Pirate Math Equation Quest

Individual Word-Problem Intervention

We designed Pirate Math Equation Quest: Individual Word-Problem Intervention With Total, Difference, and Change Schemas for use with students in the elementary grades who need to learn how to solve additive word problems. We developed this version of the program to offer individual support to Tier-2 and Tier-3 students who require supplemental mathematics remediation in the area of word-problem solving. The focus of this intervention is single-digit and double-digit additive word problems that include three schemas: Total, Difference, and Change.

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Videos

Manual Introduction: Individual Word-Problem Intervention With Total, Difference, and Change Schemas

In this video, we review the manual, materials, and recommended setup for Pirate Math Equation Quest: Individual Word-Problem Intervention With Total, Difference, and Change Schemas.

Math Fact Flashcards: Individual Word-Problem Intervention With Total, Difference, and Change Schemas

In this video, we introduce the Math Fact Flashcard Activity and model how to complete the activity in Pirate Math Equation Quest: Individual Word-Problem Intervention with Total, Difference, and Change Schemas.

In this video, we introduce Counting Up addition and subtraction and model how to use the strategy to support studentsâ€™ fluency skills.

Regrouping

In this video, we model how to use the regrouping strategy to solve double-digit addition and subtraction problems.

Equation Quest

In this video, we introduce the Equation Quest activity and model how to solve a variety of standard and nonstandard equations.

RUN

In this video, we review how to use RUN, the attack strategy used in all three Pirate Math Equation Quest programs.

Total Problems

In this video, we model how to solve Total problems.

Difference Problems

In this video, we model how to solve Difference problems.

Change Problems

In this video, we model how to solve Change problems.

Shipshape Sorting

In this video, we introduce and model the Shipshape Sorting Activity.

Jolly Roger Review

In this video, we introduce the Jolly Roger Review activity and model how to complete and score the Jolly Roger Review problems.

Motivation

In this video, we introduce the token economy system used to provide positive reinforcement to students in all three Pirate Math Equation Quest programs.

Behavior Management Strategies

In this video, we review a variety of behavior management strategies used during all three Pirate Math Equation Quest programs.