Choose the Operation: Using a Problem Solving Approach

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Do your students have difficulty choosing the operation when solving word problems? Most do! The tasks in this unit use a problem solving approach to help students learn to visualize the math needed to solve a problem and carefully analyze the information provided and the question being asked. Many of the tasks can be used in multiple ways!

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Includes:
• 18 cards showing multiplication situations (9 cards) and corresponding facts (9 cards)
• Sorting strips with 11 word problems using all four operations
• 8 story problems requiring students to provide missing information needed to solve the problem
• 3 sets of story problems using a similar scenario, but requiring different operations
• 27 cards showing addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts using similar numbers (use with You Write the Story and Show It Two Ways)
• You Write the Story recording sheet (use with the fact cards)
• Show It Two Ways recording sheet (use with the fact cards)

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Choose the Operation: Using a Problem Solving Approach
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Choose the Operation: Using a Problem Solving Approach
Choose the Operation: Using a Problem Solving Approach
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