problems sure can be tricky! Especially with all those words 😉
all the important parts of each problem. We circle the numbers and
underline the important words. We fully dissect the problem before we
even start! Then we use manipulatives to “act out” the problem.
Sometimes real manipulatives, sometimes paper ones. Then the students
can glue their manipulatives down and write their equation.
The great thing about these story problems is not only are they working on addition and/subtraction, but they are also working on positional words and making sure they are understanding the question!
My students love using these story problems and I hope yours do too!
My Addition & Subtraction Story Problems Bundle includes story problems that can be used throughout the whole year! They are organized by season so you can choose which ones you want your students to work on at any given time of the year. You can check them out below!