The steps in these math story problems were created for the purpose of making sense of a problem, instead of using tricks and key words to solve a problem. Students must understand what the problem is asking them to do before solving it.
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…
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.
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 http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Reflective-Thinker This image can be obtained for free in the PREVIEW download for the "I Dream" 20 Poetry Analysis and Speech Activities product.