This is a fun, engaging 6 station pack that will have your 6th-8th grade students demonstrating a higher level thinking.
Station 1: A graphic organizer with a word bank to help students decipher LCM/GCF and negative/positive integer word problems
Station 2: Create your own LCM/GCF word problems
Station 3: Error Analysis: Students will read a word problem and an incorrect solution then find and explain the error. Finally they will solve the problem correctly.
Station 4: Card Sort: Students will match word problems with statements that are true about the processes needed to solve the problem.
Station 5: Standardized Test Prep: Students will write about a real world situation that corresponds with the additive identity, and they will answer two multiple choice questions and reflect on which answers they could eliminate and why.
Station 6: Drawing a model: Students will be prompted to draw a model to solve a multistep problem and explain why the model was helpful.