This product features butterfly themed word problems in all 14 problem types for Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) including:
• Join Problems — Joint Result Unknown, Join Change Unknown, Join Start Unknown
• Separate Problems — Separate Result Unknown, Separate Change Unknown, Separate Start Unknown
• Part-Part-Whole Problems — Part-Part-Whole with the Whole Unknown, Part-Part-Whole with One Part Unknown
• Compare Problems — Compare Difference Unknown, Compare Quantity Unknown, Compare Referent Unknown
• Multiplication and Division Problems — Multiplication, Measurement Division, Partitive Division
Perfect for grades K – 2 since you choose the actual numbers for each problem according to your students’ needs. For each CGI problem type, the problem is typed up in a large one-page version that can be shown on the board, under a document camera, or on your computer with a projector. A cut and paste version for student math journals with 6-8 per page and a teacher record sheet for each problem that can be used for small group planning and anecdotal notes are also included. Each page has an abbreviation for the problem type and an abbreviation key is included. Correlated to the K-2 CCSS math standards, but also meets other math standards. For more independent problem solving practice, task cards are also included. There is a set for numbers up to 20 and a set for numbers up to 100. Each set also comes in a color version and a black and white ink friendly version.
If you are teaching a thematic unit on butterflies, you may also be interested in my Lifecycle of Butterfly Observation Journal
If you like using CGI word problems, check out my other themed sets:
Cookies - CGI Math Word Problems
Sliding on the Ice- CGI Penguin Word Problems
Cooking It Up - CGI Math Word Problems
CGI Math Word Problems - A Day at the Beach
At the End of the Rainbow CGI Math Word Problems
Hopping Down the Bunny Trail - CGI Math Word Problems
CGI Apple Word Problems
Barnyard CGI Word Problems
CGI Math Word Problems - Zoo Animals
Will You Be My Valentine? CGI Math Word Problems
It's Snowing - CGI Math Word Problems
CGI Math Word Problems - Spiders
You can also save money with bundled sets of these themes:
The Ultimate CGI Word Problem Bundle
CGI Word Problem Task Card Bundle - Numbers to 20
CGI Word Problem Task Card Bundle - Numbers to 100
Based on the following research and practical insights:
Carpenter, Thomas P., Elizabeth Fennema, Megan Loef Franke, and Linda Levi. 1999. Children’s Mathematics: Cognitively Guided Instruction. Portsmouth, NH:Heinemann.
Wedekind, Kassia Omohundro. 2011. Math Exchanges: Guiding Young Mathematicians in Small-Group Meetings. Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers.
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