The TIPS problem solving strategy is simple for students to learn and implement when solving math word problems. These interactive notes are perfect to add to math notebooks, math journals, or use as a handout. Teach your students this method at the beginning of the year and watch them succeed with story problems using this method!
The TIPS strategy teaches students to THINK about what is being asked and what operation is needed, IDENTIFY the important information, PLAN the problem (write equation), and SOLVE.
This method is perfect for grades 3 and up!
Included: student page, teacher notes, answer key