Addition Word Problems

Addition Word Problems

Author: Rebekah Groop

Learn to identify key words in addition word problems, including in all, altogether, sum, both, and total.

-Learning objective

-What is a word problem? Explanation and practice identifying a word problem, with explanation and answer included.

-What do I do in a word problem? Includes the four step process for approaching a word problem in math, with an emphasized focus on step one (reading and identifying the problem) since that is the learning this lesson targets.

-Become a word detective! Introduces the five key words from the learning objective and includes four practice problems. Includes answers and an explanation for the answers.

-Summary of learning and focus back on the objective

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Learn to identify the clue words in word problems that tell you to add!

Addition Word Problem Key Words WORKSHEET

This is the worksheet to go along with the powerpoint.

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Addition Clue Words Poster

Here is a poster with some of the key terms we looked at!