Ch 2: ORELA Middle Grades Math: Solving Math Word Problems

About This Chapter

Get ready for the ORELA Middle Grades Math test by watching our videos on solving and personalizing word problems. You can practice using your knowledge by taking the practice quizzes that accompany the lessons.

ORELA Middle Grades Math: Solving Math Word Problems - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to learn all about word problems so you can feel confident in your ability to answer related questions on the ORELA Middle Grades Math exam. Review the steps for visualizing, writing and solving equations through our easy-to-follow video lessons. Topics covered in these lessons include:

  • Solving word problems step-by-step
  • Solving multi-step word problems
  • Personalizing word problems to deepen comprehension
  • Restating word problems

The video lessons include a variety of examples and illustrations to help make learning fun. All lessons are taught by professionals in the field, and there are quizzes that link back to specific topics in the video to help assess your understanding.

ORELA Middle Grades Math: Solving Math Word Problems Objectives

The state of Oregon uses the ORELA Middle Grades Math licensure exam to assess the skills of those seeking an endorsement for teaching basic math to middle school students. You are allotted four hours and fifteen minutes to complete the exam, and you must earn a score of 225 of higher to pass.

The ORELA Middle Grades Math exam is a computer-based test. The 150 multiple-choice test questions come from four content areas: number sense and operations; algebra and functions; measurement and geometry; and statistics, probability and discrete mathematics. Word and story problems may be encountered within any of these areas. Use the lessons in this chapter to review the steps for understanding and solving different types of word problems.

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