Take your fifth grade students on a problem solving adventure with 180 Days of Problem Solving. This classroom resource boosts confidence as students approach multi-step, higher level word problems. With changes in math standards, teachers need an easy-to-use tool to help them quickly implement daily practice that goes beyond routine word problems. This powerful tool provides teachers with daily activities to strengthen the critical thinking skills fifth grade students need to advance to the next level. Aligned with national standards, 180 Days of Problem Solving readies students for college and career readiness.
Each thematic unit focuses in on a standards-based concept
Students will explore visual representations, analyze different approaches, discover diverse ways to handle complex, non-routine problems, and see how these skills apply in real-life situations
Teacher-friendly lessons outline activities to boost critical thinking skills with complex word problems