Lesson Plan

Word Problems

Students will understand and utilize strategies for solving word problems.
Eryn F.
Classroom teacher
Austin Area Elementary School
Austin, United States
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My Grades 2
My Subjects English Language Arts, World Languages, Math, Science, Social Studies, Health & Wellness

SWBAT utilize math word problem strategies. SWBAT solve math word problems. SWBAT create a math word problem.

Grades 2
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1 Introduction

Have students watch this video to review and prepare for math! https://www.gonoodle.com/brain-breaks/skip-counting

Student Instructions

Follow along and participate!

2 Direct Instruction

Watch the educreations presentation to assist in instructing students through the steps of solving word problems. https://www.educreations.com/lesson/view/solving-word-problems/26099143/...

3 Guided Practice

Activity: Other — http://connected.mcgraw-hill.com/c2j/static/c2j/1412667273/vlesson/shell.html?arurl=http://connected.mcgraw-hill.com/c2j/syllabus.lessonPresentationAssets.do%3FbookId%3DZFKRHT36E8XTF11EBE6EM553RM%26lessonId%3DBVD6D4VREEQX2KRVT5L9GEGZP4&dssurl=https://dss.

Use the My Math link to interactively guide students through solving two step word problems.

Student Instructions

Participate when necessary!

4 Independent Practice

Activity: Other — http://connected.mcgraw-hill.com/media/repository/protected_content/EBOOK/50000510/48/40/Launch.html?stateCode=CT&mghCourseID=ZFKRHT36E8XTF11EBE6EM553RM#

Use the My Math link to have students complete each word problem (pages 88-89) independently.

Student Instructions

Complete word problems!

5 Wrap Up

Use the link to show students the tellagami introducing the wrap up assignment.
https://tellagami.com/gami/ 19W0F8/

After students complete their original word problems, allow them to create a Puppet Pals presentation to go along with their word problem. Allow students to share presentations with classmates when completed.

Student Instructions

Complete the assignment from tellagami. Create an original word problem using addition or subtraction. Be sure to include a picture and to use very best handwriting practices since the word problems will be shared and displayed.
After creating an original math word problem that will be shared and displayed, get an iPad and create a Puppet Pals presentation to go along with the word problem. This presentation will also be shared with the class.