A teacher-facilitated card sort by number of steps and then the operations.
Students work in small groups to sort one-step problems from two-step problems. Once the teacher approves the sort, they identify the operations for each problem. Once the teacher approves the operations, they work together to solve the problems.
8 problems to sort and solve and a recording sheet.
Use in small groups, during guided maths, during tutoring or intervention and in rotations.
This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions, problems on cards, a recording sheet and conversation starters that give students what they need to have meaningful academic discussions.
Australian Curriculum alignment
Apply place value to partition, rearrange and regroup numbers to at least 10 000 to assist calculations and solve problems
Apply place value to partition, rearrange and regroup numbers to at least tens of thousands to assist calculations and solve problems
Develop efficient mental and written strategies and use appropriate digital technologies for multiplication and for division where there is no remainder
Represent and solve problems involving multiplication using efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital technologies
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