Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge Missing or Extra Information - Section 2: Task


After I have worked directly with the students on a skill, I like to use a task.  A task gives the students more practice on the skill while working in groups.  Allowing the students to work in groups gives the students different perspectives from their classmates.  Students can learn from each other.  As the students work on a task, I am the facilitator, walking around monitoring and questioning the students to lead them to the solution.

  Using a Task
  Connection to Prior Knowledge: Using a Task
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Missing or Extra Information

Unit 6: Problem-Solving Strategies
Lesson 2 of 7

Objective: SWBAT identify the essential information that is needed to solve real-world problems.

Big Idea: Sometimes word problems contain information that is not needed in order to solve the problem.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Operations and Expressions, real, Missing or extra information, word problems
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