# Multiplication and Division: Problem Solving Journal Prompts

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Common Core Standards
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Create a classroom of problem solvers by using daily Math Journal Prompts. Forty-five math journal prompts aligned to Common Core 3.OA are included in this packet. Copy and cut apart journal prompts to glue in math journals to give students daily problem solving practice. Also appropriate for advanced 2nd and struggling 4th graders. Answer key, complete directions with photos, teacher display pages, and student scale included.

Journal Prompts include:
basic multiplication
division
inverse operations
unknown variables
2 Step problems

Use Journal Prompts to:
• Increase problem solving abilities
• Increase math standardized test scores
• Help students to write to explain their thinking
• Model problem solving strategies
• Introduce daily math lessons
• Assess student thinking before or after concepts are taught

How to Use Journal Prompts:
• Print the student pages and teacher pages aligned to the standards you want to teach.
• Cut apart and ask students to glue the journal prompts into math journals or notebooks.
• Allow students to solve the journal prompts by creating a model, equation, and written explanation.
• Pick students to share solutions and strategies used to solve the warm up.
• Highlight effective strategies used to solve the journal prompts.
• Redirect misconceptions and allow students to correct or add to their warm up explanation.

FREE Problem Solving Journal Prompts: 3.OA
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Problem Solving Journal Prompts BUNDLE

Check out the rest of my CCSS aligned Math Journal Prompts!
Problem Solving Journal Prompts: Geometry
Problem Solving Journal Prompts: Measurement and Data
Problem Solving Journal Prompts: Fractions 3.NF
FREE Problem Solving Journal Prompts: 3.NBT
Total Pages
40 pages
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
2 months
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