CUBES is a problem solving technique that is easy for students to remember. This strategy has worked for my students to help make sure they do not miss anything when solving word problems, especially multi-step word problems!
AVAILABLE IN COLOR AND BLACK/WHITE.
C-Circle the numbers
U-Underline the question
B-Box the key words
E-Evaluate the problem (what should I do?)
S-Solve the problem (show your work)