Math - The Grass Strategy - use this problem solving framework to get students to think more deeply about their math problem. This also provides a step by step systematic approach for students to use when faced with a word problem.
Free! Math Buddy Chat is a step-by-step method for students to solve word problems with a buddy. In this activity, students alternate between working independently and working together as they solve each problem. To make this activity really easy to implement, I created a PowerPoint that you can download and show to your students as you walk them through this 4-step problem-solving method.