Students solve story problems in small groups. They share their problem solving strategies by examining who, what, where, when, why, and how to address each problem. They complete a K-W-L-I chart as a group to summarize their findings.
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Problem Solving: Write a Number Sentence
I really like this instructional activity. Kinder or 1st graders read a simple story problem, draw an image to represent the problem, pull out important information, compose a number sentence based on the problem then solve. This is a...
K - 1st English Language Arts
Living Things and Their Needs: The Math Link
Enrich your study of living things with these cross-curricular math activities. Following along with the story Tillena Lou's Day in the Sun, learners will practice addition and subtraction, learn how to measure volume and length, work on...
K - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Jack and the Beanstalk: Measurement Ideas
Have fun with Jack and his beanstalk! Primary learners will practice skills at various activity centers, including: weight measurement, money, art, nonstandard length measurement, problem solving, music, reading, and writing. Every...
K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Summer Machines Activity: How Can We Move This Box of Blocks?
Students discover there's more than one way to move a heavy load. In this problem solving lesson plan, students use observation and problem-solving skills as they experiment with simple machines in order to transport loads.
Pre-K - K Math
A Scents-able Solution
Elementary pupils apply problem solving strategies within a budget. Learners use math operations and knowledge of money to create a bouquet for less than $10.00. Websites and recording sheets are used, and they complete the instructional...
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed