# 9. Create addition and subtraction word problems (A)

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Content.2.OA.A.1 http://corestandards.org/Math/Content/2/OA/A/1
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Practice.MP1 http://corestandards.org/Math/Practice/MP1

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Lesson objective: Apply addition and subtraction skills to create word problems.

This lesson provides an opportunity for students to apply their knowledge and understanding of adding and subtraction two-digit numbers to a mathematical situation. Students are asked to create their own addition and subtraction word problems and write an answer key.

Key Concept students will use:

• The strategy you use to add or subtract does not change the total or difference.

Skills students will use:

• Applying strategies to add and subtract within 1000  (Grade 2, Unit 11)

Students engage in Mathematical Practice 1 (Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them) as they use their understanding of addition and subtraction to create their own word problems and solve them.

Key vocabulary:

• difference
• subtraction
• sum

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