Classroom printables, activities & worksheets

This collection of problem-solving teaching resources provides students with materials and strategies to guide them when learning to solve mathematical word problems. Learning to decipher word problems and recognize the correct operation to use in order to solve the problem correctly, is an important skill for students to learn. Use these educational games, activities, worksheets, posters, PowerPoint presentations, and word problem cards to assist your students when they are learning to problem solve. Also included are daily math word problems which can be used as warm-up activities at the beginning of each math lesson.

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### Problem Solving - Multiplication and Division Worksheet

Practice solving word problems using one-step division and multiplication.

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### Problem Solving Worksheet - Measurement

A problem solving worksheet involving measurement.

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### Financial Literacy Math Investigation – Pop–Up Shop on Wheels

A mathematics investigation involving financial literacy, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Problem Solving Mat

A problem solving mat to help guide students when solving word problems.

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### Multiplication Word Problems Template

A template to use as a scaffold to help students create multiplication word problems.

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### Addition and Subtraction Problem Solving Task Cards

Practice solving 1- and 2-step word problems by adding and subtracting 2-digit numbers with this set of 16 task cards.

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### Daily Math Problems - Grades 2-3

A 44-slide PowerPoint that includes 20 one and two-step word problems.

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### Dan's Digital World Brochure and Worksheets

A set of math questions relating to Dan's Digital World brochure, suitable for older grades.

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### Multiplication and Division - Which Operation Is It? – Interactive PowerPoint

An interactive 64-slide PowerPoint to use when learning to solve multiplication and division word problems.

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### Word Problem Task Cards - 2-digit + 1-digit Addition

Practice adding 2-digit and 1-digit numbers with this set of 16 word problem task cards.

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### Math Investigation - Decimals and Percentages

A mathematics investigation about decimals and percentages, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Pandora's Party Palace Math Activity - Middle Years Version

16 mathematics problem solving task cards involving money in a real-world context.

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### Pandora's Party Palace Math Activity - Upper Level Version

16 mathematics problem solving task cards involving money in a real-world context.

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### Addition and Subtraction Mat - Apple Tree

A hands-on activity to use with your students when learning to solve addition and subtraction problems up to 10.

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### Math Word Problem Task Cards – Addition and Subtraction

20 one and two-step word problem task cards that focus on addition and subtraction.

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### Roll to Create a Strip Diagram

A roll to create template for students to use when learning to use strip diagrams.

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### Addition and Subtraction Work Mat

A work mat for students to use when working on addition and subtraction concepts.

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### Multi-Step Problem Solving Worksheet

Solve a multi-step problem and explain the mathematical reasoning behind the process with this simple worksheet.

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### Daily Math Word Problems - Grade 5 (Worksheets)

A set of 20 problem solving questions suited to grade 5 students.

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### Converting Time Word Problems Worksheet

A set of 12 problem solving questions on converting units of time.

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### Problem Solving - Mixed Operations

A problem solving worksheet involving mixed operations.

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### Daily Math Problems - Grades 5-6

A 42-slide PowerPoint with 19 multi-step word problems.

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### Math Brainteasers - Lower Grades

A set of 10 fun brainteasers for your students in lower grades.

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### Math Word Problem Cards - Addition and Subtraction within 20

A set of 21 addition and subtraction word problem task cards using numbers within 20.

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### Open-ended Math Problem Solving - Grades 1, 2, and 3 (Task Card Version)

A set of 20 open-ended problem solving task cards covering a range of mathematical concepts.

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### Math Key Words for Problem Solving

A set of five posters listing key words for each of the four operations and the equal sign.

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### Open-ended Math Problem Solving Cards - Upper Elementary

A set of 20 open-ended problem solving cards covering a range of mathematical concepts.

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### Multiplication or Division? Problem Solving Cards

20 multiplication and division problem solving cards.

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### Math Word Problem Task Cards - Multiplication and Long Division

20 one and two-step word problem task cards that focus on multiplication and long division.

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### Math Problem Solving Brainteasers – Grades 3-5

A set of 10 fun problem solving brainteasers for your students.