Do your students struggle with knowing how big or small a problem really is? Do they need visual support and ideas on how to appropriately react to a small, medium, or big problem?Download this simple and cute lesson/activity to work on size of the problem!
great activity teaching rations and proportions plus useful link to Dan Meyer's Three Act Math Tasks which is a collection of creative real-world math problems supported by videos (math centre enrichment?) | math problem-solving
Mystery Mail Inference Activity. Could easily be extended throughout the year, and for upper grade levels, to include inductive and deductive reasoning. Picture links to blog explaining the project and to TeachersPayTeachers to purchase the packet ($4).