A Mental Starter to use throughout the week to cover a range of areas in number. Aligned with Common Core State Standards: 3.OA.4, Operations and Algebraic Thinking; 4.OA.3, Operations and Algebraic Thinking; 5.OA.2
Number of the week
Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.