Use the descriptions above keywords on class posters next year! Teaching in Paradise: Multi-Step Word Problems, Math Skits, and a FREEBIE
Anchor Chart - math key words (Have the students add the words as you encounter different word problems.
These key word kiddos can be a helpful tool because the students will be able to relate to these made-up characters and they can help students recall information. This is a tool that can be built upon based on what the students are learning.