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Math problem solving

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Brush Up Your Elementary Math Skills with These Worksheets: Worksheet

Use these math printables to help second-graders learn to do word problems, involving such concepts as shapes, patterns, days of the week, and money.

Word Problem Steps using "cubes!"

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Problem solving tends to REALLY throw students for a loop when they're first introduced to it. Up until this point, math has been numbers, but now, math is numbers and words. I discuss four important steps I take in teaching problem solving, and I provide you with examples as I go. You can also check out my math workshop problem solving unit for third grade!

Learn some tips and ideas to teaching about the strategies and steps to problem solving in math in this blog post, and grab a freebie to get you started!

This resource is exactly what you are looking for! This is a great bundle that I use in my classroom to teach real world addition and subtraction of money! It includes a fun and colorful "Bakery Menu" with a variety of adding and subtracting math problem solving skills. Students use the Bakery Menu to answer a variety of different questions/math problems. My students are SO motivated by Menu Math and it teaches them valuable "real world" math skills.

This resource is exactly what you are looking for! This is a great bundle that I use in my classroom to teach real world addition and subtraction of money! It includes a fun and colorful "Bakery Menu" with a variety of adding and subtracting math problem solving skills. Students use the Bakery Menu to answer a variety of different questions/math problems. My students are SO motivated by Menu Math and it teaches them valuable "real world" math skills.

Ms. Cao's 4th Grade Math: CUBES Problem Solving Strategy

Monday, September 30, 2013 Students learned that there are special rules for dividing numbers by 1 and by 0. Rule: A number divided by 1 is that number. Examples: 4 / 1 = 4 or 55 / 1 = 55 Rule: A number divided by itself (except 0) is 1. Examples: 17 / 17 = 1 or 135 / 135 = 1 Rule: Zero divided by a number (except 0) is 0. Examples: 0 / 4 = 0 or 0 / 15 = 0 Rule: You cannot divide a number by zero. Examples: 7 / 0 cannot be done. 12 / 0 cannot be done. Students didn't get to watch Division…