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Materials:

  • White board
  • White board maker
  • Paper
  • Pencil

Goals:

  • learn and use the 4 Step Plan for solving word problems

Resource Instructions

Introduce the 4 step plan for solving word problems

READ EACH PROBLEM 2 Times

Step # 1 UNDERSTAND: ask "What do you know?"  and "What do you need to know?"

Step #2 PLAN:  "What operation do we us?  (+.-,X, or divide), make a table, draw a picture, compare or contrast

Step # 3 SOLVE: Solve the problem using the chosen plan

Step # 4 CHECK: reread the problem, Does it make sense when you plug in your answer?

Extensions:

Practice using word problems given from your own teaching sources.

Assessment:

Make-up a few problems using your students names within the problem.  Use released questions, or use mathematics edition from your own school to create test.  A test can also be generated through on-line resources.

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