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Caught Ya! - One-step and Two-step Problems with All Operations

PDF | 9 pages|Grades: 3 - 4

Find the mistakes in the solutions for the problems provided.

Each of the problems has been solved, but the solutions contain mistakes! Students find the mistakes and then explain and correct them. Errors include:

  • answering the wrong question
  • making an arithmetic error
  • choosing the wrong operation
  • using one operation when two is needed to solve the problem
  • labelling the answer incorrectly
  • using the extra information in the solution

8 problems include whole numbers and all operations.

Use during guided maths, during tutoring or intervention, with small groups or in centres.

This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions, a detailed answer key and conversation starters that give students what they need to have meaningful academic discussions.

  Australian Curriculum alignment

Published by TeachTransform
TeachTransform creates fun math activities that get students involved in real math. We bring decades of education experience to the task, and we believe that students learn best when teachers and students are having fun.

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