## Problem Solving

It is time to start mastering and applying basic computation skills.

It is important for students to learn to justify their answers and communicate their processes for other people.

That means we will be working extensively on the following problem solving strategies.

It is important for students to learn to justify their answers and communicate their processes for other people.

That means we will be working extensively on the following problem solving strategies.

Act It Out (AIO)
Choose the Appropriate Operation (CAO) Draw a Picture (DAP) Educated Guess and Check (EGAC) Eliminate Unnecessary Information (EUI) Estimate (EST) Find a Pattern (FAP) Guess and Check (GAC) Identify Necessary Information (INI) Locate Key Words (LKW) |
(MAG) Make a Graph
(MAAL) Make an Organized List (MAT) Make a Table (PPP) Practice, Practice, Practice (UAF) Use a Formula (ULT) Use Logical Thinking (UMV) Use Math Vocabulary (WASP) Work a Smaller Problem (WIB) Work It Backwards (WAE) Write an Equation |