Addition and Subtraction with Regrouping I Spy FREEBIE: Your students will have a blast hunting for addition and subtraction problems to solve and scanning the QR codes. Simply print, cut out, and place the sunglasses around your classroom. Then give your students the recording sheet and a device that can scan QR codes so they can self-check their work.
Word problems, especially multi-step problem solving, is tricky for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students. This activity focuses on a single story problem each day to help students build strategies and prepare for standardized tests. Fun facts have been added to engage students and give teachers a starting point to get students thinking about these real life math situations. Two-step word problems and extra information don't have to be a barrier to success with regular practice.