Find the mistake with one- and two-step problems.
All the problems are worked, but they are all wrong! Students find and correct the mistakes to solve the problems. Errors include:
- Making an arithmetic error
- Choosing the wrong operation
- Using only one operation when more than one operation is needed
- Labeling the answer incorrectly.
8 (incorrectly worked) problems to 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
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