# Problems with Four Operations and Patterns in Arithmetic Lessons

## Problem Solving Strategies: Making Math Real (Teacher Video and Lessons)

Problem Solving Strategies – Making Math Real We hear it as math teachers all the time, “Use real-life examples in math problems.” Many of us take the problem given to us in a text book and try to relate it to real life. Sometimes it works, but usually, even though it is a step in…

More...## Teaching 4.OA.A.3 – Solve Multi-Step Word Problems

Operations & Algebraic Thinking – 4th Grade Use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems. CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA.A.3 Solve multi-step word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. …

More...## Teaching 4.OA.A.1 and 4.OA.A.2 – Multiplicative Comparisons

Operations & Algebraic Thinking – 4th Grade Use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems. CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA.A.1 Interpret a multiplication equation as a comparison, e.g., interpret 35 = 5 × 7 as a statement that 35 is 5 times as many as 7 and 7 times as many as 5. Represent verbal statements of…

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