Find the mistake with one-, two-step, and multi-step problems.
Each of the problems has been solved, but the solutions contain mistakes!
Students find the mistakes, and then explain and correct them.
- answering the wrong question
- making an arithmetic error
- choosing the wrong operation
- using one operation when two is needed to solve the problem.
8 problems include whole numbers and all operations.
Use during guided math, during tutoring or intervention, with small groups, or in centers.
This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions, a detailed answer key, and conversation starters that give students what they need to have meaningful academic discussions.
TeachTransform creates fun math activities that get students involved in real math. We bring decades of education experience to the task, and we believe that students learn best when teachers and students are having fun.
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