Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 4

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Fresh off the press, these math newsletters will challenge the problem solving skills of your young mathematicians. With an incredibly wide variety of questions covering the topics of arithmetic and geometry, these unique worksheets would make a great addition to the resource library of any upper-elementary or middle school math teacher.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Hand out a different newsletter at the start of each week, having students work on them as a warm -up activities or when they finish their classwork early
  • Allow pairs of students to work on these exercises together, having them share out their strategies when correcting the worksheets as a class
Classroom Considerations

  • Designed for fourth graders, these problems are challenging enough to be used with fifth and even sixth graders
Pros

  • Ten different newsletters are included in this collection, each one having between eight and ten math problems
  • Within each newsletter are descriptions of different problem-solving strategies and tips for setting personal goals
  • Included with each newsletter is an answer key that offers short explanations for how to solve the problems
Cons

  • None