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Lesson Planet

#### Grade 9-12, Claim 2 & 4: Problem Solving & Communication Reasoning Supports

Small but mighty, a collection of three resources features presentation slides that prepare high schoolers for the Smarter Balanced assessment. Claim 2 features problem solving questions drawn from all content areas. Claim 3 focuses on...

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#### Grade 6, Claim 2 & 4: Problem Solving & Communication Reasoning Supports

A three-resource collection of teacher and student-friendly slides provides sixth graders with models of items on the Smarter Balanced assessments. Claim 2 offers 13 questions that assess problem solving. Claim 3 problems illicit...

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#### Grade 8, Claim 2 & 4: Problem Solving & Communication Reasoning Supports

Prepare eighth-graders for the Smarter Balanced Assessment with a small but powerful collection of three resources comprised of teacher and student-friendly slides that review key concepts in the eighth grade standards. Claim 2 focuses...

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#### Solve Systems of Equations Using Matrices: Common Core High School Algebra

There's more than one way to solve a system by using matrices. These two standards address how to represent a system as a matrices and then to find the inverse if its exists. The collection includes lessons and practice for your students...

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#### WE Are Innovators: High School Resources

The five lessons in a collection from WE are Innovators encourages high schoolers to go where scientists have not gone before. They read articles and watch videos to gather information and then use an innovative mindset and their...

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#### Writing Expressions and Solving Word Problems

Word problems can be a drag to middle schoolers. This collection has engaging problems and resources to encourage and show your students the correct way to approach these problems. Filled with lessons, practice problems, and webpages....

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#### Solve Quadratic Equations in One Variable.

Looking at the CCSS HSA.REI.B.4, there are many ways to solve a quadratic equation. The collection addresses all the different options and provides a wide variety of practice problems to give to your learners.

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#### Thanksgiving Math Worksheets Grades 5–8

Gobble these math worksheets up just in time for Thanksgiving. From problem solving to graphing, class members practice their math skills with a collection packed with Thanksgiving-themed worksheets.

EngageNY

#### EngageNY Algebra I Curriculum

The Algebra 1 curriculum set is designed to help scholars develop fluency in
writing, interpreting, and solving linear equations, The 30 lessons in Module 1 are divided into four topics: An Introduction to Functions, the Structure of...

EngageNY

#### EngageNY Algebra I Module 1: Relationships Between Quantities and Reasoning with Equations and Their Graphs

The Algebra 1, Module 1 collection is designed to help students develop fluency in writing, interpreting, and solving linear equations The 30 lessons are divided into four topics: An Introduction to Functions , the Structure of...

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#### EngageNY Algebra II Module 1: Polynomial, Rational, and Radical Relationships

The 42 lessons in the Algebra II Module 1 collection enable students to connect polynomial arithmetic to computations with whole numbers and integers. Application and modeling problems include both real world and purely mathematical...

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#### EngageNY Algebra II Module 1: Polynomial, Rational, and Radical Relationships

The 42 lessons in the Algebra II Module 1 collection are divided into four topics: Polynomials--From Base Ten to Base X, Factoring-- Its Use and Its Obstacles, Solving and Applying Equations—Polynomial, Rational and Radical, and A...

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#### Grade 7, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

Prepare seventh graders for end-of-year assessments with a collection of nine resources packed with teacher and student-friendly slides featuring problems that address the A-I competencies. Questions are modeled after Smarter Balanced...

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#### Solve Ratio Problems Using Tables and the Coordinate Plane (6.RP.A.3d)

The ratio is a great skill to teach young scholars because it can solve a variety of problems. See how ratios are solved through different methods in each of the following videos brought to you by LearnZillion.

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#### Social & Emotional Learning in High School: Responsible Decision-Making

The five social and emotional learning competencies target skills, behaviors, and attitudes that 21st-century learners need to face daily and future challenges. To develop competency in responsible decision making, high schoolers need to...

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#### Write Expressions in Equivalent Forms to Solve Problems: Common Core High School Algebra

Once expressions are understood, students can manipulate them to their advantage to help them solve various problems. The main focus of this collection is quadratic expressions, exponential properties, and geometric series.

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#### 3rd Grade Math Word Problems Worksheets

Reinforce math concepts with a collection that offers twelve worksheets focusing on solving word problems. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and more make up the variety of math skills supported through independent practice.

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#### Addition of 1- and 2-Digit Numbers

Students will solve one- and two-step contextual problems within 100 with an unknown in any position

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#### Middle School World History

A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...

