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Want to see if your kids really know what they are doing when they are problem solving? Want to focus your kids into the process of problem solving? This simple one page problem solver includes a place for students to choose their strategy, to choose their math concept, to show their work, and to justify their answer. It also includes a grading rubric that allows you to show them what they need to work on to become better problem solvers. This file is saved as a .doc fully editable page, so that you can type the word problem into the page, print and copy. No waiting for students to copy problems, no worrying if they copied them correctly, just an easy way to teach and assess problem solving in Math.
MVP's in Math focus on the Most Valuable Practices- mathematical practices in the Common Core! 18 cubes included to prompt students to discuss and record thinking when problem solving!
Use these poetry analysis strategies, which require middle school and high school students to use critical thinking skills. For more critical thinking activities, visit my store at www.teacherspayte... This image can be obtained for free in the PREVIEW download for the "I Dream" 20 Poetry Analysis and Speech Activities product.
Here's an editable problem-solving template that focuses on the strategies Draw a Picture, Find a Pattern, Choose an Operation, and Make a Table. There is room for students to show their work as well as write out the steps they followed to solve the problem.
Depth and Complexity Bookmarks. Very simple and easy tool for engaging your students and increasing critical thinking!