The student will create and solve single-step and multistep practical problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with and without remainders of whole numbers.

Essential Knowledge and Skills  (Full Curriculum Framework for this SOL)

  • Select appropriate methods and tools from among paper and pencil, estimation, mental computation, and calculators according to the context and nature of the computation in order to compute with whole numbers.
  • Create single-step and multistep problems involving the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with and without remainders of whole numbers, using practical situations.
  • Estimate the sum, difference, product, and quotient of whole number computations.
  • Solve single-step and multistep problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with and without remainders of whole numbers, using paper and pencil, mental computation, and calculators in which
    •          –  sums, differences, and products will not exceed five digits;
               –  multipliers will not exceed two digits;
               –  divisors will not exceed two digits; or
               –  dividends will not exceed four digits.

Textbook Correlation

Topic Grade  Lesson(s)
Addition 5  3-18, 3-19, 3-20, 3-21
Subtraction 5  3-18, 3-19, 3-20, 3-21
Multiplication 5  Fluency Plan, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 1-5, 1-6, 1-9, 1-11, 3-18, 3-19, 3-21, 7-2,
 7-3, 7-5, 7-6
Division 5  Fluency Plan, 1-3, 1-4, 1-6, 1-8, 1-11, 7-15, 7-16, 7-17

Links to Related SOL
1.6   2.8   3.4    4.4d    5.4   6.7   7.4   8.3

Additional On-line Resources from:

Rockingham County
Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

Online Games & Practice:

mathplayground.com: Math Playground
Click on various links to get word problems using all 4 operations for grade 1-7

quia.com: Quia
Story problems with mixed practice

woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk: Interactive Games and Activities
More logical thinking than traditional word problems

quia.com: http://www.quia.com/quiz/149171.html
problems with basic addition, subtraction and multiplication 

thinkingblocks.com: Word Problems
Multiplication and division word problems

kidzone.ws.com: Math Word Problems
5 difficulty levels that generate new problems each time you go to the site

numbernut.com: Division Word Problems
Practice division

softschools.com: Multiplication and Division Word Problems
Decide whether to multiply or divide

softschools.com: Multi-Step Word Problems
Practice with multi-step problems


internet4classrooms.com: Taming Word Problems
Steps to help students master word problems

librarythinkquest.org: Step-by-Step Word Problems
30 word problems that teach students different ways to solve problems

brainpop.com: Brain Pop
Movie to help tackle word problems

kendallhunt.com: Word Problems
A summary of research and background information on word problems 

teachersnetwork.org: Show Me the Money
A strategy/procedure to teach word problems, with links to other sites on word problems 

beaconlearningcenter.com: Multiplication and Division Word Problems
Complete lesson plan

docstoc.com: How to Solve Multiplication and Division Problems|
PowerPoint that explain how to solve multiplication and division problems

mathplayground.com: Multi-Step Word Problems
Multi-step word problems with step by step video solutions

helpingwithmath.com: Multi-Step Word Problems
Tips for solving multi-step word problems

helpingwithmath.com: Multi-Step Word Problems
Challenging problems to work with your students 

Free Worksheets

teach-nology.com: teAchnology
20 links with basic word problems sheets to advanced workbook sheets

dadsworksheets.com: Dad’s Worksheets
All the way from basic to advanced using all operations, 4 versions per topic

softschools.com: Word Problems
Generate very basic addition and/or subtraction problems, links to other types of worksheets

worksheetworks.com: Word Problems
Generate basic to more complex word problems, includes probability and calendar word problems as well

mathfactcafe.com: Math Fact Word Problems
Generate basic word problems with 5-15 questions per sheet

tlsbooks.com: Word Problems
Division word problems 

mrnussbaum.com: Word Problems
7 pre-made worksheets

helpingwithmath.com: Multi-Step Word Problems
Pre-made worksheet

superteacherworksheets.com: Word Problems
Several to choose from

education.com: Multi-Step Word Problems
Pre-made worksheets