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#### Logic Puzzles: Same and Different

With ABCmouse logic puzzles, students have an opportunity to use their higher-order thinking skills and creative problem-solving skills. These puzzles require young learners to look at a problem from multiple perspectives and are perfect...

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#### EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 1: Ratios and Unit Rates

Twenty-nine lessons make up a unit designed to boost sixth-graders' math skills. Working on ratios and unit rates, mathematicians go through a variety of centers to create, write, and model ratios. They convert between fractions,...

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#### Think Like a Coder

Challenge young programmers to save the world! An engaging 10-episode video series of programming puzzles provides tweens and teens with an opportunity to practice their coding skills, foster problem-solving abilities, and develop a...

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#### Spooky Math Worksheets

Math practice has never been scarier—but only because these sheets are covered in zombies, ghosts, witches, and bats! Due to the concepts, the collection is best suited for upper elementary and beginning middle school students. It...

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#### CORE Math Performance Assessment Modules: Grade 5

A set of nine CORE math assessments for fifth graders begins with a three-part task that checks pupils' ability to find the product of fractions and whole numbers, mixed numbers, or fractions. For other assessments, learners show their...

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#### Utah Middle School Math Project: 7th Grade

The eight resources in this collection provide tweens with the tools and protocols for solving problems which in turn enable them to make the transition from acquiring basic knowledge to creatively applying it. The lessons in the...

EngageNY

#### EngageNY Grade 5 Math Module 1: Place Value and Decimal Fractions

An 18-part math module focuses on place value and decimal fractions. Fifth graders compare, round, multiply and divide by powers of 10 using their knowledge of place value. They rewrite and compare decimals, and solve word problems. A...

EngageNY

#### EngageNY Algebra I Module 3: Linear and Exponential Functions

The Algebra 1, Module 3 collection focuses on linear and exponential functions. The module's 26 lessons are divided into four topics: Linear and Exponential Sequences, Functions and Their Graphs, Transformations of Functions, and Using...

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#### Quadratic Functions

Here is a collection that not just teaches parabolas, but allows for exploration of the quadratic function to model realistic scenarios. Students are guided through videos, DESMOS activities, and practice problems to explore the topic.

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#### Statistics Fun: Standard Deviation

Designed for statistics classes, a seven-video tutorial collection models how to calculate standard deviation and variance, explains degrees of freedom, how to solve standard deviation and variance by hand or by using Excel, and how to...

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#### Mathematics Assessment Project: Tests for Middle School

Good assessments are hard to find—assessments that address content standards and fit into standard class periods. The six assessments in the middle school collection are 80-minute forms, divided into two 40-minute sections, and are...

EngageNY

#### EngageNY Algebra II Module 4: Inferences and Conclusions from Data

The Algebra II Module 4 collection focuses on four topics: Probability, Modeling Data Distributions, Drawing Conclusions Using Data from a Sample, and Drawing Conclusions Using Data from an Experiment. Students show what they have...

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#### WE Are Innovators: Elementary Resources

A collection of five resources encourages young scientists to be innovative thinkers and design a sustainable product or service. Lessons target pollution, food waste, energy-inefficient housing, and transportation issues.

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#### Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators - Middle School Edition

Rather than just talking about giving peace a chance, with the 15 resources in this collection middle schoolers learn the skills they need to become peace builders. The lessons were developed by the United States Institute of Peace...

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#### Environmental Justice Curriculum

What to do with environmental hazards and where to put toxic waste is a global concern. The eight resources in the Environmental Justice collection ask young ecologists to consider how to incorporate environmental justice in future waste...

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#### EngageNY Geometry Module 2: Similarity, Proof, and Trigonometry

The Geometry Module 2: Similarity, Proof, and Trigonometry collection includes 36 lessons that are divided into five topics: Scale Drawings, Dilations, Similarity and Dilations, Applying Similarity to Right Triangles, and Trigonometry....

EngageNY

#### EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Curriculum

A 5-module complete precalculus course begins with young mathematicians exploring linearity, complex number operations as transformation, and the power of the right notation. Module 2 has pupils examining incidence relationships in...

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#### Solve Problems Involving Multiplication of Fractions and Mixed Numbers (5.NF.B.6)

Watch how its done. The two resources in this collection use visual representation to model how to multiply fractions. One lesson focuses on simple fractions and the other on mixed numbers. A nice way to introduce the topic to allow...

