Solving Problems Part 2 - Addition and Subtraction
About the Solving Problems Part 2 - Addition and Subtraction Lesson
Solving addition and subtraction problems part 2.
• Students will be able to separate relevant facts from irrelevant facts when solving word problems.
• Students will determine a sequence of operations needed to solve word problems.
• Students will solve word problems and state answers in complete sentences.
1. Read lesson and discuss lesson with students.
2. Instruct students to complete word problems.
3. Review solutions to word problems with students.
Remember that when you have a word problem to solve, the first step is to decide which information is needed and which is not. The next step is to decide which operation or operations you will need to solve the problem. For some problems, you may need more than one step. You may also need more than one operation.
For example, suppose you have the following problem to solve:
Carlos had $10 to spend on school supplies. He went to the corner store after school with his friend Josh. Josh had $15 to spend. Carlos needed a notebook, a pen and some pencils. Here is the price list for school supplies: