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Seven Steps to Solving Maths Word Problems Flashcards | KS1/KS2 Problem Solving | Primary Maths

Seven Steps to Solving Maths Word Problems Anchor Charts

These seven steps to solving maths word problems anchor charts are your trusty guide, revealing seven steps to demystify those tricky maths word problems. Each page breaks down the process with a numbered step, a bold action verb, prompts specific to that stage, and adorable illustrations of children matching the action verb. For example, “Step 1: READ. Read the word problem carefully.” The seven steps include Read, Think, Facts, Decide, Plan, Solve, and Check, all neatly presented with a title page.

These seven steps to solving maths word problems anchor charts are a valuable tool for tackling word problems. By emphasising careful reading, critical thinking, and decision-making, these charts help develop foundational maths skills. Breaking down problems into manageable steps boosts confidence and encourages a systematic approach. The visual appeal of the anchor charts makes learning engaging, fostering both mathematical proficiency and essential problem-solving skills in young learners. Let’s make maths word problems an adventure in learning!

Our seven steps to solving maths word problems anchor charts are aligned with KS1/KS2 mathematical problem solving on the national curriculum. This primary resource can be used with your ideas for maths activities and games, display boards, teaching material, learning aids, differentiation, homework, and lesson plans.

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