Meet Goofus! He struggles in math, and he makes lots of mistakes. Extend your students' learning by having them examine Goofus' mistakes. Can they identify what went wrong? After explaining what Goofus did wrong, students show him how to solve the problems correctly.
This FREE preview gives you an idea of a one page classic "Goofus" worksheet. Most sets of Goofus come with additional teaching materials including anchor charts, multiple worksheets, games, vocabulary activities, and /or lesson ideas.
These are great for homework or math centers to check for comprehension of math concepts. If students can analyze and explain another student's mistakes, they are showing higher order thinking skills. Great for the common core.
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