These worksheets have addition word problems with extra unused facts in the problem.
Word problems for multiplication with extra unused facts in the problem.
Make sure your student reads the entire problem first.
It is very easy to start reading a word problem and think after the first sentence or two that 'I know what they're asking for...' and then have the problem take an entirely different turn.
Subtraction word problems very often use words such as 'difference,' 'less,' or 'decrease' in their wording.
Word problems for younger kids will also use verbs like 'gave' or 'shared' as a stand-in for subtraction.Overcoming this early solution bias can be difficult, and it is much better to develop the habit of making a complete pass over the problem before deciding on a path to the solution.There are particular words that seem to show up in word problems for different operations that can tip you off to what might be the correct operation to apply.Word problems are often a source of anxiety for students because we tend to introduce math operations in the abstract.Students struggle to apply even elementary operations to word problems unless they have been taught consistently to think about math operations in their day to day routines.Word problems are one of the first ways we see applied math, and also one of the most anxiety producing math challenges many grade school kids face.This page has a great collection of word problems that provide a gentle introduction to word problems for all four basic math operations.Pull your tagalongs or your thin mints out of the box and figure out how many remainders you'll be allowed to eat!This worksheets combine basic multiplication and division word problems. These worksheets require the students to differentiate between the phrasing of a story problem that requires multiplication versus one that requires division to reach the answer. These workshes mix addition, subtraction, multiplication and division word problems.These worksheets will test a students ability to choose the correct operation based on the story problem text.One way to make a word problem slightly more complex is to include extra (but unused) information in the problem text.