Word Problem Exchange
Students discuss elements of word problems: key words, data, computation clues, and unnecessary information and use the four steps of problem solving to find a solution and check for reasonableness.
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Math Stars: a Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 8
You've just hit the jackpot of integrating math problems and riddles with this jumbo-sized resource! Written as a newsletter, scroll through 35 pages of puzzles and quality problems to engage and encourage your learners to inquire and...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Thirty-four Proportions and Word Problems Solved Using Proportions
Seventeen simple proportions are provided for math classes to solve. They are followed by 17 proportion word problems. This is a terrific mix of practical and real-world application practice. Answers are provided at the bottom of the...
7th - 9th Math
Math Stars: a Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 7
Put on your thinking caps because middle school math has never been more interesting in this huge resource full of thought provoking questions. Written as a newsletter, the resource has 10 two-page newsletters with a variety of...
6th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Sketching a Graph from a Story Problem
One of the beauties of mathematics is the ability to take words and turn them into symbols. The lesson uses a graph to tell a story, and translates a description of water changing temperatures into a graph. The instructor then reviews...
4 mins 11th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable