Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 5

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Looking for a way to challenge the problem-solving abilities of your young mathematicians? Then look no further. This collect of newsletter worksheets engages learners with a variety of interesting word problems that cover topics ranging from multiplication and division to area, perimeter, and volume.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Hand out these newsletters at the beginning of each week, using them as warm-up activities and/or options for children finishing their classwork early
  • Allow children to compare and discuss their answers with a partner before correcting them as a class
Classroom Considerations
  • Despite being intended for use with fifth graders, these problems are difficult enough to be used in the sixth and even seventh grades
  • Ten different newsletters are included in this resource, each one offering between seven and nine math problems
  • Provided with each newsletter is an answer key that offers explanations for the given solutions
  • Included in the newsletters are descriptions of different problem solving strategies and tips for setting personal learning goals
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