This is an excellent little reminder for students of possible paths to take while problem-solving. Printed 6 a page this little "cheat sheet" fits well inside a spiral or math journal. Students can refer to it whenever they feel stuck while tackling tougher word problems.
* Make a list
* Draw a picture
* Make a chart or table
* Work backwards
* Simplify the problem
* Guess and check
* Find a pattern
* Write an equation
The preview will give you a look at this file. Included:
* small cheat sheets (printed 6 per page)
* one large version (prints 1 per page)
Print in black and white or color.
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