## This Week In Math

Word Problems

## Standard

**M3N2. Students will further develop their skills of addition and subtraction and apply them in problem solving when solving problems involving addition and subtraction.**

## Notes

__Perfect Problem Solving Steps__

1. Read the problem twice.

2. Rewrite the question into an answer sentence.

3. Identify the the “who”.

4. Identify the the “what”.

5. Reread the problem stopping at each punctuation to gather

needed information

6. Draw a unit bar to model information.

7. Place the question mark to represent what you are looking

for.

8. Decide on operation for solving problem by looking for

clues and key words.

9. Compute and solve the problem.

10. Complete answer sentence and make sure answer makes

sense.

__Key Words__

__Addition__BOTH

ALTOGETHER

IN ALL

TOTAL

SUM/SO FAR

__SUBTRACTION__MUCH MORE

MANY MORE

MUCH ____ER

LEFT

LESS

CHANGE

DIFFERENCE

FEWER

## PowerPoint Presentation Used in Class

## Videos

## Lesson on Singapore Math Problem Solving

Singapore Math is a comprehensive program that teaches children to problem solve using model drawing. Click on the image to learn how to solve problems like your student using the Singapore approach.