Are you looking for a way to increase student performance in math? This lesson provides students with a unique way to deconstruct and understand a mathematical word problem through the use of a graphic organizer.
Included in this download:
- PowerPoint Presentation that explicitly shows students how to complete the word problem graphic organizer. (Also provided in PDF form)
- Blank Word Problem Graphic Organizer (printable)
This lesson is a great way to support problem solving skills and can be used at multiple grade levels. Once students understand how to use the graphic organizer it can be used over and over with a variety of word problems. It is a great resource to use during test prep as one of it focuses is on test distracters. This lesson also aligns with common core through the use of several mathematical practices.