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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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#### Area And Perimeter Task Cards

Practice finding the area and perimeter of shapes with this set of ten word problem task cards.

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#### Basketball Math- Mixed Operations Worksheet

Practice multiplication, division, fractions, and problem-solving skills with a high-interest basketball-themed math task

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#### Addition and Subtraction Word Problem Task Cards (Numbers 1-50)

Use a range of addition and subtraction strategies to solve twenty word problems that contain numbers 1–50.

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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 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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#### 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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#### Problem Solving - Multiplication and Division Worksheet

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

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#### Division with Models Worksheet

Complete 8 division word problems by representing dividends as numbers, pictures, and number sentences.

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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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#### Basic Multiplication and Division Word Problem Task Cards

21 word problem task cards to use when learning to differentiate between and model multiplication and division situations.

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#### Math Word Problem Match-Up Game - Basic Addition and Subtraction

Twenty basic addition and subtraction word problem cards.

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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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#### Problem Solving Strategy Posters

A set of 10 posters outlining problem solving strategies.

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#### Soccer Stories - Problem Solving Worksheets

Practice multiplication, division, and problem solving skills with a high-interest soccer-themed scenario activity.

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#### Math Bowl - Mixed Operations Word Problem Game

Score a mathematical touchdown with by solving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division word problems with an exciting football math game.

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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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#### 5th Grade Math Review – Test Prep Packet

Encourage your students to work through 8 pages of 5th-grade math problems while charting their progress to measure their success.

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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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#### Multiplication and Division Word Problems Task Cards (Facts of 2, 5, and 10)

Use a range of strategies to solve multiplication and division problems with 2, 5, and 10 times tables.

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#### Grade 2 Daily Warm-Up - PowerPoint 4

Warm-up your students' brains each day with this 68-slide PowerPoint containing a variety of quick activities.

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#### Number Talks - Measurement Conversion Task Cards

Build number sense skills with this set of 40 task cards.

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#### Fall Math Worksheets - Addition to 99

Celebrate the coming of Fall and practice adding 2-digit numbers up to 99 with a set of four Fall color-by-number worksheets.

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#### Problem Solving Mat

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

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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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#### CUBES - Problem Solving Strategy Poster

A poster showing the CUBES problem solving strategy.

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#### Time Unit Conversions - Task Cards

A set of 12 time conversion task cards to use in a variety of ways.

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#### Problem Solving Worksheet - Measurement

A problem solving worksheet involving measurement.

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#### Math Word Problem Match-Up Game - Basic Multiplication and Division

Twenty word problem cards to use in the classroom when learning to differentiate between multiplication and division situations.

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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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#### Multi-Digit Whole Numbers & Decimals – Exit Tickets

Assess student understanding of multi-digit whole numbers and decimals with this set of math exit tickets.

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#### Dividing Fractions –Word Problem Task Cards

Solve word problems by dividing fractions and whole numbers with this set of 24 task cards.

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#### Construction Calculations – Decimal Operations Activity

Practice multiplying and dividing decimals with this 4-page math enrichment activity.