Word Problem Lesson Plans

Word Problem Worksheets Word Problems Teaching Theme


  1. How Much Money Do Baseball Players Really Make?- Includes sketchpad and excel.
  2. I'm a Hundred, You're a Thousand- Given a place value word problem, students put themselves in the correct place value, write the correct number on paper, and create their own place value problems.
  3. Investigating Integers- Students will create a multimedia presentation to demonstrate their understanding of integers.
  4. Learning About Credit Card Use- Credit cards are convenient, user friendly, and at times dangerous. In this lesson students learn the joys and dangers of using credit as they help Credita, the main character in this activity, solve her credit problems.
  5. Least Common Multiples (Word Problems)- Students cooperatively complete several real world problems using Least Common Multiples and sequencing. Creativity and understanding are used to finalize the packet with a student made real world problem.
  6. Math : Word Problems- This lesson plan contains math word problems for students to read and solve.
  7. Multiplication & Division Word Problems Made Easy- This lesson helps students determine when to multiply or divide when solving real-world problems. The student will explore why they multiply or divide.
  8. "Photograph Math" Word Problems- Word problems come to life when kids write their own problems and stage photos that illustrate them.
  9. Simple Story Problems - Use reading comprehension strategies to help children understand Relationships and reading data sources.
  10. Story Based Word Problems - Students to understand the basics of word math problems.
  11. Story Problems - Students will be beginning to understand basic addition and subtraction by listening to story problem, deciding whether members of the set should increase by adding more, or whether members of the set should decrease by taking some away.
  12. Subtraction and Addition Word Problems Made Easy- This lesson helps to lay a foundation for solving addition and subtraction word problems. It will be the basis for future lessons on addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. The students will explore the reasons for adding or subtracting.
  13. Tips for Reinforcing Good Problem Solving Skills
  14. The 3 R's of Common Denominators (Language)- After solving various word problems that deal with common denominators, students practice writing the mathematical explanation they used to obtain the solution.
  15. The Real Problem of the Week- Problem of the Week engages students in an integrated, ongoing awareness of the current events affecting our daily lives as reported in our local newspaper while working mathematical word problems.
  16. What you put in you will get out! - Applying writing and evaluating algebraic expressions in order to solve several real world word problems.
  17. Why are Word Problems So Important?
  18. Word Problem Detectives - Analyzing word problems in order to locate key/clue words you can use to help solve them correctly.
  19. Working the Word Problem - To read a problem and extract key information in order to answer a question.