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#### From Child to Adult

There's no question that the middle schoolers in your class are going through a myriad of transitions. Adolescence brings changes in self esteem, relationships, anatomy, and emotions. Additionally, they will face additional challenges...

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#### Common Core Math: 4th Grade

Kick math instruction into high gear with a collection made up of lesson plans, activities, worksheets, videos, and apps created to enhance and reinforce fourth grade math concepts. Check out each resource's notes to discover which...

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#### Smart Solutions: 3rd Grade ELA Unit

Offer scholar's differentiated instruction with a collection of three Houghton Mifflin English language arts units—challenge, extra support, and English language development. The Smart Solutions themed units offer detailed lessons,...

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#### 3rd Grade Emergency Sub Plans

Take advantage of a collection designed to make writing substitute teacher lesson plans a whole lot easier. Here you'll find a third grade, day-long sub plan alongside seven activities covering subjects—math, reading, writing, and word...

EngageNY

#### EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 2: Vectors and Matrices

Here's a collection for gamers and non-gamers. The 29 lessons in the Calculus and Advanced Topics Module 2 are divided into five topics: Networks and Matrices, Linear Transformation of Planes and Space, Systems of Linear Equations,...

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#### In Sync Personal Development: Year 8

It’s not easy being a teen. The 10 resources in the In Sync Personal Development unit module help eighth-graders navigate the complex nature of teenage relationships, to help them make mature choices, manage peer pressure and other...

EngageNY

#### EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2b, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom, Super Scientist and Considering How Technologies Are Developed to Meet Societal Needs

The first unit in the three-unit Module 2B series has fifth graders begin to build background knowledge about the process of scientific inquiry and how new or improved technologies are developed to meet society's needs.
Scholars take a...

EngageNY

#### EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2b: Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Inventions That Changed People’s Lives

Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Inventions That Changed People’s Lives is an eight-week, three-unit module designed for fifth graders. In the first unit of the module, scholars examine and discuss a graphic novel,...

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#### Social & Emotional Learning in Middle School: Responsible Decision-Making

Making choices can be scary, especially for middle schoolers. With so many pressures it's hard sometimes to know what to do. Here's a collection of unit and lesson plans, activities and projects, videos and worksheets designed to help...

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#### AP Calculus AB Unit 4: Contextual Applications of Differentiation

The eight lessons in AP Calculus AB Unit 4 focus on the contextual applications of differentiation. Each lesson includes an overview, an instructional video, practice problems, and solutions. Scholars first review the connection between...

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#### Holly Jolly Math Worksheets

From graphing to solving world problems to finding combinations and calculating percentages, these holiday worksheets are perfect for reinforcing various skills during the weeks leading up to Christmas.

EngageNY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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#### Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 3

Make sure your class stays up with the times using this series of math newsletters. Including word problems that cover topics ranging from consumer math and symmetry to graphing and probability, these worksheets are a fun way to...

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#### Problem Solving: Guess and Check

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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#### Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 5

Looking for a way to challenge the problem-solving abilities of your young mathematicians? Then look no further. This collect of newsletter worksheets engages learners with a variety of interesting word problems that cover topics ranging...

Lesson Planet

#### Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric Measurement

Convert young mathematicians' knowledge of place value into an understanding of the metric system with this five-lesson unit. Through a series of problem solving activities and practice exercises, students learn about the relationship...

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#### Fraction and Decimal Word Problems No Problem!

Searching for a way to improve young mathematicians' problem solving skills? Look no further. This comprehensive collection of word problem worksheets has exactly what you need to help students apply their understanding of fractions,...

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#### Problem-Solving Application: Multi-step Problems

Upper graders problem-solve the answers to four mathematical word problems involving fractions. They utilize the process of solving word problems with several steps; multiplication and subtraction.

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#### Problem-Solving Strategies

Help kids think critically about word problems with an assessment that promotes problem solving. Ten problems prompt learners to think about the best way to answer the question, what else they need to know to solve it, and the most...

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#### Problem Solving Cards

Twelve cards and a worksheet make up an activity designed to reinforce problem solving skills. Scholars read and solve a variety of word problems using a graphic organizer to show their work.

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#### Problem-Solving Application: Use Integers

In this problem-solving learning exercise, students practice problem-solving 2 mathematical word problems involving integers and 4 key steps.

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#### Problem Solving: Write a Number Sentence

I really like this worksheet. Kinder or 1st graders read a simple story problem, draw an image to represent the problem, pull out important information, compose a number sentence based on the problem then solve. This is a well-developed...

