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#### Solving Real Life Problems

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
How do you solve a real-world math problem? Start by thinking about the five steps to good problem solving, which include reading, extracting data, choosing a calculation, showing work, and stating a solution. Well done!
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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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#### 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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#### 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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#### 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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#### 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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#### Word Problems

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners will see first-hand how they can work through a word problem. A given problem is dissected, labeled, and solved, demonstrating how to show work and use problem-solving strategies to complete a word problem.
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#### Grid: Multiplication and Tally Marks

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
I wouldn't say that making and counting tally marks is the best way to solve a multiplication problems, but this PowerPoint may prove me wrong. Kids solve double-digit multiplication problems using a simplistic grid and tally marks. They...
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For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Build number sense and provide a problem-solving strategy for solving three-digit addition problems. The class will create number grids in order to solve triple-digit addition. There are two sample problems to solve.
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For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Start a class discussion around problem solving. This super short, simple presentation, tells children that their calculator is broken, then asks them to solve a single subtraction problem. They solve the problem and discuss the...
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#### Problem Solving: Break a Problem into Parts

For Students 5th - 6th
Learners work with the strategy of breaking a problem into parts in order to solve it. They write an expression with parentheses for each of the first three problems, and solve the problem, and use information from a table to answer the...
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#### Multiplication Grids Starter

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
How does grid or box multiplication work? Kids create a grid on their white boards then copy down the example problem in order to learn a new way to solve triple-digit multiplication. There are 5 practice problems with answers included.
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#### Doubling Starter

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
It is really important to teach kids basic math facts so they can solve more complicated problems later if life. They can practice building number sense and automaticity with this doubling and halving warm up. They are shown a series of...
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#### Ratio and Proportion

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A great way to practice ratio and proportion problems. There are three word problems that set the stage, images and table help learners see how each problem is solved. A very useful tool when introducing or reviewing proportions and ratios.
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#### Problem Solving Strategy: Use a Pattern

For Students 1st - 2nd
Pattern recognition is a skills that can help learners problem solve and build number sense. This simple activity requires kids to compete 5 number patterns.
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#### Model and Solve Algebraic Equations

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Examine multiple ways to solve algebraic equations. Pupils will generate a problem solving strategy that addresses the prompt given by the teacher. They will then share their problem solving strategy with the class. Graphic organizers,...
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#### Problem Solving Strategy: Draw a Picture

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this multiplication instructional activity, students answer 3 fill in the blank questions where they draw a specific group of things on each item in a set and then write and solve a multiplication equation associated with each drawing.
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#### Problem Solving: Too Much, Too Little Information

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this too much/too little problem solving instructional activity, students complete a set of 5 problems, using a table of information to determine whether too much or too little information is given before solving.
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#### Working Backwards as a Problem-Solving Strategy

For Students 3rd
In this problem solving strategy worksheet, 3rd graders roll a dice three times and record the number in the hundreds, tens and ones place on the chart, then solve an addition and subtraction problem with that number.
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#### Problem-Solving Strategy

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this problem solving strategy worksheet, students write a series of equations using a scenario given at the top of the page. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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#### Problem Solving: Work Backward

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this working backwards worksheet, students learn to use the problem solving strategy of working backward to solve the six math word problems.
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#### Write a Number Sentence

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this number sentences worksheet, students learn to solve the addition and subtraction word problems by writing number sentences for each problem.
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#### Problem-Solving Strategy: Solve a Simpler Problem: Problem Solving

For Students 5th - 6th
In this problem solving strategy worksheet, students use the understand, plan, solve, and look back strategy to help them locate and solve the simpler problems within the two word problems.