Multi-Step Word Problems {March}

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This 4th grade problem solving resource is a great way to support your students’ understanding and application of mathematical practices and problem solving skills while opening up valuable mathematical discourse in your classroom. Word Problem of the week provides your students with real-world, multi-step word problems in a quick and engaging format!

This product includes 5 different main word problem slides. Each slide contain multi-step word problems all connecting to a special day or event during the month of May! Each word problem is broken down into parts so that students can work on the problem in just 5-10 minutes a day throughout the week. Also included for each main slide is a "Critiquing the Reasonableness" slide which gives students practice critiquing, searching for errors, and proving answers.

Included in this resource:
• Product Overview
• Suggestions for Use
• Word Problem CCSS Overview
• The Eight Mathematical Practices information sheet
• Word Problem of the Week Student “Box” Work Sheet (2 versions)
• Word Problem of the Week Student Work Flip Book
• Word Problem of the Week Mathematical Practices by the Day
• Student Directions by the Day
• Word Problem of the Week printable versions for interactive notebooks (5 pages)
• Answer Key for all parts of each word problem
• Scoring Rubric for Mathematical Practices (2 pages)
→ Word Problem of the Week PowerPoint Show (5 problems/11 slides)
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This 41 page product contains everything you need to help you help you students become more comfortable and successful at solving word problems and the 8 Mathematical Practices.
Main Resource file - 18 product pages
PowerPoint Show - 11 pages
PDF of Problems - 11 pages
Interactive Notebook Foldable book - 1 page
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This product was created to use with 4th graders and supports 4th grade CCSS. However, it would also help support older students.

---------------[ HOW IT WORKS]---------------

→ Monday – Make sense of the problem
→ Tuesday – Do the math and model with mathematics
→ Wednesday – check for reasonableness and construct a viable argument.
→ Thursday – Extend your thinking with an extension/challenge problem that builds from the previous problem or asks students to user higher level mathematical skills.
→ Friday – Critique the Reasoning of Others – Students look at example student work and judge reasonableness, discuss errors, prove or disprove solutions, etc.

★ → For a video overview of the Word Problem of the Week resources click HERE

---------------[LOTS OF OPTIONS]---------------

Word problems come in three variations:
1. PowerPoint presentation that helps you show just the information you want your students to see each day.
2. PDF – For full color printing or in case you do not have PowerPoint.
3. ½ sheet printable version easy to use for math journals or interactive notebooks. (To save color ink, print in B&W)

Student answer sheets also come in two versions:
1. Full page “Box” answer sheet with boxes for each day of the week.
2. Flip book for interactive notebooks.

Also Available:
Word Problem of the Week {January}
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**This product is the work of T.Danley of Literacy Loves Company. It is intended to support the implementation of the CCSS. No approval by, nor association with, the creators of the CCSS is intended or implied.

"The Common Core Standards were written and developed by The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. © Copyright 2010. National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved."
Total Pages
41 Product Pages
Answer Key
Included with Rubric
Teaching Duration
1 Month

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Multi-Step Word Problems {March}
Multi-Step Word Problems {March}
Multi-Step Word Problems {March}
Multi-Step Word Problems {March}