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Problem Solving Strategies

PDF | 11 pages|Grades: 3 - 7

A set of 10 posters outlining problem solving strategies.

Strategies include:

  • Guess and check
  • Make a table or chart
  • Draw a picture or diagram
  • Act out the problem
  • Find a pattern or use a rule
  • Check for relevant or irrelevant information
  • Find smaller parts of a larger problem
  • Make an organised list
  • Solve a simpler problem
  • Work Backwards

Print these posters and display them in your classroom as a reference for students.

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I am looking for a informative writing unit for year 5 and 6 au. Do you have this….I have had no luck find one.


Nerolie · May 11th, 2016

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