Solving multi-step word problems is a requirement with Common Core Math standards. Here is a acronym to help students remember the strategies involved in solving such rigorous problems. With “S.W.E.E.P” the students can better perform on constructive response questions on their state-mandated tests. Here’s how you can teach kids to show their thinking!
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How to “Explain Your Thinking” Poster
Students learn various strategies for showing their thinking, how they arrived at a solution and explain their work. Using the SWEEP acronym you can help students remember that there are multiple ways to show their work or explain their thinking. Teachers are so clever and this is a great example! This free poster can be a nice reminder once you’ve taught the strategies.
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