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Math Riddles: Great Critical Thinking Activities for Small Guided Math Groups

Posted on July 13, 2011. Filed under: Assessment, During the Guided Math Lesson, Elementary math, Guided math, Manipulatives, Math Centers, Math is a Language, Problem Solving | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Riddles are a great motivation for learning math.  Here are several links to place value riddles that can get your students thinking.  Definitely allow your students to use concrete materials for solving the problems.  After much work with the riddles, move the children to becoming problem posers as well as problem solvers

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Resource 7   (great article for scaffolding riddles by grade level)

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki













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