## Reflection: Routines and Procedures The Recipe for a Great Word Problem - Section 2: Develop the Concept

While introducing this routine I found that I did not spend enough time developing the concept.  More time should have been spent creating lessons as a whole class, and students should be given several more opportunities to work in partnerships to create word problems.  I found that I needed to review the routine with several students who did not have full understanding of the expectations.

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Routines and Procedures: Mystery Math Reflection

# The Recipe for a Great Word Problem

Unit 1: Addition and Subtraction Basic Training
Lesson 1 of 7

## Big Idea: The big idea of this lesson is to have students write their own word problems to help them have a better understanding of mathematical operations, as they relate to real world scenarios.

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### Kristen O'Connor

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