Problem Solving Journal Prompts: 170+ Word Problems for Problem of the Day

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Problem Solving Journal Prompts: A Full Year of Prompts (170+ word problems) Perfect for Problem of the Day or Math Interactive Notebooks

Math journals are a great way to get students to think about their reasoning. They promote critical thinking skills and push students to utilize metacognition. This growing bundle will provide you with problem solving questions for the entire year. Designed to teach students to think critically about math problems through the use of graphic organizers, this pack is perfect for Problem of the Day or as a challenge for early finishers.

With 171 problems included, this product is designed to provide you and your students with problem solving that will develop the essential skills necessary to attack word problems, think critically, and provide explanations for their process and reasoning.

Designed for third and fourth grade, each question contains a large prompt with photograph that is designed for display and discussion, 2 different interactive journal formats, and 2 different problem solving templates. The prompts will push students to discuss and support their thinking and make for great class discussion and are flexible enough to allow students to use a variety of strategies to solve.

Units Included
• Place Value
• Time & Money
• Addition & Subtraction
• Multiplication & Division
• Geometry
• Graphing & Data Analysis
• Fractions
• Decimals
• Measurement
• Financial Literacy - NEWLY ADDED

All topics include:
• At least 12+ word problems per topic with full, large, and journal-size (with up to 30 for some topics)
• 3 different problem solving templates including two for each prompt to allow for differentiation
• Slideshow version of all prompts for projector
• Guide for suggested use & lesson structure

Download the preview to try an example prompt for free!


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Addition and Subtraction Problem Solving Math Journal Prompts
Time and Money Problem Solving Math Journal Prompts
Multiplication and Division Problem Solving Math Journal Prompts


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© 2015 The Third Wheel. All rights reserved by author. These materials are intended for personal use by a single classroom only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. For use in multiple classrooms, please purchase additional licenses. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. See product file for clip art and font credits.

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