One of the best strategies I've discovered to help my students tackle the language behind word problems is called CUBES. I'm happy to share the power of this acronym that helps my students tackle tough math problems with more success than ever before.
Summary of lesson plan: Students will pretend to be Witch’s and Wizards and will invent a magic potion. They have strict instructions from the head witch aka Teacher, that their potion can only be 600 millilitres. They must think of 6 different ingredients to put into their potion. Unfortunately, if one of those ingredients isRead More