Tape diagrams (bar models) are an excellent way to solve multiplication and division problems! This pack will help your students learn to analyze story problems, identify the operation needed, identify the question, use tape diagrams to model and solve, and interpret tape diagrams to write their own story problems.
• Tape diagram teaching posters to guide students in using tape diagrams
• Task cards/Matching Activity - Includes 10 problem cards, 10 tape diagram cards, and 10 equation cards. These can be used in a variety of ways. Have students match each problem with the correct tape diagram model and equations. Provide just the story problems and have students solve on their own. Provide just the tape diagram cards and have students create equations and/or story problems to go with them.
• 2 Assessments/worksheets and answer key
Once your students learn to use tape diagrams, I think you'll see them become much more proficient at problem solving