Lesson Plan

Easter Word Problems

It’s time to start adding and subtracting with word problems! In this Easter-themed lesson, students will get to practice their reading and math skills as they figure out how to write equations and solve addition and subtraction word problems.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to solve Easter addition and subtraction word problems using drawings and writing equations.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
  • Gather students together and say, “Today we are going to do a little acting! I need one volunteer to help me.”
  • Call on one student and say, “You are going to be the Easter Bunny! We need to help you as you gather your eggs to give to the children. Easter is a spring holiday that is celebrated by some people all around the world. The Easter Bunny is said to deliver special eggs to children during Easter.”