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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The Recipe for a Great Word Problem

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

Objective: Students will be able to choose a mathematical operation, create a number sentence, write a word problem for that number sentence, and draw an accurate picture to display that number sentence.

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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