"Cowboy Jake is afraid of rattlesnakes. He sees a lot of them on the ranch where he lives. In fact, he sees an average of thirty every year. About how many has he seen in the nine years he has lived on the ranch?"
Andrea brought seventy-five Valentines candies to school. If there are twenty-eight students in her class, how many candies can each student have if Andrea wants them all to have the same amount? Will there be any left over? Six word problems.
A one page lesson on the Properties of Addition & Multiplication includes: commutative property, associative property, distributive property, identity property, and zero property. It is followed by two pages of practice equations. Common Core: Math: 3.0A.5 3.0A.6, 4.OA.1