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#### Problem-Solving Strategy: Guess and Check

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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#### Problem Solving Application: Use a Formula - Practice 21.7

In this mathematical formulas worksheet, 7th graders read the word problems and determine with mathematical formula to use to solve the problem. Students complete five problems.

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#### Problem Solving with Math

Here, young learners work independently to organize information. They are presented with a word problem about kites, and they are provided with a graphic organizer to help them solve the answer. The use of manipulatives is suggested.

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#### Problem Solving: Too Much or Too Little Information

Coach your mathematicians in determining the essential information in solving word problems. This problem-solving strategies worksheet has learners following a 4-step process guide that helps them determine what information is needed...

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#### Problem-Solving: Interpret Remainders Problem Solving 22.5

In this problem solving with division worksheet, 4th graders read a word problem, write sentences about understanding and planning, solve by describing the dividend, divisor, quotient, and remainder, and look back to write a question...

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#### Problem Solving Decisions: Choose a Method

Walk your scholars through the process of finding percentages using this problem-solving learning exercise! A word problem asks students to figure out how many pieces of a puzzle are left, if the completed 750 pieces make up 60% of the...

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#### Problem Solving

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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#### Problem-Solving Strategy: Make an Organized List - Homework 9.5

In this making different combinations worksheet, students read 3 mathematical word problems and make a list for each one. Students figure out all the possible combinations they can think of for answers. Students show each step of their...

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#### Word Problems Solved By S.M.S.

Learners solve word problems with a consumer math emphasis. This lesson plan also contains many strategies and questions learners can ask to solving problems. There is also a bibliography included for resources on problem solving.

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#### Problem Solving - Adding Whole Numbers

In order to practice problem-solving skills, pupils work through a series of word problems. They each determine an answer and then share their thinking process with the class. This lesson demonstrates that there may be more than one way...

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#### Problem Solving Strategy: Draw a Diagram

In this problem solving worksheet, learners review the use of the draw a diagram problem solving strategy. They apply the strategy as they answer 2 short word problems.

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#### Problem Solving Strategy: Draw a Diagram - Practice 10.7

In this problem solving worksheet, 5th graders find the answers to 5 word problems in which they use the draw a diagram strategy. They show their diagram in the space next to each problem.

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#### Problem Solving Strategy: Use a Pattern

Pattern recognition is a skills that can help learners problem solve and build number sense. This simple worksheet requires kids to compete 5 number patterns.

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#### Problem Solving: Work Backward

It's all about working backwards in this problem-solving activity, which has mathematicians examining 6 scenarios and writing out their calculations to solve each. The first 2 are started to guide scholars in this concept, which includes...

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#### Problem Solving Plan, Mental Math: The Perfect Lemonade 1

Find the perfect amount of water for lemonade. Scholars solve the famous problem of measuring four liters of water using a three-liter container and a five-liter container. An interactive allows users to see each step of the solution.

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#### Problem Solving: Use a Table

Providing a variety of problem solving strategies can help a learners work through word problems. This activity introduces the use of a table to help organize information in order to solve a problem involving elapsed time.

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#### How To Work Word Problems in Algebra

Your algebra learners will pick up some solid algebra problem solving skills and a plan of approach for some typical types of word problems in this scripted worksheet that shows how to set up and organize each type of problem, create the...

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#### Divide by 3 Problem Solving 11.3

Youngsters read and solve five division story problems. There will be no remainders. Pupils draw pictures to show their work. An excellent resource!

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#### Word Problem Completion

Measure your learners' problem-solving skills with an assessment chart. As a kid works through a math problem, you can record which strategy he or she uses, as well as whether the learner used the correct computation and operation.

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#### Leveled Problem Solving Solving Multiplication and Division Equations

Sharpen your problem solving skills with this story problem worksheet. There are six multiplication and division problems given.

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#### Reading Comprehension and Problem Solving

Help your class solve story problems. Second graders will work in groups to solve a math story, review the problem solving process, and write in their math journals to reflect on the activity. This activity will also focus on reading...

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#### Year 6: Word Problems

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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#### Solving Real Life Problems

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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#### Problem Solving: Reasonable Answers - Practice 20.8

Learners use various units of measurement to problem solve and determine whether their answers are reasonable. They solve five word problems.

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#### Money Problems: Pounds and Pence

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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#### Can You Solve the River Crossing Riddle?

Getting three wildebeest across a river should be no problem— but what happens when you add three lions to the mix? Watch a video that features a classic river-crossing puzzle with a crocodile twist. Viewers listen as the narrator...

