Estimation Problem Solving
In this estimation worksheet, students analyze a list of prices for materials to build a set for a play. Students use estimation or find the exact answer to 6 story problems about the price list.
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Practical Problems Involving Decimals
After discussing decimals and "going shopping" in the classroom, young mathematicians are given four practical word problems that require them to estimate their answers, given specific information. The highlight of the activity is having...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Fact Learning, Mental Computation, Estimation
Need help with mental math in your classroom? This guide is full of tips, tricks, and examples to help the teacher encourage learners to use their brain instead of a calculator. Practice problems are included with reasons how to use...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Fun with Problem Solving
Using a varity of strategies, young mathematicians solve multistep word problems. They play a logic game as a whole group, and then work with a partner on a computer to complete a worksheet that requires a variety of problem solving...
3rd - 6th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Estimate Answers to Problems Involving Fractions Using Area Models
Smart mathematicians estimate answers to get a sense of whether their calculated answers make sense. Find out how to do this with area models in the first of five videos dedicated to assessing the reasonableness of word problem answers...
5 mins 4th - 6th Math CCSS: Designed