Finding & Correcting Mistakes – Whole Number Operations
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
- labeling the answer incorrectly
- using the extra information in the solution.
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.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.
Find whole-number quotients of whole numbers with up to four-digit dividends and two-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and expl...
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