Problem-Solving Strategy: Solve a Simpler Problem
In this problem solving activity, learners use a bar graph to solve a problem, drawing or writing to explain, then "use a simpler problem" to solve the same problem again, and explain. Houghton Mifflin text is referenced.
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Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric Measurement
Convert young mathematicians' knowledge of place value into an understanding of the metric system with this five-lesson unit. Through a series of problem solving activities and practice exercises, students learn about the relationship...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 6
Think, question, brainstorm, and make your way through a newsletter full of puzzles and word problems. The resource includes 10 different newsletters, all with interesting problems, to give class members an out-of-the box math experience.
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Saxon Math Intermediate 5 - Student Edition
Expand your resource library with this collection of Saxon math materials. Covering a wide range of topics from basic arithmetic and place value, to converting between fractions, decimals, and percents, these example problems and skills...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 5
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...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable