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# Math Problem-Solving Unit {Brian Break Apart Badger}

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Astute Hoot
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K - 3rd, Homeschool
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92 pages
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Astute Hoot
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### Description

Math Intervention: Our CCSS aligned math intervention unit provides 14-20 days worth of differentiated problem-solving activities to give students the strategies they need to solve word problems. Perfect for general education, special education, RTI and math intervention! Can be used with students in grades K-3.

Brian the Breaking Badger is a strategy animal in the Problem-Solving Pond series. Brian helps students use place value knowledge to decompose or break each number apart into hundreds, tens and ones. Depending on the problem, Brian teaches students to add or subtract each place value (first hundreds, then tens, and finally ones). Students will then add or subtract all numbers to solve the problem. When students use the breaking apart strategy, they strengthen mental computation, build number sense and solidify foundational place value skills.

Brian uses a special rhyming poem to teach the students how to use the breaking apart strategy to solve a variety of story or word problems. Brian's unit includes:

--Introduction to Problem-Solving Pond Unit
--Suggestions for Use
--Detailed math intervention lesson plan using gradual release of responsibility method
--"I Can" statements
--Problem-solving journal with differentiation and reflection opportunities (perfect for center work, homework or as an assessment)
--Addition, subtraction and multi-step word problem banks
--Essential questions, self-reflection stems and discussion prompts
--3 Problem-solving rubrics
--"Hazel Meets the Math Strategy Animals" book

BEST VALUE - Math Problem Solving Essentials Bundle {K-3}
Contains an entire year's worth of math intervention problem solving lessons and activities with the following strategy animals:

--Modeling Mouse
--Drawing Dragonfly
--Counting Crocodile
--Hopping Hare
--Tabling Turtle
--Equating Earthworm
--Upton Understanding Fish
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### Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones. Understand the following as special cases:
Add within 100, including adding a two-digit number and a one-digit number, and adding a two-digit number and a multiple of 10, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used. Understand that in adding two-digit numbers, one adds tens and tens, ones and ones; and sometimes it is necessary to compose a ten.
Subtract multiples of 10 in the range 10-90 from multiples of 10 in the range 10-90 (positive or zero differences), using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.
Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.