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#### STEM Problem Solving Activities

Need engineering resources? Problem solved! A STEM curriculum resource provides instructors with problem-solving activities. The document has eight parts: (1) electricity, (2) energy, forces, and motion, (3) general problem solving, (4)...

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#### Solving Equations

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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#### The Problem Solving Game

Creativity, communication, cooperation. Pupils assume the role of employees at a game factory working together to develop a new game. Using the principles of the STAR method (Stop, Think, Act, Review), they work in teams to create game...

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#### Winter Multiplication and Division Problem Solving Task Cards

A set of 18 winter-themed multiplication and division word problems is perfect for your math centers right before the holidays. Each problem is numbered and represented on a task card. Young mathematicians write their answers on a...

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#### Multiplication & Division Word Problems

Show your class all the hard work you have put into their lesson by showing this PowerPoint presentation. They will not only be proud of you, but it will help them solve multiplication and division word problems using the algorithms.

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#### Problem Solving: Break a Problem into Parts

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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#### Problem Solving with Equations

Having problems with problem solving? Here's a video for you! Pupils watch an informative YouTube video that describes how to set up and solve equations for a given situation. It shows each step in the problem-solving process for several...

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#### Be a Problem Solving Star

Reach for the STARs! Using the resource, scholars review the STAR (Stop, Think, Act, Review) method and discuss how to use it to solve a math equation. Next, small groups collaborate to solve a common problem in the classroom using the...

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#### Word Problem Solving 3

Three word problems involving measurements, percentages, and expenditures are the focus of this video. Sal shows how to translate word problems into solvable equations.

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#### Problem Solving? Cereal

Young scholars use problem-solving approaches to investigate mathematical content. They formulate problems from situations within and outside mathematics content. They warm up with a survey done by the teacher. Everyone uses practice...

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#### Problem Solving: Multi-Step Problems

In this problem solving worksheet, 5th graders solve 5 multi-step word problems, showing their work. Houghton Mifflin text is referenced.

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#### Solving Two-Step Word Problems Involving Addition and Subtraction of Whole Number Including Money

Students determine how to write equations to solve two-step word problems using addition or subtraction. In this word problem lesson, students review number facts and problem solving steps. They apply the problem solving steps as they...

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#### Deciphering Word Problems in Order to Write Equations

Help young mathematicians crack the code of word problems with this three-lesson series on problem solving. Walking students step-by-step through the process of identifying key information, creating algebraic equations, and finally...

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#### Be a Problem Solving Star

Encourage scholars to problem solve everyday frustrations using the STAR method. Using the acronym, learners remember to stop, think, act, and review. Participants begin with a math analogy in which they problem-solve to find the correct...

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#### Percent of a Number - Problem Solving 19.5

Use this finding the percent in word problems learning exercise to have your learners read, problem solve, and show their work. They solve five problems.

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#### Least Common Multiple - Problem Solving 3.5

Want to show advanced students a real world application for finding a Least Common Multiple? This resource shows young mathematicians one possible use for understanding the concept of LCM. In four word problems revolving around beading...

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#### Subtracting in Word Problems

Here is a real-life subtraction word problem that not only shows how to analyze a word problem but thoroughly describes the subtraction process. This is a fantastic video perfect for introducing both subtraction and problem solving...

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#### STEM Technical-Procedural Problem Solving

Be sure to follow the directions carefully. A set of STEM activities for grades two through three and grades four through five assesses technical and procedural problem solving. The majority of the lessons focus on force and motion,...

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#### Problem Solving Write a Number Sentence

First or Second graders read one story problem about the total number of cars played with. They identify the operation they need to use, write a number sentence and solve.

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#### Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 6

Think, question, brainstorm, and make your way through a newsletter full of puzzles and word problems. The resource includes 10 different newsletters, all with interesting problems, to give class members an out-of-the box math experience.

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#### Word Problem Solving- Exponential Growth And Decay

Concepts from the last few videos, particularly exponential growth and decay functions, are covered in this video about word problems. Viewers can apply their new (or growing) algebraic knowledge to solve the word problems along with Sal.

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#### Problem-Solving Strategy: Use Logical Reasoning

For this problem-solving worksheet, students solve 1 mathematical word problem by figuring out the answers to 7 questions. Students record their answers on the lines provided.

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#### Problem-Solving Decisions: Choose the Operation

In this problem solving worksheet, students read a story problem about the temperature at different altitudes. Students fill out an organization chart to understand the problem, plan a strategy, and then solve it.

