Emphasize student understanding and reasoning! This lesson plan helps learners solve story problems using sense-making strategies. This can be used alongside the lesson Solving Word Problems or as a stand-alone lesson.
Use the worksheet, Holiday Shopping 2, to help your first and second graders practice adding or subtracting word problems. Learners will answer the problems and then discuss their answers with partners to show their understanding.
Help your first and second-graders practice adding and subtracting with this holiday-inspired word problem worksheet. Use the Holiday Shopping worksheet to help your learners discuss their answers with partners as well.