Ever wish your students would read multiplication and division multi-step word problems multiple times to understand and solve the problem? For the weeks leading up to your holiday break, doing one problem a day will help your students continue to grow as problem solvers. This collection of 10 HOLIDAY no-prep common core story structure multi-step word problems are on a graphic organizer that uses close reading strategies. You also will get a blank graphic organizer that is perfect as a classroom poster to be used with your own problems!
"After four reads, students have said to me that this is the FIRST TIME they ever actually understood word problems and knew how to solve them!"
Students read the Christmas or Hanukkah word problem four different times with a different purpose each time:
★ #1 - Identify the basis of the problem and what it’s about.
★ #2 - Identify the numbers in the problem and what they describe.
★ #3 - Create a model or drawing to represent the problem.
★ #4 - Write the equation that represents the problem.
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After four reads, students have said to met that this is the FIRST TIME they ever actually understood word problems and knew how to solve them!
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