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Idea 280: FREE 4-Way Differentiated Resources for Word Problems with Some Extraneous Facts.

DOWNLOAD THE INPUT SLIDES HERE DOWNLOAD THE PROBLEMS HERE Ask your class: “I have 5 pens in one hand and 5 pens in my other hand. How many rulers do I have altogether?” You’ll probably get the answer: “10!” This … Continue reading

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Idea 158: Maths Word Problems With a Twist

One of the issues with children doing maths word problems is that they often know that all the information listed for them will definitely be needed and relevant to the problem. This means they very quickly skim over the content … Continue reading

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