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#### Problem-Solving Strategy: Find a Pattern

For this tessellations worksheet, students solve 2 word problems where they use the "make a pattern strategy" to form tessellations from geometric shapes. There is scaffolding for the problem solving strategy.

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#### Problem Solving by Dimensional Analysis

Is your class in another dimension with regards to dimensional analysis? Give them some extra practice with a straightforward activity. Learners convert units by following concise step-wise examples, including setting up the problems....

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#### Word Problem Practice Workbook

Need worksheets that challenge your middle schoolers to apply their understanding of math? Problem solved! From integers, fractions, and percents, to algebra, geometry, and probability, over 100 pages of word problem worksheets are...

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#### Writing Expressions to Solve a Linear Equation App: Stamps

Learners build skills for writing and solving equations with a video that describes the process for writing expressions and then an equation to solve a problem. The problem asks for the number of nickels and dimes needed given a set of...

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#### Fact Families Problem Solving 11.2

Elementary schoolers solve five story problems in which multiplication and division fact families are used to answer the questions.

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#### Leveled Problem Solving: Writing Expressions

In this writing expressions practice worksheet, learners sharpen their problem solving skills as they solve 6 story problems.

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#### Algebra: Squares and Square Roots - Problem Solving 20.6

In this problem solving worksheet, students solve 4 story problems that pertain to length, area, probability and seeing a pattern.

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#### Nothing But Problems

Here is a fabulous instructional activity on problem solving in the mathematical world. In it, third and fourth graders get lots of great coaching on how to approach word problems, and how to best find a solution. They watch an episode...

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#### Multi-Step Problems

Engage your young mathematicians with this multi-step word problem worksheet. Offering five clearly written problems, this exercise challenges children to apply their critical thinking and basic arithmetic skills to a range of real world...

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#### "Andy Works for Charity"

Explore a real-word math problem with your class. Strengthen their problem-solving strategies by coming up with an answer to a money question. They work in groups to determine the answer. Also, they share with the class the various...

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#### Using Compensatory Numbers to Subtract

Second graders start thinking about compensatory numbers and how they can be used to subtract without regrouping. They work through a series of four activities that span several days and engage them in pair work and problem solving with...

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#### Real-life Word Problems, Part 5

Bring these four word problems to your second grade class to reinforce addition, subtraction, and money math. The problems provide space to write out the proper equations, as well as separate areas to fill in the answers. Use these...

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#### Transforming Word Problems into Number Sentences Transforming Word Problems into Number Sentences

Practice using problem solving strategies by breaking down word problems into a series of visual "stair" steps. Learners restate what is being asked, locate word clues, eliminate unnecessary information, and determine the operation to be...

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#### Task: Mini-Problems

Your learners will expand their deeper-thinking and problem-solving skills while they model these real-life scenarios using linear functions. Beginning with the creation of tables, equations, and graphs for each situation, learners are...

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#### Two Passing Bicycles Word Problems

In this video, Sal solves a word problem sent in by a listener that has two cyclists riding towards each other over a given amount of time. It is an interesting problem regarding ratios and the relationship between distance, rate, and...

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#### Problem Solving 2-3

Using everyday, familiar scenarios, this problem solving learning exercise has students read math story problems and determine the operation necessary to solve each. Students determine the necessary information, and utilize either basic...

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#### What Are the Ways You Can Solve a System of Linear Equations?

Confronted with a system of equations? This tutorial briefly describes the three ways systems of equations can be solved. Substitution, graphing, and the elimination method are all covered. The only thing this video is missing is example...

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#### Problem Solving Process: One-To-One Correspondence

First graders observe and demonstrate a variety of problem solving strategies to solve problems involving one-to-one correspondence and whole numbers to 100. They discuss the steps of the problem solving process, and solve a word...

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#### Problem-Solving Strategy: Write an Equation

In this problem solving strategies worksheet, students solve 2 word problems where they use the "write and equation" strategy. Students reflect on how writing an equation helped them solve the problem. A 3 step problem solving example is...

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#### Problem Solving

Second graders practice problem solving strategies. In this problem solving lesson, 2nd graders use strategies such as guess and check, acting out, drawing pictures and looking for patterns to solve problems. Students work in groups to...

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#### Problem-Solving Strategy: Use Logical Reasoning

In this problem solving activity, students use logical reasoning to solve each of 4 problems. The word problems pertain to the position of people in line, theater seating and identification of who plays what instrument in a talent show.

