Volunteers: Math, Problem Solving and Critical Thinking!

Volunteers: Math, Problem Solving and Critical Thinking!
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5 MB|31 pages
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How many children will be helping to renovate the neighborhood playground? See if your students can answer that question, and then create volunteer teams, using their math, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. Students will model, use patterns, and more as they work to conquer the challenges in this unique problem set!

This download includes a complete problem-solving journey to get your students thinking, including 2 unique, engaging, problem-solving tasks; the Problem, and its Exstemsion.

Created by teachers, with teachers and parents in mind, each task is built to challenge students to use their prior knowledge, and think creatively as they strive to solve the context-driven problems.

This download includes the following additional teaching tools:

•Thinking skills (what kind of thinking are kids building here?)



•Supporting Questions (ideas for the questions you might as a student when they are stuck, place where they are most likely to get stuck!)

•Big Ideas (what are the math ideas built through this problem?)

No PREP required! Each challenge is ready to PRINT, and comes with an easy to use, 100% complete, and detailed solution!

Math Category: Graph theory/Combinatorics/Number sense and logical thinking

Perfect for grades 6+

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31 pages
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