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UPS Check for Math Problem Solving

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We are utilizing problem-solving method called UPS check.  The students are using this model as a strategy to solve  word problems.  These are the steps we utilize in class:
 
U - Understand the Problem
     What do you know?  What do you want to know?
P - Make a plan
     Choose to draw a picture, act the problem out, guess
     and check, or look for a pattern. Decide if you will 
     add, subtract, multiply, or divide.
S - Solve the problem using a number sentence
 
Check - Is my answer reasonable and does it make sense?
 
Please utilize UPS on homework assignments that have problem solving questions.  Thank you!
 
 

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UPS Check Poster.pdf    
Created at 11/13/2009 5:42 PM by Lee, Cynthia
Last modified at 8/31/2012 3:49 PM by Lee, Cynthia