Directions: Teachers can use “Problem of the Day” as either an informal check for deeper understanding or formative assessment. Scoring Rubric is provided so teachers may keep track of the critical thinking skills of their students. Teachers may decide to use these as part of centers, mini-lesson, end of week formative, or even homework. The beauty of this product is that you decide to use it based on your students’ needs!
• 5 Problems of the Day OR Week
o student shows work
o explains reasoning
o teacher comments
• Scoring Rubric
o There are two rubrics per page in order to save a bit of paper.
• Each problem reflects those concepts that encompass Numbers and Operations in Base Ten and Operations and Algebraic Thinking. Specific standards include:
o NBT.3, NBT.5, NBT.6, OA.3