*A great word problem solving strategy that breaks down the steps to solve any math word problem. Helps students solve word problems by using the acronym S.T.A.R.
S-Stop and read the problem carefully
T-Think about your plan and the strategy you will use
A-Act follow your plan and solve the problem
R-Review your answer and check
*First page is a full color handout/poster that explains the S.T.A.R word problem solving strategy. Gives detailed strategies for students to work out word problems.
*Second Page is a full color handout that students can use to work out their word problems. Has blank spaces for students to go through the S.T.A.R word problem solving process.
**Classroom use tip: Print front/back for each student. Laminate/or use sheet protectors and expos, making it dry erase. Have students place in a three prong folder or binder to use over and over for math word problems.