Here's a packet with a series of task cards on the "Working Backwards" strategy.

Here's a packet with a series of task cards on the "Working Backwards" strategy.

Visit Luminous Learning to download a FREE math problem solving strategies handout. Luminous Learning is dedicated to empowering students with learning disabilities, helping them become more confident math learners.

Visit Luminous Learning to download a FREE math problem solving strategies handout. Luminous Learning is dedicated to empowering students with learning disabilities, helping them become more confident math learners.

Twenty weeks of 5th grade math challenge problems! Twenty sets of challenging no-prep 5th Grade enrichment math problems that will challenge your most advanced math learners. The problems are great for early finishers, gifted students, or for whole group math problem solving challenges. A great way to promote critical thinking problem solving skills and challenge all of your math learners.$

5th Grade Problem Solving for Advanced Math Learners, 20 Weeks of Enrichment

Twenty weeks of 5th grade math challenge problems! Twenty sets of challenging no-prep 5th Grade enrichment math problems that will challenge your most advanced math learners. The problems are great for early finishers, gifted students, or for whole group math problem solving challenges. A great way to promote critical thinking problem solving skills and challenge all of your math learners.$

Math Problem Solving Strategies. These are more advanced math problem solving strategies. The examples work better for grades 5-5- Teaching to Inspire with Jennifer Findley

Math Problem Solving Strategies

Math Problem Solving Strategies. These are more advanced math problem solving strategies. The examples work better for grades 5-5- Teaching to Inspire with Jennifer Findley

Give students a Top Secret envelope filled with problem/solution case files. If they solve the problems, they become members of The Problem Detectives Club!

Give students a Top Secret envelope filled with problem/solution case files. If they solve the problems, they become members of The Problem Detectives Club!

Math Problem Solving- FREE: Steps for Non-Routine Problem Solving Flip-Book.  This is the perfect tool for equipping your students with the powerful 4 steps of problem solving: 1. Understand, 2. Plan, 3. Execute, 4. Review

Non-Routine Problem Solving

Math Problem Solving- FREE: Steps for Non-Routine Problem Solving Flip-Book. This is the perfect tool for equipping your students with the powerful 4 steps of problem solving: 1. Understand, 2. Plan, 3. Execute, 4. Review

Blog post...when students forget they are doing math!  Great problem solving experiences are SO important for students!

"This isn't math!"

Blog post...when students forget they are doing math! Great problem solving experiences are SO important for students!

Discussion Starters for Math Problem Solving: Discussion Starters for Math Problem Solving: 14 printable cards with question stems and prompts you can ask during problem solving activities to promote critical thinking skills. (priced item)

10 classroom routines that get kids talking (and writing) about math strategies

Discussion Starters for Math Problem Solving: Discussion Starters for Math Problem Solving: 14 printable cards with question stems and prompts you can ask during problem solving activities to promote critical thinking skills. (priced item)

Oh Boy Fourth Grade's math problem solving strategy packet on Teacher's Notebook

Oh Boy Fourth Grade's math problem solving strategy packet on Teacher's Notebook

Decimals, Area, Perimeter, and a side of guacamole! This PBL lets students start up their own Taco Truck business.  They'll make the menu, decide on prices, and build a truck to create an unbelievable combo platter of math and real-world skills. Taking taco orders is even on the menu. A project based learning activity like this pushes kids to be creative while applying multiple skills (math, problem solving, collaboration). Engage and motivate while making tacos! $

Run A Taco Truck, A Project Based Learning Activity (PBL)

Decimals, Area, Perimeter, and a side of guacamole! This PBL lets students start up their own Taco Truck business. They'll make the menu, decide on prices, and build a truck to create an unbelievable combo platter of math and real-world skills. Taking taco orders is even on the menu. A project based learning activity like this pushes kids to be creative while applying multiple skills (math, problem solving, collaboration). Engage and motivate while making tacos! $

This site has lots of ideas to teach problem solving, then provides lots of problems to solve, with grading keys! Awesome!

This site has lots of ideas to teach problem solving, then provides lots of problems to solve, with grading keys! Awesome!

Middle School Math Task Cards with real-world word problems. Have your students practice problem solving with real-world math problems aligned to the common core. Available for 6th grade math, 7th grade math, and 8th grade math. Perfect for math stations, math assessments and math exit tickets. Equations and Expressions ( EE ) , Number System ( NS ) , Ratios and Proportional Reasoning ( RP ) , Geometry ( G ) , Statistics and Probability ( SP ), Functions (F)

Middle School Math Task Cards with real-world word problems. Have your students practice problem solving with real-world math problems aligned to the common core. Available for 6th grade math, 7th grade math, and 8th grade math. Perfect for math stations, math assessments and math exit tickets. Equations and Expressions ( EE ) , Number System ( NS ) , Ratios and Proportional Reasoning ( RP ) , Geometry ( G ) , Statistics and Probability ( SP ), Functions (F)

CUBES is a strategy for solving math word problems. You can use it as an anchor chart or put it into a math journal for quick reference.C = Circle key numbers and unitsU = Underline the questionB = Box math "action" wordsE = Evaluate and eliminateS = Show your work and check Please leave feedback if you download :) If you have any questions or suggestions, email me at vanlam.luu@gmail.com.

CUBES is a strategy for solving math word problems. You can use it as an anchor chart or put it into a math journal for quick reference.C = Circle key numbers and unitsU = Underline the questionB = Box math "action" wordsE = Evaluate and eliminateS = Show your work and check Please leave feedback if you download :) If you have any questions or suggestions, email me at vanlam.luu@gmail.com.

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