Posters highlighting 10 problem solving strategies.
- 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 large problem
- Make an organized list
- Solve a simpler problem
- Work backwards.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with...
Solve two-step word problems using the four operations. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including roundi...
Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unkn...
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