Problem Solving with Story Boxes, Grades K–2

Problem Solving with Story Boxes, Grades K–2

Problem Solving with Story Boxes invites children to pose as well as solve problems. Students move from solving teacher-posed problems to creating their own picture problems. They construct and share their own strategies for adding, subtracting, grouping, and partitioning. Created to complement Box It or Bag It mathematics, these materials can also be used to enhance any K–2 curriculum.

Problem Solving with Story Boxes Kindergarten
K
Invitations to Problem Solving with Story Boxes invites Kindergartens to be problem posers as well as problem solvers. Guides features lessons plans, blacklines, instructions for preparing manipulatives, and assessment ideas.
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Problem Solving with Story Boxes Grades 1 and 2
1–2
Posing and Solving Problems with Story Boxes invites first and second grade children to be problem posers as well as problem solvers. Guides features lessons plans, blacklines, instructions for preparing manipulatives, and assessment ideas.
SB12PDF
Theme Beans Kindergarten Set
K
Electronic file with images of bean-shaped counters necessary to implement all six themes presented in Invitations to Problem Solving with Story Boxes Kindergarten including Cat Cottage, Spooky House, Penguins, Frogs and Toads, Burger Hut Kids, and Rainbow Bears. Includes author's note regarding options for creating bean shapes.
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Theme Beans Grades 1 and 2 Set
1–2
Electronic file with images of bean-shapes needed to implement the all themes in Posing and Solving Problems with Story Boxes Grades 1 and 2 including Presents and Cookies, Schoolbus Kids, Ghosts, Night Critters and Teddy Bears. Includes author's note regarding options for creating bean shapes.
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