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Is It Enough? - Problem Solving with Whole Numbers

PDF | 7 pages|Grades: 4 - 5

Small group problem solving with multi-step problems and all operations.

This activity helps students answer two common questions when solving word problems:

  1. What operation do I use?
  2. How many steps do I do to solve the problems?

6 problems and 4 True-False follow up questions along with a recording sheet.

Use in small groups, during guided maths, during tutoring or intervention and in rotations.

This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions, problems on cards, a recording sheet 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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Cool trish! I love the way it includes the purpose of the lesson, what they need etc. This would also be a great warm up for the start of your lesson.

Elissa Gee · Nov 16th, 2020

Thank you so much for your positive feedback, Elissa. Have a lovely day!

Stephanie (Teach Starter) · Nov 17th, 2020

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