Ch 3: 5th Grade Math: Solving Math Word Problems

About This Chapter

Use this chapter's engaging video lessons to help your 5th grade student tackle math word problems. Short multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter test are also included to give your student plenty of practice.

5th Grade: Solving Math Word Problems - Chapter Summary

Help your 5th grade student cut intimidating word problems down to size with the visualization strategies and problem-solving steps discussed in these video lessons. Instructors make it easy to use sketches, notes and personalization strategies to develop mathematical equations and find the solution. Plus, your student can apply these techniques immediately after completing each of the short videos. Quizzes are included at the end of the lessons, and a chapter test is available to provide you with more comprehensive feedback on your student's progress.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Solving Word Problems: Steps & Examples Students learn to identify the important information in a word problem and write a mathematical equation to solve it.
Solving Word Problems with Multiple Steps Instructors apply the problem-solving strategies discussed in the previous lesson to word problems requiring two or more steps.
Restating Word Problems Using Words or Images Students practice using drawings and notes to visualize word problems.
Personalizing a Word Problem to Increase Understanding Instructors explain how to rephrase a word problem in terms that are more familiar or easier to understand.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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