Word Problems: Choose the Operation (All Four Operations)

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hird Grade Word Problem Activity - Choose the Operation

Help your third grade students become word problem wizards with this fun, interactive math game from iKnowIt.com! Students will put their word problem skills to the test as they decide which operation, addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division, is needed to solve the word problem. Here are the learning objectives for this online math activity:

  • Solve two-step word problems using the four operations.
  • Decide whether addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division must be used to solve the given word problem.
  • Become confident and proficient identifying and using each of the four operations to solve word problems.

Students will fill in the blank with the correct solution to each word problem in this online math lesson. If students need a little extra help solving a word problem, they can click on the "Hint" button to view a written or pictorial clue that will help them decide whether to add, subtract, multiply, or divide without giving away the answer. When students get an answer wrong, a detailed explanation page will appear to guide them through the steps needed to obtain a correct response. As students progress through the math lesson, they will have plenty of opportunities to learn from past mistakes.

This third grade word problem game comes equipped with several features to help students make the most of their math practice session:

  • A read-aloud feature, indicated by the speaker icon in the upper-left corner of the practice screen, can be used by students if they wish to hear the question read out loud to them in a clear voice. This option is a fantastic resource for children who are auditory processors, as well as ESL/ELL students.
  • A progress-tracker in the upper-right corner of the practice screen shows students how many questions they have answered so far out of the total number of questions in the math activity.
  • A score-tracker lets students see how many points they have achieved for answering questions correctly.

All of these math features were designed to help your students achieve mastery of their math skills with our interactive math practice program.

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We hope you and your third-grade students will enjoy practicing word problems with all four operations in this interactive math game! Be sure to check out the hundreds of other third grade math lessons we have available on our website as well.

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  • Creating a class roster, assigning a class code, and giving each of your students a unique username and password
  • Changing basic math lesson settings, such as limiting the number of available hints per math lesson
  • Viewing detailed student progress reports and printing, downloading, and emailing student progress reports on demand

Your students will log into iKnowIt.com with their unique login credentials to view a kid-friendly version of the homepage. From here, they can quickly and easily access the math assignments you have given them. They can also explore other math activities at their grade level and beyond for an extra challenge or additional practice, if you choose to give them this option through your administrator account. Grade levels are designated by letter (i.e., "Level C" for third grade), making it easy for you to assign math activities based on each child's needs and skill level.

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This online math lesson is classified as Level C. It may be ideal for a third-grade class.

Common Core Standard

3.OA.8, MA.3.AR.1.2, 3.6D
Operations And Algebraic Thinking

Solve Problems Involving The Four Operations, And Identify And Explain Patterns In Arithmetic.
Solve two-step word problems using the four operations. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.3

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