# 2 Step Word Problems Writing Equations to Match - Lesson for Grade 3, Chapter - Multiplication, Division and Other Word Problems

In this lesson titled "2 Step Word Problems Writing Equations to Match," designed for Grade 3 students, learners will dive deep into the world of multiplication and division through engaging activities and worksheets. This lesson sits within the broader unit on Multiplication and Division, focusing specifically on how these operations fit into solving more complex word problems.

Students will start with foundational exercises in addition and subtraction word problems to ensure they have a strong base. Gradually, they'll progress to tackling two-step problems, which require a higher level of critical thinking and application. Activities such as the "Two-Step Problems Worksheet" and "Sightseeing 2-Step Word Problems Worksheet" will challenge students to not only solve problems but also to visually represent their thinking process and articulate their solutions through equations.

Understanding how to deconstruct and solve two-step word problems is crucial for students' mathematical development. It enhances their problem-solving and critical thinking skills, equipping them with the ability to tackle real-life situations that involve multiple steps and operations. Moreover, mastering these skills at an early age sets a solid foundation for future mathematical concepts and ensures students are well-prepared for more advanced topics.

Estimated classroom time: 17 min
Chapter: Multiplication, Division and Other Word Problems
Unit: Multiplication and Division
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1st
3:00 min
Addition and Subtraction: Word Problems Worksheet
worksheet
2nd
4:00 min
video
3rd
3:00 min
Two-Step Problems Worksheet
worksheet
4th
3:00 min
Sightseeing 2-Step Word Problems Worksheet
worksheet
5th
4:00 min
2-Step Word Problems/Draw it Out and Write Equations
Quiz
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• ### Activity 1 / Addition and Subtraction: Word Problems Worksheet

Word problems are tough, but offer yet another way to solve math problems for enhanced math understanding.
This addition and subtraction word problem worksheet for 3rd grade takes your child to the zoo to answer two intriguing word problems that will challenge him to think hard to find the total!

• ### Activity 3 / Two-Step Problems Worksheet

As your child gets introduced to new parts of math, the strain might be a lot for them. Use this worksheet to help them practice their problem solving skills. Some of the earliest things your kids will learn are how to do subtractions, additions, multiplication, and division of numbers. In this tracing sheet, there are four simple equations. Help your kids solve the equations and then draw on the dotted line to the correct answer choice.

• ### Activity 4 / Sightseeing 2-Step Word Problems Worksheet

When your kids are presented with word problems, they might be a little confused as to how to go about solving the equations. However, with the practice this worksheet affords them, that confusion will soon be a thing of the past. In this PDF, there are two simple word problems. Read them aloud to your kids, and assist them in creating the equation. Then, help them solve the word problems and then check the box under the correct answer.

• ### Activity 5 / 2-Step Word Problems/Draw it Out and Write Equations - Quiz

This quiz assesses students’ ability to solve two-step word problems and draw and write equations.