Classic Middle-Grades Problems for the Classroom

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Puzzles don't have to be puzzling with a little mathematics help. Young scholars use their knowledge of factors and fractions to solve riddles. Questions encourage multiple solution methods as they highlight important mathematical concepts.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Incorporate during a unit on factors
  • Ask early finishers to solve the problem using a different method
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects a fluency with multiplication and division
Pros

  • Includes sample student work with multiple solution methods
  • Provides extension activities for advanced pupils
Cons

  • None
Common Core