# Word Problems

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Elizabeth Hill Third Grade Solving Word Problems

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What are we learning? The State of Georgia Says… M3N2. Students will further develop their skills of addition and subtraction and apply them in problem solving when solving problems involving addition and subtraction.

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In Kid Terms I can use addition and subtraction to solve word problems.

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Perfect Problem Solving 1. Read the problem twice. 2. Rewrite question into an answer sentence. 3. Decide WHO the problem is about. 4. Decide WHAT is involved. 5. Read the problem again stopping at punctuation. 6. Draw unit bars to show amounts & information. 7. Put question mark to show what you want to know. 8. Decide on operation by looking at info & key words. 9. Solve problem. 10. Make sure answer makes sense by checking.

Look for Clues

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Addition Key Words TOTAL In All Altogether SUM BOTH

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Problem Solving Pipa went strawberry picking with her sister. Pipa picked 56 strawberries. Her sister picked 38. How many strawberries did they pick in all? They picked ________ strawberries. Read the problem twice. Rewrite question into an answer sentence. Who & What? Pipa’s Strawberries Her Sister’s Strawberries Read each sentence stopping at punctuation. Draw unit bars to show information. 56 38 Put question mark in right place to see what you are looking for. Decide on operation & set up problem. 56 +38 Solve problem. 4 1 9 Does the answer make sense?

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Problem Solving John and his father went fishing. John caught 17 fish. His father caught 11. How many total fish did they catch? They caught ________ fish. Read the problem twice. Rewrite question into an answer sentence. Who & What? John’s Fish His Father’s Fish Read each sentence stopping at punctuation. Draw unit bars to show information. 17 11 Put question mark in right place to see what you are looking for. Decide on operation & set up problem. 17 +11 Solve problem. 8 2 Does the answer make sense?

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Problem Solving Kira owns 49 different hair bows. Her grandmother gave her 23 more for her birthday. How many hair bows does Kira have now? Kira now has ________________ bows. Read the problem twice. Rewrite question into an answer sentence. Who & What? Kira’s Bows Her Grandmother’s Bows Read each sentence stopping at punctuation. Draw unit bars to show information. 49 23 Put question mark in right place to see what you are looking for. Decide on operation & set up problem. 49 +23 Solve problem. 2 1 7 Does the answer make sense?

Day 2

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What are we learning? The State of Georgia Says… M3N2. Students will further develop their skills of addition and subtraction and apply them in problem solving when solving problems involving addition and subtraction.

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In Kid Terms I can use addition and subtraction to solve word problems.

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Addition Key Words TOTAL In All Altogether SUM BOTH

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Subtraction Key Words Many More Much More Difference Change Left Much _______er Less Fewer

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Problem Solving Gene won first place in a pancake eating contest. He ate 22 pancakes. Tina ate 13 pancakes. How many more pancakes did Gene eat? Gene ate ____________ pancakes. Read the problem twice. Rewrite question into an answer sentence. Who & What? Gene’s Pancakes Tina’s Pancakes Read each sentence stopping at punctuation. Draw unit bars to show information. 22 13 Put question mark in right place to see what you are looking for. Decide on operation & set up problem. 22 - 13 Solve problem. 9 12 0 Does the answer make sense? 1

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Problem Solving Henrietta has 263 stamps in her stamp collection. She gave 92 to her sister. How many stamps does Henrietta have left in her collection? Henrietta has ____________ stamps left. Read the problem twice. Rewrite question into an answer sentence. Who & What? Henrietta’s Stamps Her Sister’s Stamps Read each sentence stopping at punctuation. Draw unit bars to show information. 263 92 Put question mark in right place to see what you are looking for. Decide on operation & set up problem. 263 - 92 Solve problem. 1 16 7 Does the answer make sense? 1 1

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Problem Solving Tyson’s family drove 345 miles to the beach. Jy’Nijah’s family drove 137 miles to the mountains. How much further did Tyson’s family drive to get to the beach? Tyson’s Family drove ____________ more miles. Read the problem twice. Rewrite question into an answer sentence. Who & What? Tyson’s Miles Jy’Nijah’s Miles Read each sentence stopping at punctuation. Draw unit bars to show information. 345 137 Put question mark in right place to see what you are looking for. Decide on operation & set up problem. 345 - 137 Solve problem. 8 15 0 Does the answer make sense? 3 2

Day 3

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What are we learning? The State of Georgia Says… M3N2. Students will further develop their skills of addition and subtraction and apply them in problem solving when solving problems involving addition and subtraction.

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In Kid Terms I can use addition and subtraction to solve word problems.

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