Focus on answering the right question.
This teacher-facilitated activity focuses on teaching students to answer the question that the problem asks instead of merely getting an answer and saying, “Yay! I’m done!”
8 problems include whole numbers, all operations, and are one-, two-, or multi-step.
Use with the whole class, in guided math, with small groups, or in tutoring or intervention.
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.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.
Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangul...
Find whole-number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explai...
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.
Find more resources for these topics
MathematicsOperationsAdditionDivisionMultiplicationSubtractionProblem SolvingSolveWorksheetsTask CardsSorting ActivitiesGuided Math ActivitiesPracticeSmall GroupOne-step ProblemsTwo-step ProblemsStory Problems
Request a change
You must be logged in to request a change. Sign up now!
Report an Error
You must be logged in to report an error. Sign up now!