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 math, during tutoring or intervention, and in centers.
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 within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
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