Practice solving word problems using one-step division and multiplication.
Multiplication and Division Word Problems Worksheet Scaffolding and Extension Tips
In addition to individual student work time, use this multiplication and division problems worksheet as a:
Got fast finishers? Students who need a challenge can create their own word problems.
For students who need extra support, provide manipulatives or encourage them to draw pictures to help solve the problems. You can also have students act out the problems in small groups to help visualize the operation.
A Variety of Ways to Prepare This Resource
Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.
You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse.
Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their math notebooks.
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Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. An answer key is also included with this download.
This resource was created by Melissa McLaren, a teacher in Massachusetts and a Teach Starter Collaborator.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Use multiplication and division within 100 to solve word problems in situations involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.
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