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Giant Story Problems: Reading Comprehension through Math Problem-Solving
|Grades||1 – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||One 30-minute & one 60-minute session|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
General classroom supplies (chart paper, colored markers, white construction paper, glue, crayons, and pencils)
- Prepare several appropriate story problems beforehand, either by using a large word-processing font or by writing them by hand. Story Problems should be on individual pieces of paper so that each group will receive only one story problem, and so that each group receives a different problem. More story problems can be written by the teacher, photocopied and enlarged from workbooks, or found online.
- Prepare heterogeneous groups, balanced with student strengths according to problem-solving, drawing, and writing skills.