# Problem Solving Key Words

SRU (Separate Result Unknown) There were ___ kids on the playground. WU There are ___ boys on the playground and ___ girls on the playground. BAU (this is possible combinations, which is not often taught) There are ___ kids on the playground. As students begin to understand that one color of an object represents one part and another color another part, they can see how the parts come together and get broken apart. It’s the same type of problem but gives students a chance to practice different vocabulary. If you’re a second and third-grade teacher I highly recommend checking out both books because you have kiddos that will spend the grad levels.How many could be boys and how many could be girls? Compare problems are the most difficult for students as it is all about comparing the relationship of the numbers. DU There are ___ boys and ___ girls on the playground. CQU There are __ more boys than girls on the playground. Many problems have no key words.\u003c/strong\u003e For example, How many legs do 7 elephants have? However, any 1st grader should be able to solve the problem by thinking and drawing a picture or building a model.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e3.

SRU (Separate Result Unknown) There were ___ kids on the playground. WU There are ___ boys on the playground and ___ girls on the playground. BAU (this is possible combinations, which is not often taught) There are ___ kids on the playground. As students begin to understand that one color of an object represents one part and another color another part, they can see how the parts come together and get broken apart. It’s the same type of problem but gives students a chance to practice different vocabulary. If you’re a second and third-grade teacher I highly recommend checking out both books because you have kiddos that will spend the grad levels.How many could be boys and how many could be girls? Compare problems are the most difficult for students as it is all about comparing the relationship of the numbers. DU There are ___ boys and ___ girls on the playground. CQU There are __ more boys than girls on the playground. Many problems have no key words.\u003c/strong\u003e For example, How many legs do 7 elephants have? However, any 1st grader should be able to solve the problem by thinking and drawing a picture or building a model.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e3.

Keep them in mind as we explore some addition and subtraction problems. JSU (Join Start Unknown) Some kids were on the playground. All of the above problems are join problems, which means that the operation is adding, although the unknown is in different places in each problem.

Like I do for my classroom, I’m going to remove the numbers in the word problems so that you can concentrate on the words in the problem. The first two are the most basic problems that you would introduce to kindergarten and first graders.

Key words encourage students to ignore meaning and look for a formula.

Mathematics is about meaning (Van de Walle, 2012).\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e Solving Problems Relies on Thinking and Making Sense.

This revolutionized my thinking about how I was teaching word problems. It was so interesting to watch how children were solving problems and to see what was going on in their heads.

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