# Math Problem Solving Strategies Doodle Notes

^{th}- 6

^{th}, Homeschool

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### Description

These Math Problem Solving Strategies Doodle Notes will help your students:

- Get organized for problem solving
- Use symbols and color coding to help remember the strategies
- Practice writing more in math class

The notes can be kept in students’ math notebooks or binders as reference pages to use throughout the year.

**Included in this easy-prep set of Problem Solving Strategies Doodle Notes:**

1) A “main” problem solving page that lists the steps for problem solving, as well as the various strategies.

2) An introduction page for each of these 8 problem solving strategies, with a specific problem to solve and the steps taken to use the given strategy, to solve the given problem:

- Make an Organized List
- Guess and Check
- Work Backward
- Make a Table
- Look for Patterns
- Draw a Picture/Diagram
- Write an Equation
- Use Logical Reasoning

3) A **teaching guide/answer key** for each introduction page

4) A **practice page **for each strategy, with **answer key**

5) A **colored sample **of each introduction page

6) An **editable page** with no title or problem, so you can add you own problems and titles for more practice – **you can only ADD to the page**; the template itself can’t be altered.

**What teachers are saying about this resource:**

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ *“These are great for working through the different strategies. I am using a new one each week. My 6th graders love coloring them in when they are done.”*

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️*“This resource is perfect for the beginning of the year to set students up for success during the school year!”*

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️*“I used this resource to introduce each Problem-Solving strategy. This resources provides the background information, example problems, and the opportunity to model solutions and self-checking strategies. I then followed up with additional problems that utilized the same strategies.”*

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️*“Visually helped my students to understand how to read and solve word problem but more importantly they had fun doing it.”*

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