HOW TO SOLVE WORD PROBLEMS IN MATH! Read the problem and think about the question. Identify each piece of information needed to answer the question. Determine the order in which you must work with the pieces of information. Write and Solve a number sentence to find each piece of information. Check your solution by re-reading … Read moreSolving Math Word Problems & Keys to Word Problems
When to use What to do “BEFORE” starting to read • Read and circle directions • Read and circle title • Read and underline the heading, boldface or italicized words in the passage • Circle and study charts, diagrams, graphs, maps, tables, and illustrations • Read and circle captions • Read the questions and … Read moreReading and Test Taking Strategies
Example: Mr. Núñez has four times as many cookies as Ms. Aida. Together they have 305 cookies. How many cookies does Mr. Núñez have? Step 1: draw boxes for the known amount ( # of times) Mr. Núñez ☐☐☐☐ Step 2: Draw one box on top to represent the other person Ms. Aida ☐ … Read moreDivision: Draw a Diagram
Difficulty What to look for… Too EASY You can read the words smoothly You know how to say all of the words You know the meaning of all the words instantly You totally understand the story You’ve read this book many times before Your reading rate was too quick Your thinking came easily as you … Read moreJust Right Books!