Fun, Reproducible Stories with Companion Word Problems That Build Important Math Skills . . . and Promote Literacy!
By Betsy Franco
Build students' math muscles with this appealing collection of age-perfect stories and companion word problems! Even your most reluctant learners will love these fun reproducibles that reinforce essential math skills—addition, subtraction, multiplication, fractions, patterns, etc. —and introduce the key problem-solving strategies including Guess and Check, Drawing a Diagram and Working Backward. A great way to connect math and reading! 64 pages.
The major benefits of using the problem-solving stories in this book include the following:• The humor and subject matter of the stories engage students in the problem-solving process.• Students learn and practice specific early problem-solving strategies one at a time.• Students add some powerful problem-solving strategies to their “tool boxes.”• Students practice a wide variety of math skills in the context of problem solving.• The stories help build students’ reading comprehension skills.