Compiled by Kobie Kleynhans
- Read the word sum.
- Draw a picture.
- Show your sum on the number line.
- Write a number sentence.
- Write your answer.
Word sum cards can be used over and over by just changing the numbers until the child shows understanding of the concept.
Remember that word sums must always be done concretely before they can be done abstractly.
Word sums include addition, subtraction, grouping leading to multiplication and equal division with or without remainders.