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#### Year 6: Word Problems

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Engage your critical thinkers with a series of word problems that ask them to discuss their problem solving strategies. There are eight multi-step problems to solve, each problem includes the notes on the operation performed, the process...
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#### Subtraction Grid Starter

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Solving three-digit subtraction problems can be as easy as drawing a four by four grid. Learners practice using a grid to solve two subtraction problems.
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#### Division Grids Starter

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Did you know you can use a grid to solve triple-digit division, just like you can with multiplication? Present this helpful problem-solving strategy to give your class a good way to build proficiency in solving more complex division...
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#### Doubles and Halves 3

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Build mental math skills by teaching learners to double and half three-digit numbers. They start out by doubling one of seven double-digit numbers. Next, they discuss their strategy, and then practice doubling and halving 3-digit...
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#### Using Known Facts to Multiply and Divide Mentally

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Building strong mental-math skills requires learners to have a strong number sense. They practice multiplying two and three-digit numbers in their heads using estimation or approximation. They estimate or round each number and then...
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#### Basic Math Skills Practice and Problem Solving

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
The intention of the slide-show is to provide learners with the opportunity to problems solve with a peer. They work through each problem provided and discuss their strategies. This is a great way to build foundational math and algebraic...
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#### Solving Equations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
How do you solve a problem when a symbol or letter is used in place of a missing number? Build algebraic reasoning and problem solving skills with this presentation that explains three methods for finding a missing variable. The guess...
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#### Money Problems: Pounds and Pence

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Teaching youngsters how to handle money is a great way to bring math to life. This series of problems encourage learners to use problem solving strategies such as, underlining, and circling information to solve. Note: This resource was...
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#### Multiplication Word Problems

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
You can use this resource to introduce younger learners to word problems involving multiplication. The concept is described, and example is provided, and then they can practice by solving each of the three practice problems provided. The...
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#### Division: Using a Number line

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Provide learners with a problem solving strategy to help them solve simple division problems and build a better understanding of the relationship between multiplication and division. They use a number line and jump up by the divisor,...
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#### Hot Chocolate Problems

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Kids love real word math becuase it connects to their everyday life and is really useful to learn. They are given the recipe for hot chocolate, using that recipe they must alter the quantities of each ingredient in order to accommodate a...
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#### Doubling and Halving

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A cute square-headed robot is here to help your class understand doubling and halving. Numbers go in his head and come out his ear doubled. Those same number then go in his ear and come out his head halved. This is a great way to show...
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#### Problem Solving

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Give kids a few strategies to help them become amazing problem solvers. This presentation is intended to be used over a two-day period and presents several techniques or ways to solve word problems or multiplication problems by...
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#### Partying with Proportions and Percents

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Examine ratios and proportions in several real-world scenarios. Children will calculate unit rates, work with proportions and percentages as they plan a party, purchase produce, and take a tally. This lesson plan recommends five...
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#### Problem-Solving Strategy: Guess and Check

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Teach your class how to guess and check to solve word problems. There are 4 single step word problems for them to solve.
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#### Make a Table

For Students 1st - 2nd
First and second graders participate in an experiment then create a table of tally marks to identify the totals. They problem solve, tally twenty experiences, and generate an answer to one question.
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#### Problem Solving: Guess and Check

For Students 2nd - 4th
Sometimes guess and check is the best way to solve a word problem. Learners use the guess and check strategy to solve each of the 6 included story problems. Note: At times younger children have difficulty using estimation or the guess...
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#### Problem Solving Decision: Multistep Problems

For Students 4th - 6th
Capture your learners' attention by asking them to find the difference in size between the 12-inch silky anteater and the 6-foot giant anteater! This order of operations worksheet has students first identify the meaning of finding the...
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#### The Sum of Our Integer Intelligences

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young mathematicians explore integers. They review adding integers through engaging in mathematical labs. Each lab station is designed to reflect one of the multiple intelligences. Resources for all activities are provided.
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#### Fraction Problem Solving Process

For Teachers K
Help your charges solve a variety of fraction and skip counting problems using a problem solving process. As a class they work through a fraction problem step-by-step, and discuss a real-life connection to the problem. Students then play...
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#### Growing Caterpillars

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Explore multiplication through caterpillar study. Learners will view a caterpillar video clip and work with a group to determine how much they would weigh if they grew to be 3,000 times their size as does the caterpillar. They will...
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#### Problem and Solution: By Jove, I Think You've Got It

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Through grand conversation, help scholars identify issues that harm the Earth and find solutions on how to solve them. After voting—on what your class deems the most important problem—stretch writing muscles with a problem-solution essay...
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