This Christmas Addition and Subtraction problem solving activity makes a great math project for those difficult days between Thanksgiving and Christmas!
Your kids will actually LOVE solving word problems with this fun resource that gives them a different way to think about word problems! And, YOU will have a never-ending supply of word problems for number talks and problem solving practice!
Writing their own Christmas addition and subtraction word problems helps students truly understand the structure and meaning. This deepens their understanding and makes word problems much less dreaded.
If you need a way for your 2nd and 3rd graders to truly understand word problems, try this. This resource may also be used with advanced 1st graders.
Check out this blog post for all the details on modeling, and implementing this in your classroom. There is also a free sample for you to try.
Students spin each of the three spinners to determine the information they will use to create their own Christmas addition and subtraction word problems. Then they write and solve their problem following the format given.
There are 4 different levels to meet each of your students’ needs and make differentiation super easy for you!
⭐You’ll have just the level you need for each and every student with these 4 different skill levels.
- Level 1 – Addition & Subtraction within 10
- Level 2 – Addition & Subtraction within 13
- Level 3 – Addition & Subtraction within 16
- Level 4 – Addition & Subtraction within 20
❤️ Just print, cut, and laminate the spinners for use year after year!
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