Solving Two-Step Word Problems Involving Addition and Subtraction of Whole Number Including Money
Students determine how to write equations to solve two-step word problems using addition or subtraction. In this word problem instructional activity, students review number facts and problem solving steps. They apply the problem solving...
2nd - 4th Math
Tricky Word Problems - Choosing the Operation
Decipher the equations in these addition and subtraction word problems. Two examples at the top of the page guide second graders as they solve the rest of the problems. There is no space to write out the equation, but there is a place to...
2nd - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
1.OA, NBT, The Very Hungry Caterpillar
First graders are exposed to addition of three whole numbers in a math activity centered around Eric Carle's, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. As the teacher reads, young mathematicians use counters and ten-frames to symbolize the number of...
Pre-K - 2nd Math CCSS: Designed
Grade 1 Supplement Set A3 - Number & Operations: Addition & Subtraction on the Number Line
Hop your way through a mathematical equation with your first grade class as they learn the idea of moving up and down the number line. Adding and subtracting like little frogs is an engaging and clever way to teach/reinforce this concept.
K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Ten-Frames – A Games Approach to Number Sense
"How can you help students visualize numbers in a way that is compatible with our base-ten number system?" The answer is simple: use ten-frames. Whether they're being used as a part of classroom routines or as instructional tools, this...
K - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Solve Subtraction Problems: Using Key Vocabulary
The first step to solving any word problem is understanding what the question is asking. The fourth video in this series discusses key terms associated with subtraction, modeling how to identify these phrases with multiple examples....
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
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