Problem Chains using math skills taught in Grade 3 and below

Problem chains are a great way to know if your students have fully understood the concept of what has been taught. During Grade 3 your students should have a good understanding of how follow on questions work. Problem chains are an excellent way to test their knowledge and comprehension.

What are problem chains?
Problem chains are where you have one fact and multiple questions stem from it. In this case they are math related. Each statement has 4 questions and each question is linked to the one previously.

How many questions are there?
There are 5 sheets with 4 linking questions on each one.

To answer these correctly students must be able to;

  • Understand the concept of rounding to the nearest 10
  • Be able to add 2 and 3 digits
  • Have the vocabulary to be able to explain answers in words
  • Express a good understanding of problem solving skills

What Grade is this resource developed for?
This resource has been developed for Grade 3. However, this resource can be used for Grade 4 along with intervention classes.

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Created: Dec 21, 2018

Updated: Mar 5, 2019


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