Type:

Other

Description:

This lesson presents two classic problems (Mangoes Problem and Sailors and Coconuts problem) that can be represented and solved in several different ways. Middle-grades students work in groups on the problems, sharing their ideas. Handouts are included, and these classroom solution attempts are described in detail: working backward, guess and check, drawing a picture, and writing an equation.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Process skills,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Middle School,NSDL,Communication,Grade 8,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184508573T,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Grade 6,Problem solving,Word problems,Strategies,Education,Reasoning,Grade 7

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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