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Half Man, Half Cyborg - Find the Mistake with Whole Number Operations

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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

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