Know & Show: Solving Word Problems

Call it a story problem or a word problem, narrative-rich mathematical questions are meant to confuse and puzzle. Grade-specific KNOW & SHOW (K&S) modules provide experience solving word problems — students become adept at identifying relevant information and can apply their mathematical knowledge to find answers! Top 5 reasons to start using Know & Show today:

  1. Multiple choice questions / standardized test prep
  2. Questions address conceptual understanding
  3. Encourages "math talk" — use in whole-class or small-group settings to initiate collaborative problem solving & conversation
  4. Problems from nine categories tie to current math standards
  5. Includes a read-aloud* feature, hints, and a popup glossary of terms


*not yet available on every question


"This year I realized how beneficial First in Math could be. Their confidence in math has greatly increased. The Know & Show levels are absolutely wonderful, covering a variety of concepts."  —Rocky S. [teacher] more testimonials


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