Teaching learners to be problem solvers is an important part of common core math, but it can be very challenging. These lessons make problem solving engaging and fun by focusing on art! 4 lessons are included to help students understand how to solve problems and how to write their own word problems.There is also an awesome art project that incorporates problem solving!
Every lesson includes 6 components:
Warm Up - fun game or activity build number fluency
Brain Stretch- application word problem
Pep Talk- explicit introduction of new skill
Huddle Up- cooperative learning opportunity
Practice Time- practice page and work mat
Cool Down- closing activity or assessment
Student work pages and work mats are included! The solving part unknown word problems lesson has 9 different word problem activity pages with different art frames to create a class display! There are also 9 different frames includes for the writing part unknown word problems lesson!