**Math Strategies**

Students will be learning different strategies to solve real world math problems. They will begin with the following assignment which is a strategy on how to solve word problems in an easy manner.

CUBES

Create a poster with the following criteria (note, you may use the internet for ideas - search CUBES strategies):

1. Must be about 8 1/2 in. by 11 in. poster (you may use white or construction paper)

2. Must contain the CUBES acronym. (5 points)

C circle all numbers

U underline the question

B box any key words

E evaluate

S solve and check

3. Must be interactive (liftable flaps, use of netting, etc.) or 3D (make cubes, etc.) (2 points)

4. Must be creative. (3 points)

Due tomorrow during class (you will have some class time about 1/2 hour). 21st century skill points - information.

Students will be learning different strategies to solve real world math problems. They will begin with the following assignment which is a strategy on how to solve word problems in an easy manner.

CUBES

Create a poster with the following criteria (note, you may use the internet for ideas - search CUBES strategies):

1. Must be about 8 1/2 in. by 11 in. poster (you may use white or construction paper)

2. Must contain the CUBES acronym. (5 points)

C circle all numbers

U underline the question

B box any key words

E evaluate

S solve and check

3. Must be interactive (liftable flaps, use of netting, etc.) or 3D (make cubes, etc.) (2 points)

4. Must be creative. (3 points)

Due tomorrow during class (you will have some class time about 1/2 hour). 21st century skill points - information.