# Do I Multiply or Divide - Figuring it Out 1 step Word Problems Part 2 - Lesson for Grade 3, Chapter - Multiplication, Division and Other Word Problems

In this lesson, "Do I Multiply or Divide - Figuring It Out 1 Step Word Problems Part 2," third-grade students will dive deeper into understanding when to apply multiplication or division when solving word problems. This lesson is crucial as it builds on the foundational arithmetic skills by integrating them into real-world scenarios, enhancing problem-solving and critical thinking abilities. Students will engage with an array of activities designed to solidify their understanding.

Through the "Money Word Problems Printable," students will learn to identify scenarios where multiplication or division is required in financial contexts, an essential skill for future financial literacy. The "Magnet Multiplication: 1-Step Word Problems Worksheet" will provide a hands-on approach to solving multiplication problems, making learning interactive and fun. With the "Ancient Tomb Division and Multiplication Word Problems Worksheet," students will explore historical contexts, adding a cross-curricular element to the lesson and showing the universal application of these mathematical operations. Finally, "Deciding Whether to Multiply or Divide in Word Problems" will challenge students to think critically about the operation needed to solve various situations, reinforcing their decision-making skills in mathematics.

Estimated classroom time: 13 min
Chapter: Multiplication, Division and Other Word Problems
Unit: Multiplication and Division
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1st
3:00 min
Money Word Problems Printable
worksheet
2nd
3:00 min
Magnet Multiplication: 1-Step Word Problems Worksheet
worksheet
3rd
3:00 min
Ancient Tomb Division and Multiplication Word Problems Worksheet
worksheet
4th
4:00 min
Deciding Whether to Multiply or Divide in Word Problems
Quiz
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• ### Activity 1 / Money Word Problems Printable

Let’s take a look at money word problems for 3rd grade to give your child’s math skills a boost when it comes to handling money.
This worksheet takes your child to a fascinating fictional witch’s shop to entice your young learner to practice multiplication and division in an exciting way!

• ### Activity 2 / Magnet Multiplication: 1-Step Word Problems Worksheet

How much do your students know about magnets? In science class, they might have already learned some things about the laws of attraction and repulsion. Refresh your students’ minds by teaching them first how a magnet works, and then look at this simple math worksheet. There are two word problems along with pictures in the downloadable PDF. Read the word problems to your students and help them check the box under the correct answer.

• ### Activity 3 / Ancient Tomb Division and Multiplication Word Problems Worksheet

This colorful worksheet will teach your kids math, and also some more information about ancient Egypt. First of all, read the texts to your kids, and point at the pictures, making sure that they understand what is going on in each picture. There are three word problems in the printable sheet. Helping your kids, interpret and solve each of the word problems. Then, help them find and check the correct answer.

• ### Activity 4 / Deciding Whether to Multiply or Divide in Word Problems - Quiz

This quiz assesses students’ ability to decide whether to multiply or divide to solve various word problems.