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Enrique and the Urchins - One-step and Two-step Problems Sort and Solve

PDF | 3 pages|Grade: 5

A silly maths story with one- and two-step problems including time conversions.

Practice solving word problems as Enrique travels to the bottom of the ocean to find a diamond-handled sword! Some problems include measurement conversions. A table to scaffold the conversion is included.

6 adventuresome problems including one- and two-steps.

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

This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions, an 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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