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Mathematize It!: Going Beyond Key Words to Make Sense of Word Problems

Mathematize It!: Going Beyond Key Words to Make Sense of Word Problems


Item # 505397
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Recommended Grade(s): 3-5
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Mathematize It! Going Beyond Key Words to Make Sense of Word Problems, Grades 3-5 shares a reasoning approach that helps students dig into the problem to uncover the underlying mathematics, deeply consider the problem’s context, and employ strong operation sense to solve it. Through the process of mathematizing, the authors provide an explanation of a consistent method—and specific instructional strategies—to take the initial focus off specific numbers and computations and put it on the actions and relationships expressed in the problem. 193 pages.

Sure to enhance teachers’ own operation sense, this user-friendly resource for Grades 3-5:
• Offers a systematic mathematizing process for students to use when solving word problems
• Gives practice opportunities and dozens of problems to leverage in the classroom
• Provides specific examples of questions and explorations for all four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals
• Demonstrates the use of concrete manipulatives to model problems with dozens of short videos
• Includes end-of-chapter activities and reflection questions

Key features:
• Dozens of word problems for teacher practice and classroom use
• More than 35 brief videos demonstrating how to use concrete manipulatives to model word problems
• Student work samples
• Teacher workspace for practice
• End-of-chapter activities and reflection questions


  • Type: Resource Books
  • ISBN/UPC 9781506395272
  • Author: Sara Delano Moore, Kimberly Morrow-Leong, Linda M. Gojak
  • Format: Softcover


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