Add seasonal fun to your lesson plans with these Autumn math problem-solving task cards. This resource includes 15 fall word problems and is available for grades 2-5. Students will enjoy exploring and discussing different math problem-solving strategies for these engaging story problems as they learn interesting facts about Fall.
Fun facts, seasonal scenarios, and colorful photographs make these seasonal word problems engaging and fun to learn. Story problem task cards promote critical thinking and provide opportunities for students to share their thinking and math problem solving strategies during centers or in class. Take a break from the same old word problems this Fall! Try these seasonal story problems to spice things up.
Your download includes:
• 15 Colorful Fall Word Problem Task Cards
• Recording Sheets - booklet & single page format
• Answer Keys for easy correcting
1) Approachable, yet engaging, word problems
Each problem can be approached in multiple ways
Scenarios relate to situations students are familiar with & real-world scenarios
Fun facts are incorporated to engage reluctant learners
Opportunities to practice key math standards
Eye-catching photos to support vocabulary & comprehension of problems
2) Multiple response sheets to meet the needs of learners
A recording sheet is perfect for students who don't need much room to write
Problem-Solving Mini-book offers more room for showing work and includes a reflection question to promote metacognition
Both options are well-labeled to make it easy for students to record their answers & for teachers to correct
Teacher note: These problems build in complexity across grade levels. Similar formatting makes it easy to differentiate to meet the needs of your learners without making struggling learners stand out. Consider grabbing the grade level below or above for easy in-class differentiation.