Finding & Correcting Mistakes – Whole Number Operations
Each of the problems has been solved, but the solutions contain mistakes! It’s the student’s job to find the mistakes, explain them, and correct them. This kind of analysis will help students pay attention to the way problems are solved and help them isolate the kinds of mistakes they make themselves.
8 problems that include all operations with whole numbers
Use with small groups, during guided math, in tutoring or invention, and in centers.
This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions, an answer key, and conversation starters that give students what they need to have meaningful academic discussions.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
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...
Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
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