Your students will be THANKFUL TO LEARN great strategies for solving word problems with this huge Common Core problem solving workbook. For each problem type and situation, there are 3 problems for your students to solve.
This packet includes word problems with "MANAGEABLE NUMBERS." This ensures that your students are learning the PROCESS of solving word problems.
Challenge problems with larger numbers are included for those students who are ready. With 70 pages in all...it's enough to provide meaningful and careful practice with Common Core word problems!
An answer key is included for your convenience.
This packet utilizes a format based on Singapore Math's RICE strategy: Record, Illustrate, Compute and Explain.
There is also a heavy emphasis on Singapore Math Bar Models
(Model Drawings) throughout the workbook.
How do Bar Models Help With Problem Solving?
Based on Singapore Math Strategies, A Bar Model is a learning tool designed to help students solve math word problems accurately and efficiently. Bar Models help students to model mathematical relationships and identify known and unknown quantities. A Bar Model provides students with a powerful image that organizes information and simplifies the problem solving process.
PLEASE DOWNLOAD MY FREE STUDENT AND PARENT HANDBOOK THAT ACCOMPANIES THIS PACKET. IN IT, YOU WILL FIND AN EXPLANATION OF EACH TYPE OF COMMON CORE WORD PROBLEM.
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