What are the ages of Tom’s kids?
How did Lisa figure out the ages, based on the clues given, even when it doesn’t seem like enough information?
Challenge your students to problem solve their way through Tom’s clues to figure out the ages of his children, as Lisa did!
This download includes a complete problem-solving journey to get your students thinking, including 2 unique, engaging, problem-solving tasks; the Problem, and its Exstemsion.
Created by teachers, with teachers and parents in mind, each task is built to challenge students to use their prior knowledge, and think creatively as they strive to solve the context-driven problems.
This download includes the following additional teaching tools:
•Thinking skills (what kind of thinking are kids building here?)
•Supporting Questions (ideas for the questions you might as a student when they are stuck, place where they are most likely to get stuck!)
•Big Ideas (what are the math ideas built through this problem?)
No PREP required! Each challenge is ready to PRINT, and comes with an easy to use, 100% complete, and detailed solution!
Number theory/sense and logical thinking
Perfect for grades 6+