When problem solving it is important for students to explain their thinking. This product supports the 8 Mathematical Practices while providing a basis for an introduction into "thinking about their thinking". The student page provides a space at the top for plugging in any type of story problem so as to ensure this product can be used throughout the year and with any unit.
Color and Blackline copies are included in this download. Color pages can be printed out on cardstock and used as a bulletin board or reference support within the classroom or at a center. The blackline copies can be used when a color printer is unavailable or for repeated use within the classroom.
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