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EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 2: Arithmetic Operations Including Division of Fractions

For Teachers 6th Standards
Twenty-one lessons and two exams make up a math unit all about decimal operations and division of fractions. By way of direct instruction, discussion, guided practice, collaborative learning, and independent practice scholars solve...
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EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 4: Percent and Proportional Relationships

For Teachers 7th Standards
One math module containing 18 lessons and two assessments covers percents and proportional relationships. Seventh graders work through several learning opportunities that take a close look at finding a whole, scale drawings, and solve...
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Problem Solving: Draw a Diagram

For Teachers 4th - 5th
This problem solving PowerPoint presents a detailed, logical sequence of steps to follow in order to solve a story problem. The thinking processes described are given in text and represented by a visual model. After discussing the...
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Open-Ended Problem Solving - Math

For Teachers 6th
If you are looking for an end-of-the-year math assessment, then this lesson could be for you! Your mathematicians are assessed on their ability to solve difficult, multi-step word problems that take quite a bit of thought and...
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Problem Solving

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Need a activity? Problem solved. Scholars learn about the problem-solving process in the sixth installment of a 25-part Energy Systems and Solutions unit. The particular process in question is the Technological Method of Problem Solving.
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Problem Solving Strategies

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Eight mini-posters remind your math class of strategies to try when attacking a problem. Print each one on a different brightly colored piece of paper, laminate, and post in your classroom for year-long reference. Strategies...
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Problem Solving Application: Use Equations - Practice Problems 12.5

For Students 6th - 7th
Walk your scholars through the process of using equations through this problem-solving activity! A scenario question asks students to solve a multi-step math problem. They are guided to the solution through 7 questions, finally...
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Problem Solving: Choose the Operation problem solving 10.5

For Students 2nd - 3rd
How many busses will it take to get all the third-graders to the zoo? This problem-solving worksheet would be fun to do prior to an actual field trip, to add an extra educational component. Scholars read a short word problem, and...
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Problem Solving Strategy: Solve a Simpler Problem - Reteach 6.6

For Students 5th - 8th
In this problem solving strategies worksheet, students solve 2 word problems where they use models and the "solve a simpler problem strategy" to help them solve the problem. The problems contain fractions. A detailed example that uses a...
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Reading Comprehension Through Math Problem Solving

For Teachers 2nd
Focused on building strong reading comprehension and problem solving strategies, learners solve various math story problems in small groups. They share their answers along with their strategies. The strategies they practice include...
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Teaching Problem Solving Strategies in the 5-12 Curriculum

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Address any kind of math concept or problem with a series of problem-solving strategies. Over 12 days of different activities and increasing skills, learners practice different ways to solve problems, check their answers, and reflect...
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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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Problem-Solving Decision: Choose the Operation - Homework 11.9

For Students 5th - 6th
In this problem solving worksheet, students read the information box that tells strategies for choosing an operation. Students solve 4 story problems.
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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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Jeopardy - Math Problem Solving for 4th Grade

For Students 4th
Here is a unique twist on the Jeopardy-style presentations that have become so popular. In this one, the focus is on problem solving skills for 4th grade math pupils. Titles of the categories are: Work Backwards, Find a Pattern, Make a...
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Problem-Solving Strategies

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Read carefully, look for key words, eliminate, estimate, check your answers. Give your youngsters the strategies for approaching multiple-choice problem solving, focusing on multiplication and division of whole numbers, with this...
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Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 4

For Students 4th Standards
Fresh off the press, these math newsletters will challenge the problem solving skills of your young mathematicians. With an incredibly wide variety of questions covering the topics of arithmetic and geometry, these unique...
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Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 1

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Keep the skills of your young mathematicians up-to-date with this series of newsletter worksheets. Offering a wide array of basic arithmetic, geometry, and problem solving exercises, this resource is a great way to develop the critical...
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Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 2

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Develop the problem solving skills of your young learners with this collection of math newsletters. Covering a variety of topics ranging from simple arithmetic and number sense to symmetry and graphing, these worksheets offer a nice...
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Problem Solving

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
School subjects connect when your young scholars use math to edit English. Math allows you to convert an entire paragraph into a simple equation or inequality. Examples encourage learners to write expressions, equations, and inequalities...
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Introduction to Nanotechnology Using the Creative Problem-Solving Model

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Should we continue to spend money on nanotechnology? Groups engage in a problem-solving unique process around the newly emerging research field of nanotechnology. In order to propose a solution, the groups must research nanotechnology...
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Get Ready For Problem Solving Strategies

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Problem solving strategies are the focus of this math PowerPoint. Young mathematicians are introduced to the TAKS problem solving model, then practice by completing 38 slides filled with practice problems. Drawing pictures of the...
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Problem Solving Strategies

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
With a geometric shape on hand the instructor provides a reason for creative thinking then models how he constructs an answer using problem solving strategies. He explains his thinking and notes the strategy he used to solve each problem.
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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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