Help your students decipher math word problems with a set of printable math keyword anchor charts.
Boost Problem-Solving with Word Problem Key Words!
Are your students struggling with word problems? It’s a common problem seen in math classrooms around the world, and we know teachers are always looking for new ways to teach students to identify the operations in problems before they begin to solve math problems. We’ve put together a handy set of printable anchor charts to help you get them started!
Use these posters in your classroom if your students need help making sense of word problems! These math keyword posters help students identify key words in word problems that indicate operations. There are four posters, one for each math operation (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).
The posters also come in black and white, which can be printed on colored paper to save on ink! The one-page sheets are great for students to use as reference sheets in their math notebooks or shrink them and use them as bookmarks in their math workbooks.
Download and Print Your Math Key Word Charts
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Lisamarie Del Valle, a teacher in Florida and Teach Starter collaborator contributed to this resource.