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Solving Two Step Word Problems

3rd Grade • 1 Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan Description

Two step word problems can be challenging for some of our 3rd graders…grab this interactive and fun 1 hour lesson for your students.  We learn when we have fun!   They will:

  • Work in collaborative partnerships
  • Speak in complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation in order to provide requested detail or clarification
  • Practice key math vocabulary
  • Solve two-step word problems using the four operations
  • Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity
  • Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding
  • Complete exit slips to provide instructional next steps