Word Problems Using Basic Operations
In this math activity, learners answer 30 word problems using basic operations. For example, in one of the questions students calculate how much a person spent according to the given lunch menu.
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Deciphering Word Problems in Order to Write Equations
Help young mathematicians crack the code of word problems with this three-lesson series on problem solving. Walking students step-by-step through the process of identifying key information, creating algebraic equations, and finally...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Adding Mixed Numbers (Unlike Denominators)
Mix things things up in your elementary math class with a series of problem-solving exercises. Presented with a series of mixed number word problems, young mathematicians are asked to solve them by using either visual fraction models or...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Solve Addition Problems: Using Key Vocabulary
Being able to identify key words can make all the difference when solving word problems. The first video in this series on problem solving models how to locate specific words that indicate the solution to a question that involves...
4 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
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
Got the Time? (Math Word Problems)
Upper graders work with peers to solve word problems related to time and independently solve word problems that involve calculating time. They will show their ability to solve and work through mathematical operations. A worksheet is...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable