Higher level questions An open ended mathematics question to help students explore the concept of fractions of a group. Students can choose how many flowers in the garden but can be challenged to choose a number that is a multiple of
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Even I was challenged to do this one. Might be good for gifted upper grade students, but is still incredibly challenging. Would probably work for more students if it was addition.
Freebie: Open-ended question for math. Favorite answer a student gave: a spider and Santa. I love how wide open this question is. It can spark a lot of good math talk and creativity.
These Open Ended Maths Problems will get your students thinking! What strategies can they use to find their answer? How many different answers can they come up with? How will they record their answers?
Open ended mathematics problem solving tasks help cater to different student abilities. They also encourage flexible thinking. You can download some free sample open ended tasks from Learning Sprouts on DBT: http://designedbyteachers.com.au/marketplace/open-ended-mathematics-addition-subtraction-task-cards-sample/ And from Learning Sprouts on TpT: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Open-Ended-Mathematics-Addition-and-Subtraction-Task-Cards-Sample-1712014
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Rich mathematical tasks are such a good way to generate engagement and enthusiasm in your classroom. Providing kids with low floor, high ceiling tasks are a great way to get big math ideas, work on perseverance and get kids excited about math