# Math Problem Solving Steps (with Interactive Notebook Option)

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Common Core Standards
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This math resource was created as a unique and strategic way of helping students in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades develop and strengthen the essential critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, and language arts skills needed in order to master the concept of successfully solving simplistic and complex math word problems.

What's included?

*For The Teacher:

--“What does good problem-solving look like?”

--Question Stems (three versions)

--Teacher Talk Points (4 pages)

--Guided Introductory lesson to 6 Steps for Problem-Solving Success (12 pages)

*For the Student:

--Two (2) Student Covers (1 w/boy; 1 w/girl)

--Problem Solver’s Checklist

--6 Steps for Problem-Solving Success Handout (3 Versions)

--Two-Page 6 Steps for Problem-Solving Success Guided Lesson Handout

--Three (3) 6 Steps for Problem-Solving Success Practice Printables

*Anchor Charts:

--Sixteen (16) Black and White Mini-Header Charts

--Seven (7) Anchor Charts Full-Size With Pictorial Support

--Seven (7) Anchor Charts Full-Size With No Pictures

--Seven (7) Anchor Charts Full-Size Black and White

*Nine (9) Word Problem Printables:

*Four (4) Key Math Words and Phrases Handouts (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division)

Gentle Suggestions/Tips/Reminders:

*INK SAVER ALERT! But for a few nonessential pages, the pages in this product have been created using black, white, and gray ink. TIP: Copy the covers and anchor charts on bright colored paper to give them a look that “pops!” :)

*Because this is a resource for students in grades 1-3, it’s crucial to model these 6 steps for problem-solving success during EVERY math lesson.

*This resource includes three (3) versions of both the question stems and 6 Steps for Problem-Solving Success. REMINDER: The Student Strips can be copied, cut, and pasted into interactive notebooks or math journals.

*There are twenty-one (21) full page (8.5 x 11 portrait-sized) AND sixteen (16) mini-header anchor charts included with this resource. Choose the set of anchor charts that best fits the academic needs and levels of your kiddos.

*Nine (9) word problem printables for students in grades 1, 2, and 3 are included. IMPORTANT: For 1st graders, it is suggested that they complete printables 1A, 1B, and 1C. For 2nd graders, it is suggested that they complete printables 2A, 2B, and 2C and for 3rd graders, it is suggested that printables 3A, 3B, and 3C be completed. These printables may be completed as informal assessments; exit tickets; pre-/post- lesson assessments; or during math centers/rotations/workshop. They may also be used as morning/bell/seat work or as homework assignments.

*For your convenience, answer keys for the 6 Steps for Problem-Solving Success Practice Printables and all nine (9) word problem printables are included with this resource.

Happy problem-solving for math! :)

--Evenings With Drake

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90 pages
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