Reflection: Checks for Understanding Quiz 2 : Multiplication Word Multi-Step Problems: 1x2,1x3,1x4 digit and estimation - Section 1: Warm Up: Quick Review to Get Ready


A CCSS Breakthrough in class! One of my hopes as I teach CCSS is that students start to show thinking and reasoning about their math. I know it comes very slowly. Sometimes, especially with word problems, I never think it will happen.  Students have been so engrained to solve problems without thinking that this has been really tough. During the review an amazing thing happened! The equation for the first word problem produced a double digit by double digit problem. I mentioned that they hadn't been instructed to solve a double digit by double digit problem yet. I suggested that they multiply each set of peanut butter cases against the amount of jars instead to avoid the double digit by double digit equation.

One of my students raised her hand and said..." But yes we can solve it, Mrs. Kanthack, we just need to pull apart one of the factors and multiply it using expanded form."

I about fell over.

Thinking! How refreshing! CCSS are taking hold? I hope so! I jumped up and down, did a happy dance, and really praised her thinking.

  CCSS Breakthrough!
  Checks for Understanding: CCSS Breakthrough!
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Quiz 2 : Multiplication Word Multi-Step Problems: 1x2,1x3,1x4 digit and estimation

Unit 13: Multiplication Unit
Lesson 9 of 19

Objective: SWBAT show what they know about solving multi step word problems

Big Idea: After a quick review warm up, students will write a quiz showing that they know how to take apart and solve multi-step word problems.

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