Using Strategies to Solve Equations Worksheet

Using Strategies to Solve Equations Worksheet

How to teach Properties of Addition

Using Using Strategies to Solve Equations Worksheet, students solve the addition equations using words or pictures to explain how you solved.

There are many ways that you can solve addition equations. This worksheet gives your students practice solving using different strategies.

Solve the equations below. Explain, using words or pictures, the strategy you used to solve each problem.


Other resources to use with this Using Strategies to Solve Equations Worksheet

If you are using this worksheet, your students are probably learning about Properties of Addition

Use this Mama Mia Commutative Property of Addition Activity as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce the worksheet by showing adding two set of objects and then switching the order of adding. Next, ask questions like "What do you think will happen when we switch the order?". Then,  students complete the worksheet independently or with a partner. Finally, students explain how the properties of addition help them solve addition equations. Once finished, challenge students to write their own equations that show the Properties of Addition.

Be sure to check out more Properties Activities.


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