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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.
Problem Solving Strategies Worksheets ($)
Whether you are a seasoned math journal user or are ready to dabble for the first time, this resource has something for you! This download is a set of math journal problems which are perfect for most intermediate (grades 3-5) students and provide real-world problem solving practice including fun and exciting, non-traditional math journal problems including word problems, “Mystery Numbers”, “True/False Statements”, and “Tell me what you know about…” problems. $5.00
CUBE Math Problem Solving Strategy. Here's a good strategy for reading word problems.
It's finally here! Set 2 of the best selling open ended math challenge series! Whether you use for whole class problem solving, enrichment, cooperative learning, or for a student needing something more, these 3 problems are high interest and challenging. Each problem also has an enrichment component!