Sort addition and subtraction problems and then solve.
Students read each problem and sort the addition problems from the subtraction problems and then solve.
Separating the problems according to the operation helps students understand the structure of addition and subtraction word problems.
Card sort: Addition and subtraction problems; 8 problems to solve
Use in small groups, during guided maths, during tutoring or intervention and 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
Recognise and explain the connection between addition and subtraction
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