50 problem-solving lessons: The best from 10 years of math by Marilyn Burns

By Marilyn Burns

For a few years, Marilyn Burns has produced a e-newsletter for lecturers. each one e-newsletter comprises classroom-tested actions from academics around the kingdom. This compilation provides the newsletters' most sensible problem-solving classes for grades 1-6. the teachings span the strands of the mathematics curriculum and are illustrated with kid's paintings.

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The arrived at an incorrect conclusion, however, but were satisfied with their results. They wrote: We drew three seventeens and it added up to fifty. Lauren drew 17 squares for each person and checked her answer by adding 17 three times. After figuring that 7 + 7 + 7 was 21, she made the common error of writing the larger digit in the 1s place and carrying the smaller. This resulted in the incorrect sum of 42. Confused, she tried adding 15 three times, and arrived at 45. That’s as far as she went.

I see that only four people made rockets and six people made butterflies,” said Ana. ” asked Bonnie. Jesse observed that there were nine kites in the Kites column. Then another child spoke up. “There are seven more kites than spaceships. ” During the class discussion, the students talked about differences and similarities among the shapes; which shape they had the most of, least of, and the same number of; how many more rockets there were than birds; and so on. This classifying activity was preparation for a class exploration to focus children on the properties of geometric shapes.

It may help to include drawings on your plan so it’s clear to me what to do, but I also want you to explain your plan in words. ” Jason asked. ” Bonnie then reviewed the instructions and wrote on the board: The children’s writing showed a variety of methods. Bonnie was not surprised that none of the first graders used the language of fractions to describe how much each child would get. Although experience with the language of halves is common, young children haven’t had similar experience with other fractions.

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