Ch 4: Steps for Solving Math Word Problems

About This Chapter

Through this series of video lessons aimed at kids in grades 3-5, students will gain an understanding of how to approach and solve math word problems. Using the accompanying lesson quizzes can help you measure student progress.

Steps for Solving Math Word Problems - Chapter Summary

Use these lessons to help elementary school students in grades 3-5 master tips and strategies for solving word problems in math. Help students learn the required steps for figuring out the right answer to a word problem, whether it's a single- or multiple-step problem. For students with different learning styles, you'll also find lessons that include methods for re-stating a word problem in diagrams or other visual aids, as well as methods for re-stating word problems from a personal point of view to make them easier to grasp.

More than just instruction, these lessons also include examples to maximize student familiarity and understanding. Video lessons are paired with transcripts and quizzes so that you can evaluate each child's learning and return to any part of the chapter for review as needed. You can even submit questions to the instructor!

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Solving Word Problems: Steps & Examples Explain the steps required to solve a word problem and give examples.
Solving Word Problems with Multiple Steps List the steps necessary to find the answer to a word problem with more than one step.
Restating Word Problems Using Words or Images Clarify the question being asked by translating a written word problem into diagrams, notes or sketches.
Personalizing a Word Problem to Increase Understanding Rewrite a given word problem using a personal experience to improve comprehension.

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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