These task cards are a fun way for your students to practice their problem solving skills! Using the acronym UPESC (understand, plan, estimate, solve check) on a consistent basis will help your scholars manage their impulsivity to jump straight to solving word problems before really understanding all of the important information.
Use this resource as a center or or for small group intervention!
The answer key is included!
Available in color and black & white!
-The meaning of the acronym UPESC
-Analyzing bar models (what is the operation)
-Creating bar models (draw a bar model to represent this expression)
-Understanding word problems (draw a bar model to represent this word problem)