with problem solving strategies of guess and check and working backwards. They demonstrate the basic concepts of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using a math sentence.
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Transforming Word Problems into Number Sentences Transforming Word Problems into Number Sentences
Practice using problem solving strategies by breaking down word problems into a series of visual "stair" steps. Learners restate what is being asked, locate word clues, eliminate unnecessary information, and determine the operation to be...
2nd - 5th Math
K-5 Mathematics Module: Number and Number Sense
Reinforce number sense with a collection of math lessons for kindergarteners through fifth graders. Young mathematicians take part in hands-on activities, learning games, and complete skills-based worksheets to enhance proficiency in...
K - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Multiplication/Division Number Series
Expand mathematical thinking with these prompts for scholars to use writing as they approach math. First, they use the numbers 3, 5, and 15 in an original multiplication number story, followed by a related division story. Encourage...
2nd - 6th English Language Arts
Transforming Word Problems into Number Sentences
Students analyze word problems and create number sentences. In this problem solving lesson, students review addition, sing songs for motivation, and discuss how to create a missing quantity number sentence. Students then work in small...
2nd - 5th Math
Balancing Number Sentences to Introduce Missing Values
Students balance number sentences to learn about missing values. In this balanced equations lesson, students use the word problem to study missing values. Students watch a video about the topic and play two games about balancing...
4th - 7th Math