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#### Problem-Solving Decisions: Explain Your Solution

In this problem solving strategies worksheet, students answer 5 word problems where draw diagrams and write and explanation to explain their solutions for calendar problems and problems that involve combinations.

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#### Problem-Solving Strategy: Use Logical Reasoning Practice 13.4

In this problem solving strategy worksheet, students read 3 different story problems. Students use logical reasoning to solve.

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#### Developing Problem Solving Skills

For this problem solving worksheet, students solve 5 problems in which mixed operations and strategies are used. Students decide on a method and solve, showing all work.

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#### Problem-Solving Decision: Too Much or Too Little Information

In this problem solving worksheet, 4th graders examine statements in a table to determine if they have too little or too much information. They answer 5 questions based on the information and add the details as needed.

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#### Problem Solving: Use A Table

For this problem solving worksheet, students analyze the information on a data table that shows student votes for field trip ideas. Students answer 6 questions about the table. Students also poll friends and make a table of their own.

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#### Problem-Solving Strategy: Make and Use a Graph

In this problem solving worksheet, students color a pictograph that fits a story about a group of children collecting jars. Students then answer 8 questions with the information about the graph.

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#### Problem-Solving Application: Use Rational Numbers

In this rational numbers worksheet, students solve 4 word problems that require the use of rational numbers. A 4 step problem solving process is provided.

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#### Using Algebra to Explore Problem Space

Students apply their knowledge of math by rewriting word problems using equations. In this word problem lesson, students build upon previous knowledge as they set up the correct steps to solve word problems. This lesson is full of hints...

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#### Problem-Solving Application: Use a Schedule - Practice 12.6

Use the summer camp schedule to answer the four word problems provided. Elapsed time problems are the focus, and there is an area next to each problem to show work.

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#### Word Problems of Equal Share and Equal Groups

Explore this engaging approach to division problem solving with young scholars. They construct story problems after drawing 3 cards that give them a type of object, how many they have of that object, and the number of groups the object...

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#### Problem Solving Plan, Mental Math: The Perfect Lemonade 2

Drink in this resource. Young problem solvers investigate a different way of looking at the problem of filling four liters of water from a three-liter cylinder and a five-liter cylinder. Isometric grids help with this understanding.

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#### Problem Solving: Guess and Check

In this guess and check worksheet, students look at 4 packages of stickers with the amount of stickers in each package labeled. Students then use the guess and check strategy to solve 1 word problem. Scaffolding is provided for the guess...

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#### Problem-Solving Strategies

In this problem solving worksheet, students complete a test preparation practice for word problems. Students read and answer 6 multiple choice questions.

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#### Measurement and Time Problems

Take a deeper look at the steps used to solve measurement and time problems. One word problem involving measurement and 1 word problem involving time is taken apart and described in terms of the strategies used to solve each. A...

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#### Placing the First Digit - Problem Solving 22.7

In this using data learning exercise, students solve 5 word problems where they use data presented in a table. Students must multiply or divide 3 digit numbers in order to solve the problems.

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#### Solving Problems and Puzzles

Review the 7's times tables how they relate to division, fractions, problems solving, and using a chart. Basic problem solving strategies are encouraged for each set of different problems.

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#### Problem Solving and Puzzles: 3

Your class can use this to warm up or to discuss their problem solving strategies. They review the 8's times tables, relate the multiplication problems to division, then use a chart to solve a word problem involving money.

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#### Using Proportions to Solve Problems

Skittles and math? Pupils will work as a class to determine how many orange Skittles are in a large bag by using proportions. They will problem solve, estimate, and share their thinking. Then, they will each receive a small bag of...

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#### Word Problems

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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#### Problem Solution Writing

Students, after brainstorming possible problem solving activities, choose from one of the many and write what the problem is and a solution to solve it.

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#### Equation Solving Review A

Time to practice linear equations. The sectioned worksheet starts with simple linear problems and increases to multi-step and rational coefficient problems.

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#### Word Problem Solving Plan 1

Word problems are a problem no more with this helpful and informative video. Sal demonstrates different ways to solve typical algebraic word problems (and one geometry problem), especially how to translate the word problem into an...

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#### Algebra Word Problems, No Problem!

No worries. Problem-solving steps are emphasized on every reproducible worksheet in this packet containing about 75 word problems. Each problem set leads learners step by step through the problem-solving process as they practice...

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#### Count On to Add

In this problem solving worksheet, 1st graders use a number line to solve 4 story problems. Students will "count on" to add in order to solve these problems.

