Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 60 min(s)

Students will create two-step word problems. Solve two-step addition and subtraction problems. Prior to the start of the lesson, print and cut situation assignment cards. Solve two-step addition and subtraction problems. Prior to the start of the lesson, print and cut situation assignment cards. If students are struggling to write a story for the numbers that were given on the card, try having them use smaller numbers that require less computing so they can focus on relating addition and subtraction and let them act out the problem first with counters.