A 4 corners investigation focused on choosing the right operation to solve a problem.
Which operation do I use? In this teacher-facilitated, 4 corners activity, students work in groups to decide which operation to use and then defend their choice. After choosing the operations for each problem, students work together to solve them.
4 corners investigation with 8 one-step problems.
Use in small groups, during guided maths, during tutoring or intervention and with the whole class.
This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions, problems to project for the whole class, recording sheet, Operations and Spokesperson labels, answer key 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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