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#### Problem-Solving Application: Use a Graph - Homework 10.8

In this using a graph to solve word problems activity, learners choose graphs to display data sets, explain and show their graph, and solve the problems. Students solve three word problems.

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#### Problem Solving: Draw a Picture - English Learners 2.7

In this problem solving activity, students circle numbers that answer questions, after reading a given example. Houghton Mifflin text is referenced.

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#### Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities

One thing that puzzles a lot of young algebrists is the factors in a word problem that are taken as "understood". This presentation on solving systems of linear inequalities does a great job walking the learner through how to tease those...

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#### Solve Multiplication Problems: Using Repeated Addition

While young mathematicians are still working to memorize their multiplication facts, teach them how to use repeated addition when solving multiplication problems. The second video in a series models this skill with multiple examples,...

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#### Solving with Inverse Operations

What does order of operations have to do with solving equations? A video explains solving two-step equations using a do/undo chart. Learners recognize the operations within an equation and use inverse operations to undo those operations.

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#### Solving Systems Graphically

When guess and check gets old, it's time to start graphing! An instructive lesson explains how to solve a system of linear equations using graphing. Equations are in both slope-intercepts and standard form.

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#### Multiplication Word Problems

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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#### How Do You Use Multiplication with Negative Numbers to Solve an Inequality Word Problem?

Solve this real world word problem in just one written step. The original inequality is a division problem, so to solve it, use the multiplication property of inequality. Was the problem solved by multiplying a negative number? Yes! So...

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#### Problem Solving When the Percent Changes

Use more than one whole to solve percent problems. The ninth installment in a 20-part series has pupils work percent problems in which they must determine two wholes. Individuals use double number lines to represent and solve the...

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#### Physical Education: Mission Possible

Students participate in a physical education activity, Mission Possible, where they attempt to steal a jug of jewels. They must successfully overcome five challenge areas to complete the activity. Students develop cooperative...

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#### Weighted Averages

Mixtures, weighted percentages, and varying speeds make problem solving difficult. The resource give learners a strategy for tackling these types of problems effectively.

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#### Solving Problems by Finding Equivalent Ratios

Combine total quantities and equivalent ratios in problem solving. The fifth lesson plan in a series of 29 presents problems that can be solved using equivalent ratios. Pupils use part-to-part ratios and either sums or differences of the...

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#### Problem Solving Using Rates, Unit Rates, and Conversions

Find a way to work with rates. The 23rd part in a 29-part series presents work problems for the class to solve given work rates. Pupils compare rates to determine which is faster. Some problems require learners to convert the rates to...

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#### Leveled Problem Solving: The Distributive Property

Use this distributive property practice instructional activity to have your learners sharpen their problem solving skills as they solve six story problems.

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#### Subtraction Problems

In need of a complete and thorough presentation that shows reviews and implements problem solving? Four basic problem-solving steps are outlined, and a complex word problem involving subtraction is presented and used to demonstrate the...

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#### Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Quadratic Formula

Work your way through different quadratic equations with this problem solving resource. The worksheet has twenty problems of different difficulties to get your learners confident in solving these types of problems.

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#### Make a Table

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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#### Find a Percent - Problem Solving 18.2

In this percentages problem solving worksheet, students practice their math skills as they solve 4 word problems that require them to find percentages.

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#### Summer Machines Activity: How Can We Move This Box of Blocks?

Young scholars discover there's more than one way to move a heavy load. In this problem solving lesson, students use observation and problem-solving skills as they experiment with simple machines in order to transport loads.

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#### Leveled Problem Solving Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

In this multiplying fractions and whole numbers practice worksheet, students sharpen their problem solving skills as they solve 6 story problems.

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#### Math Stars: a Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 8

You've just hit the jackpot of integrating math problems and riddles with this jumbo-sized resource! Written as a newsletter, scroll through 35 pages of puzzles and quality problems to engage and encourage your learners to inquire and...

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#### Add Three Numbers - Leveled Problem Solving

There are many ways to add. Learners add 3 single digit number together to find an answer to each of the 6 word problems. A great worksheet that builds problem solving and basic addition skills.

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#### Hundreds and Tens Problem Solving 20.1

Add hundreds and problem solving at the same time! The class reads each of the 5 word problems, uses the scaffolded workspace, and determines an answer. They count on by hundreds to find a sum.

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#### Problem Solving Strategy: Make and Use a Graph

Learners follow the directions and use the information provided to complete a simple pictograph about jars collected over several weeks. They use the information to answer a series of related questions.

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